The Hartford Compliance Specialist in HARTFORD, Connecticut

Title: Compliance Specialist

Location: United States-Connecticut-Hartford

Job Number: 1800554

We are seeking a talented individual to join Group Benefits Compliance. As a member of a cross-functional team, this entry-level role has the opportunity to transition into more senior roles in Compliance and Law in the future, as well as other departments in the company, while developing transferrable skills and gaining knowledge on the insurance industry and its complex regulatory concerns along the way. This position is located in Hartford, Connecticut and will report to the Director of Compliance, Corrective Actions / Risk Assessment.

Job Duties

  • Support GB Compliance teams with core compliance processes including: corrective action plans (CAPs), environmental scanning, regulatory reporting, advertising review

  • Assists with the process work related to the CAPs processes, including but not limited to, monthly CAPs preparation, validation processes, reporting

  • Works with Compliance managers to develop validation plans for individual corrective actions, legislative items requiring changes and in some cases may suggest recommendations/next steps

  • Assists Compliance director in establishing processes related to controls / control design for compliance projects

  • Assists with the risk assessment process and control review / design

  • Assists in gathering relevant documentation, policy information, data pulling and reporting

  • Assists with records retention activities, workspace creation and maintenance

  • Supports Compliance Managers and Law in conducting policy or procedural research for any Insurance Department inquiry including complaints and Market Conduct Exams or any other necessary policy, procedural research and policy record production

  • Liaises with third-party advisers and regulatory authorities


  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience required

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the insurance industry with broad exposure to company policies and processes

  • Strong computer skills; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; SharePoint is a plus)

  • Experience with technology platforms such as Archer is a plus

  • Proven experience and knowledge:

  • Supporting lines of business and or functional areas

  • Gathering relevant documentation and policy information, conducting procedural and policy research and pulling data via internal tools and applications

  • Process improvement experience

Desired Traits

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong technical knowledge, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Interest in the legal and political aspects of the industry and extensive regulatory insurance knowledge preferred

  • Previous experience with state regulators a plus

  • Advanced critical thinking skills

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Highly organized - with a commitment to quality, accuracy and driving results with an exceptional attention to detail

  • Demonstrated excellence in work product

  • Time management skills - ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines

  • Flexible – Comfortable with ambiguity; can easily adapt to change

  • Administrative experience a plus

  • Work as a Team - easily and inclusively works with others to deliver results

  • Strive for Excellence – motivated to achieve high standards and continuous improvement with the ability to drive change

  • Build Strong Partnerships – always acting with sound judgment and integrity

  • Delivers Outcomes – dependable and accountable


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Job: Compliance

Primary LocationUnited States-Connecticut-Hartford

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Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusNon-exempt


PostingFeb 14, 2018, 4:16:32 PM

Remote Worker OptionNo

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.