Compliance Intern (Hybrid)
Company: Signet Jewelers
Posted on: November 25, 2022
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Signet Jewelers is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry,
operating more than 2,800 stores worldwide under the iconic brands:
Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples,
Piercing Pagoda, Rocksbox and JamesAllen.com. We are a people-first
company and this core value is at the heart of everything we do,
from empowering our valued team members, to collaborating with our
customers, to fostering the communities in which we live and serve.
People - and the love their actions inspire - are what drive us.
We're not only proud of the love we inspire outside our walls,
we're especially proud of the diversity, inclusion and equity we're
inspiring inside. There are dynamic career paths awaiting you -
rewarding opportunities to impact the lives of others and inspire
love. Join us!
The Compliance Intern will learn about and recognize the concepts
of the Corporate Compliance Department and its functions. Primary
assignments will include that of multiple departmental roles to
provide a wide spectrum of experience. Department activities
involve compliance-related training and communications; monitoring
compliance by team members and third parties; measuring the
effectiveness of policies and procedures; and data trends and
reporting. Position may also assist with processing consumer
complaints received from government agencies and consumer advocacy
groups, along with safety and OSHA-related matters. Will propose
ideas and recommendations to management regarding learnings, aimed
at improving internal processes.
Given the nature of the position, the Compliance Intern is expected
to observe the highest standards of ethical and professional
conduct, and to set an example for other team members. They must
also demonstrate company core values in the performance of all job
* Assist with developing compliance programs designed to minimize
exposure to regulatory non-compliance. Research, draft and edit
compliance policies, including the company's Code of Conduct. Work
with department to review, update, and disseminate policies to team
members and make sure standards are followed consistently
throughout the company.
* Identify issues and areas of exposure that can be managed through
monitoring, testing or compliance reporting and auditing and
communicate recommendations for change to management. Create tools
or reports to communicate with management regarding compliance
violations and audit findings. Complete detailed summaries of
findings related to all audits conducted. Maintain appropriate
documentation as to actions and activities taken to ensure
compliance with laws and regulations.
* Grow knowledge of key compliance areas, including consumer
financial protection, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and
corruption, third-party management, and privacy laws and
regulations. Monitor legislation and regulatory agencies and create
summaries that outline content of regulation and impact to the
* Partner with stakeholders to maintain awareness of third-party
relationships and conduct risk-based assessments and due diligence
(initial and ongoing).
* Provide training and communications help and make sure updated
content, courses, communications, and tools are in proper format
and operating effectively. Contribute to compliance and ethics
lessons learned across the organization.
* Assist with answering consumer complaints received from various
government, consumer organization, and legal channels within
required timeframes. Complaints may be regarding the company's
private label credit practices or related to merchandise quality,
store service, etc. Assist with safety projects or OSHA-related
* Currently enrolled and pursuing a Legal or advanced degree is
preferred but not required
* Legal knowledge or compliance background preferred
* Ability to research complex legal issues, summarize regulations
and make appropriate recommendations as to impact and action
* Well-developed communication skills (both written and verbal)
* Ability to apply effective judgment and decision-making
* Strong project management and organizational skills
* Ability to work in Akron, OH when required throughout the
Signet Jewelers is an equal opportunity employer committed to
promoting diversity of all levels of employees. Please know that
while we appreciate every applicant's interest, we can only contact
those selected for further consideration.
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