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Principal Compliance Specialist - P205488

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for maintaining and enhancing department or functional units in support of the overall compliance program components.


  • Maintains and enhances department or functional units in support of the overall Privacy and other Regulatory compliance program components.
  • Facilitates status tracking and reporting of program initiatives, activities, and compliance issues to management and committees.
  • Researches regulatory compliance requirements and evaluates the adequacy of business policies, procedures, training and reference materials, system and manual processes.
  • Leads the effort with the identification and assessment of compliance program risks and controls.
  • Supports management in the development, implementation, and maintenance of compliance programs and a culture of compliance.
  • Maintains a high level of awareness and knowledge of the business, privacy compliance requirements and identifying privacy risks.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the Privacy compliance Programs. Prioritizes and drives enhancements to privacy practices

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in any field
  • 6+ years of experience in compliance, law, risk management, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years of experience in compliance, law, risk management, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Master's Degree in Business, Security, Law, Computer Science, Data Analytics, or Risk
  • 8+ years of experience in compliance, law, risk management, or related field
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager
  • JD, CISA, CIPP, CRMP, PMP, RIMS, or similar license/certification

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-08-10 Expires: 2019-09-09

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

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You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


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