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Compliance Audit Manager - North America

Arthrex, Inc.
Naples, FL 34102
  • Job Code
    48804




Requisition ID: 48804
Title: Manager - Compliance Audit - North America
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01)
Location: Naples, FL









Please note, this position will be based in Naples, FL or Waltham, MA. We will consider remote work, if necessary, for the most qualified candidate.





Arthrex is a global medical device company and leader in orthopedics medical education. With a corporate mission of Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better, Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and develops more than 1,000 innovative products and procedures each year that support all aspects of orthopedics. The Risk Management & Compliance department is based in Naples, Florida and includes a team of varied compliance, risk management, audit and legal professionals. Arthrex is actively searching for a Compliance Audit Manager for U.S. and Canada to join the Risk Management & Compliance team. The successful candidate will plan and execute the Annual Auditing and Monitoring Plan and risk assessments for the U.S. and Canada in order to assess the effectiveness of the companys corporate compliance program. The individual will conduct and/or oversee the performance of corporate and third-party compliance audits and monitoring activities and effectively document and report findings as well as track implementation of remedial actions. Experience with U.S. anticorruption laws in the pharmaceutical, medical device, or life sciences industries is preferred.





Main Objective:



The Manager - Compliance Audit - North America will assist in the planning and execution of the Annual Auditing and Monitoring Plan and risk assessments of U.S. and Canada in order to assess the effectiveness of the companys corporate compliance program. The individual will be capable of shouldering internal controls, forensic audit, and compliance remediation responsibilities and will report to the Senior Manager, Global Compliance Audit, based in Naples, Florida.





Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Assist with the enhancement of the companys global compliance audit and monitoring program;

  • Assist the Senior Manager, Global Compliance Audit in the development and presentation to the VP Risk Management & Compliance and the Global Risk and Compliance Committee (GRCC) an Annual Auditing and Monitoring Plan of the companys subsidiaries and third parties based on an appropriate risk-based methodology;

  • Ensure effective execution of the Annual Auditing and Monitoring Plan by conducting and/or overseeing the performance of corporate and third-party compliance audits and monitoring activities and effectively document and reporting findings;

  • Support the business and other functions in implementing suitable corrective and remedial actions in response to problem areas identified in the audits and monitoring assessments;

  • Assist with the provision of periodic reports to the VP Risk Management & Compliance and the GRCC on the status of the Annual Auditing and Monitoring Plan, summary of findings, and the implementation of remedial measures;

  • Build partnerships with the Regional Compliance Officer North America, business, and functional stakeholders to assist in the implementation and enhancement of the companys global compliance program;

  • Support investigations of reported compliance-related issues and partner with other gate-keeper functions including the Regional Compliance Officer North America, HR, and Legal to ensure reported concerns are promptly and thoroughly investigated;

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of healthcare compliance rules, regulations, enforcement trends, and industry standards;

  • 20% - 30% travel may be required.



Incidental Duties:



The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.





Education and Experience:



  • Bachelors degree required: preferably in Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Law, or a related field;

  • Certified or Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or other similar professional certifications highly preferred;

  • 5+ years of auditing/monitoring experience required; investigative experience a plus;

  • Experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical, or life sciences industry preferred;

  • Public accounting experience with a Big 4 firm or large national or regional public accounting firm a plus.



Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:



  • Familiarity with laws/regulations applicable to a global healthcare company, including the U.S. Fraud and Abuse laws (e.g., the False Claims Act (FCA), the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), the Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark Law)), and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

  • Familiarity with medical device industry code and standards for interactions with health care professionals, including Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).

  • Comprehensive knowledge of enterprise risk management, internal audit processes, and laws/regulations applicable to a global healthcare company;

  • Proven ability to lead a team of auditors, supervise and develop staff;

  • Demonstrated ability to function at varied levels including hands-on detailed work;

  • High ethical standards and strong business acumen to lead to sound, timely and thorough results and recommendations;

  • Work well with, and manage/supervise insourced, co-sourced or outsourced resources. Demonstrated ability to work as a contributing team member as well as an individual contributor, as necessary;

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis; Demonstrated ability to work with audit management to mitigate financial, operational and compliance risks and issues;

  • Must have strong analytical skills, excellent organizational skills, sound problem identification/solving skills, be detail oriented, and have overall solid business and financial acumen;

  • Must have superior communication skills (written and verbal), superb interpersonal and teamwork skills;

  • Experience using data analytics tools (e.g., ACL, IDEA) is a plus;



Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:



Intermediate (or better) level of proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint. Proficient in MS Visio, MS Teams and MS Project.





Reasoning Ability:



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to understand strategic priorities and apply risk-based considerations to factual analysis.





Language and Communication Skills:



Must demonstrate superior written and verbal communication skills. Must demonstrate an ability to interact well at all organization levels and collaborate with a team.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.







Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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