Compliance Specialist II

14 May 2018 12:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Name: Kameron Turner
Company: Muscogee International


Job Title: Compliance Specialist II

General Job Description:
This position is responsible for civil enforcement of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and its implementing regulations, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR); As assigned, updates and maintains State Department's Watch List database of entities of concern, both to comply with the AECA and to support foreign policy implementation via arms export licensing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Pursuant to office policies and procedures implementing the voluntary disclosure process, reviews various cases involving violations of the AECA or ITAR and after consultation with supervisor, plans an approach, conducts fact-finding, performs record searches and documents conclusions; Provides support to criminal investigations and prosecutions conducted by law enforcement agencies throughout the country. Performs record searches, reviews and analyzes licenses and other approvals, and prepares comprehensive reports of finding as well as authenticated documents which may serve as exhibits in court cases; Monitors compliance cases involving statutory debarment of individuals or companies convicted of violating the AECA. As directed, engages with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) process; Helps prepare the Department's reports to Congress pursuant to Section 3 of the AECA; Monitors brokering activities to ensure compliance with established laws and regulations as well as identify trends and potential issues that may need analysis or further discussion within the Department; Participates in the Company Visit Program through periodic travel to pre-selected regulated sites, as well as other outreach activities. As directed, gathers information, prepares plan, conducts visit and reports on findings; Reviews requests from the regulated public for advisory opinions regarding application of the ITAR, and prepares responses for review, approval and signature by supervisor; Reviews compliance issues arising from registration, mergers and acquisitions, CFIUS, Section 3 and other contexts, and takes appropriate action as directed by supervisor.

Job Qualifications: 

  • Must have a minimum Top Secret security clearance, and may be required to obtain SCI.
  • Background in either law or other academic area related to international trade and enforcement is required. Incumbent researches and prepares various compliance and enforcement documents with moderate oversight required from supervisor.
  • Required Skills & Personal Characteristics: Must have a minimum Top Secret security clearance, and may be required to obtain SCI.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to gather pertinent facts, make thorough analyses and arrive and sound conclusions.
  • Strong organization and planning skills. Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word,PowerPoint, Excel and Access.

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