An Experienced Vice President, Compliance Officer in Hong Kong earns an average salary of HK$920,000 per year.
Job Description for Vice President, Compliance Officer
A vice president (compliance officer) is ultimately responsible for a company's corporate compliance program. They are tasked with maintaining an independent body within the company that helps determine if the company is in compliance with laws, regulations, and company bylaws. The vice president of compliance must determine if the company's board of directors and executives are fulfilling their required duties. They also lead efforts to determine if the behavior and decisions of the board and executives fulfill the fiduciary duties owed to the company. If the vice president of compliance and the corporate compliance team determine that a duty was breached by a board member or executive, then the vice president of compliance takes the necessary corrective actions. If the issue can be easily solved, then the vice president of compliance presents a report to the governing body of the company so that corrective action can be taken. If it cannot, then the vice president of compliance works out a legal strategy for the company to minimize loss and risk.Read More...
The vice president of compliance also examine other departments and members of the company. For example, the vice president of compliance often reviews the policies, procedures, and actions of the company's human resources department to ensure that the company is complying with federal and state employment laws.
Vice presidents of compliance are usually legal professionals (with a law degree and state licensing) that have several years of experience in a related experience. They must be strong communicators who are capable of paying attention to fine detail. Most vice presidents of compliance work in an office setting during regular business hours, but they may be required to travel to analyze different business operations. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Vice President, Compliance Officer Tasks
- Oversee organization to ensure laws, regulations, and internal policies are met.
- Review and verify accuracy of all compliance documentation.
- Inform all levels of organization about current and future compliance.
- Keep all policies up to date with current legislation and environment.