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Compliance Director, Nonprofit, Los Angeles, CA

By December 23, 2021 No Comments

We are representing an established mission-driven nonprofit in their search for a Compliance Director in Los Angeles.

Why Join Us:

  • Reporting directly to the CEO and leading compliance and ethics across the organization, you will have opportunity to build and improve upon the existing compliance framework with full support from the executive team and Board
  • Strongly mission-driven organization with an existing culture of compliance and strong reputation and sustained reliable funding and investment

Expectations first 12 months:

  • Develop collaborative relationships with other members of the leadership team, learning the organization through a hands-on approach to compliance processes
  • Work with CEO to establish a plan around expanding the compliance team and the skillsets that would be most useful


  • Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for directing the organization’s compliance program, ensuring compliance with all obligations as established by law, contractual agreement and agency policy
  • Engage in ongoing continued education and/or participate in seminars, trainings and other learning opportunities to ensure up to date command of present Compliance issues and relevant changes to local, state and federal laws
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability; develop and regularly update policies and procedures and implement trainings to minimize or eliminate compliance issues
  • Conduct research into compliance programs’ best practices and recommend changes or innovations, when appropriate
  • Inform employees of all changes in contractual compliance policies and requirements
  • Provide guidance, advice and/or training to improve business’ understanding of related laws and regulatory requirements
  • Conduct client file reviews for contract compliance and conduct training, site visits and internal audits to ensure compliance with contract and agency policies and procedures
  • Act as liaison with external auditors for annual agency and 401k plan audits and maintain strong relationship with auditors throughout the fiscal year
  • Lead all efforts related to funder audits, monitoring reviews, site visits and certifications; interact with regulators on compliance issues
  • Draft and review various agreements, including government grants, fee-for-service contracts, sponsor agreements, MOUs, subcontractor/independent contractor agreements, licenses and leases; prepare contracting packages for funders and ensure competitive bid procedures are met
  • Oversee contractual management systems; prepare summaries of contractual agreements and advise staff regarding contractual obligations
  • Oversee the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization


  • Essential Education: Bachelor’s Degree; Desirable Education: JD or other advanced degree
  • You will bring several years of in-house compliance experience, ideally from a nonprofit background; previous experience must also include hands on contract management and associated organization and analytical skills

Application Process for Compliance Director: Qualified professionals are to submit resume to Steve Harrison:

Published by Conselium Executive Search, the global leader in compliance search.  

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