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Compliance Director

Ethos Life

Ethos Life

United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

About Ethos

Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones.

We leverage deep technology and data science to streamline the life insurance process, making it more accessible and convenient. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes! We’ve issued billions in coverage each month and eliminated the traditional barriers, ushering the industry into the modern age. Our full-stack technology platform is the backbone of family financial health.

We make getting life insurance easier, faster and better for everyone.

Our investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, SoftBank, and the investment vehicles of Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, Robert Downey Jr and others. This year, we were named on CB Insights' Global Insurtech 50 list and BuiltIn's Top 100 Midsize Companies in San Francisco. We are scaling quickly and looking for passionate people to protect the next million families!

About the Role

Ethos is seeking an experienced and energetic Compliance Director to join our Compliance department as a senior leader. This person will work proactively with internal teams to identify risks, both emerging and present, and then help to develop and drive practical solutions. You will have a broad understanding of insurance operations and experience in a variety of compliance roles.You will be expected to drive thought leadership on Compliance matters across Ethos and specifically will act as thought leader for Sales Practice & Conduct risk.

Sales Practice & Conduct risk will include: oversight of Ad & Marketing material review; oversight of TPA licensing and renewals; strategic leadership on insurance forms and filing and execution oversight; new product support; oversight of the customer sales experience, oversight of payments processing, oversight of the customer portal, oversight of agent supervision, and oversight of fraud detection. This role requires strategic oversight across functions, departments, and products to ensure end-to-end compliance for processes. Further, as a director, you will provide general regulatory compliance guidance to the organization and help to lead our response to Market Conduct exams, Internal Audits, and other regulatory queries.

As a senior leader for the Compliance function, you will help to drive the full implementation of a Compliance Risk Management program which complies with DOJ expectations of corporate compliance functions. Risk identification, assessment, testing, and reporting is a key part of this role. Senior business leader engagement and education on key Compliance risks to drive business understanding is an important aspect of this leadership role.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sales Practice & Conduct risk owner and proactive thought leader
  • Oversight of ad & marketing material review process
  • Oversight of TPA licensing and renewals
  • Strategic thought leadership on Insurance forms and filing and execution oversight
  • New product support and strategic guidance
  • General regulatory compliance guidance to the organization
  • Fraud program oversight

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 10+ years of relevant Compliance work experience in the insurance industry
  • Strategic thinking on proactive compliance risk mitigation
  • Proactive thought leadership for Compliance broadly and Sales Practice & Conduct risk specifically, within the insurance industry.
  • Expert on insurance regulatory filings and form requirements across products
  • Expert in sales practice compliance within the insurance industry
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Persuasive communicator and thought leader
  • Possess sound and practical business judgment
  • Strong understanding of Compliance Risk Management
  • Practical, risk-based approach to Compliance
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to expand knowledge base
  • Willingness to learn new skills and adapt to changing business needs
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines
  • Experience in start-up environment

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The US national base salary range for this full-time position is $170,000 - $284,000. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include applicable bonus, equity, or benefits.

You can find further details of our US benefits at https://www.ethoslife.com/careers/

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At Ethos we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion and look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.

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