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Legal & Compliance Analyst II

Company: Aldi
Location: Naperville
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.Our Human Resources Department is focused on ALDI's most valuable asset: our people. With teams including Administration, Employee Communications, Payroll & Benefits, Human Resource Information Systems, Legal, Risk & Security, Recruitment and Training & Development, HR makes sure that ALDI continues to employ talented and motivated people that are focused on preserving the supportive culture we're known for.In this role the Legal & Compliance Analyst II will be responsible for specific legal operations and compliance tasks including but not limited to: legal holds, policy creation and management, training programs, internationally driven compliance initiatives. The ideal candidate will have experience working with certain policies related to conflicts of interest, vendor/supplier screening, code of conduct, antitrust, etc., have experience working collaboratively and cross-departmentally on multi-project initiatives, and experience in risk assessments. The ideal candidate will have an educational background in Legal & Compliance.Position Type: Full-TimeWork Location: Naperville, ILThis role is eligible to participate in ALDI's Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week -(i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week)Duties and Responsibilities: Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.--- Works with company leadership to provide adequate information to staff to ensure that they have requisite information and knowledge of regulatory issues and legal requirements to carry out their responsibilities in a lawful and ethical manner.--- Liaises and coordinates as appropriate with outside legal counsel, assists in conducting or authorizing and overseeing investigations of matters that merit investigation under the compliance program.--- Monitors, identifies, recommends revisions and advises management on the compliance program and compliance risk areas.--- Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.--- Evaluates business activities relating to compliance.--- Creates and implements compliance policies and procedures.--- Coordinates resources to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of the compliance program.--- Assists in developing educational programs for all employees, agents, contractors, or others working with the organization.--- Assists in presenting educational programs on compliance topics to employees.--- Assists in ensuring that internal controls are capable of preventing and detecting significant instances or patterns of illegal, unethical, or improper conduct by employees, agents, contractors, or others working with the organization.--- Provides input and/or direction to company policies and procedures and the performance appraisal and incentive programs to ensure that improper conduct is discouraged and the support of any conformity with the compliance program is part of any performance evaluation process for all employees.--- Assists in development of investigation plans.--- Oversees follow-up and resolution to investigations, assisting in drafting final reports upon conclusion of investigations.--- Tracks all issues referred to the Legal & Compliance team.--- Researches statutes, cases, status of pending matters, administrative rules and decisions, pending legislation, and/or regulatory and compliance requirements and provides initial analysis and recommendation for review by an attorney.--- Develops productive working relationships with all levels of management.--- Assists in presenting periodic and annual reports on the compliance program to company leadership and International (IFA).--- Prepares reports for the company leadership on matters involving compliance.--- Attends and assists in giving presentations on compliance topics during regularly scheduled meetings with management. --- Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.--- Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.--- Other duties as assigned.Job Qualifications: ALDI Acts Competencies:Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below.--- Collaborates and Cooperates with Team: Commits to and supports a collaborative and high-performing working environment with peers and managers. - - - - ---- Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the "extra mile" and persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs. - ---- Focuses on the Customer: - Seeks to understand underlying customer needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on customers. - - - - ---- Focuses on Quality: Takes an efficient, analytical approach to solve problems or produce outputs in an accurate and timely manner. Ensures quality and accuracy of results.--- Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes information in order to efficiently and effectively "get the job done".Job-specific Competencies: Knowledge/Skills/Abilities--- Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.--- Effective time management; maximizes productivity.--- Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.--- Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties.--- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. --- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, consistently meeting deadlines and remaining calm under pressure. --- Problem-solving skills. --- Thinks critically and analytically.--- Ability to work with and responds in a timely manner to company leadership regarding compliance-related inquiries.--- Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion concerning highly confidential, privileged information.--- Ability to review and analyze general legal documentation and compliance requirements. --- Possesses strong public speaking and presentation skills.Education and Experience:--- Bachelor's Degree in business, finance or a related field required.--- A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in Corporate Legal or Compliance required.--- Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.Physical Requirements:--- Work is performed in an office environment where a computer, telephone and other office equipment are used as needed to perform duties.--- Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.--- Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.--- Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs.Travel:--- No travel required.ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program In addition, eligible employees are offered:
    • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Voluntary Term Life InsuranceClick here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offerALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

Keywords: Aldi, Naperville , Legal & Compliance Analyst II, Legal , Naperville, Illinois

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