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Specialist, Compliance

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Specialist, Compliance

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Job Function: Compliance Investigation and Legal

BCLC exists to generate win-wins for the greater good.

For our people, our players, our communities, our industry, and our planet.

Lottery | Casino | Sports

Being a social purpose company, we are not only able to better align our business decisions with our purpose, but more importantly, we are committing to doing our part in creating a better world.

We bring our purpose to life by ensuring all our actions, behaviours and decisions create benefits for communities and the planet.

Motivated and guided by our social purpose, everything we do must benefit the greater good. And we encourage our employees, partners, players, industry and communities to engage with us on this ambition.

We want you to be where you feel you can do your best work. Most of our jobs can be done remotely providing you reside in BC.

For those who prefer working in a community with others, we have two beautiful offices in convenient locations:

2940 Virtual Way, Vancouver | 74 Seymour Street W, Kamloops

This is a 15 month, Full Time opportunity

Expected Salary Range: $70,177.00 - $87,722.00 - $109,652.00

Our typical hiring range will be +/- 5% of the midpoint shown above

Factors influencing this decision include qualifications and market conditions for the role

The company

For over three decades, BCLC has delivered exceptional gambling entertainment for British Columbians. To fulfill our social purpose we have a vision to revolutionize gambling entertainment through engaging experiences that build and benefit communities. We operate national and provincial lotteries in partnership with 3500 retail partners, provide the games, technology & oversight to 37 brick & mortar casinos, and operate a safe secure and 100% legal online gambling presence In our recently completed fiscal year, BCLC generated a record $1.6 billion in net income to the Province of B.C. to support First Nations, local host governments, health care, education and community programs across the province.

Job Summary:

This role is accountable for contributing to the development and refinement of practices used within BCLC's Compliance Program(s) to monitor and report on compliance across BCLC (British Columbia Lottery Corporation) and our Service Providers. The Specialist, Compliance helps develop, refine, and apply methodologies that contribute toward risk-based monitoring and oversight of our core regulatory obligations and proactively advises BCLC and Service Provider Management on regulatory risk, control effectiveness and achievement of compliance outcomes for compliance management.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Conducts varied, and moderately complex, and specialized compliance assessments which include analyzing activities to assess risk and levels of compliance relating to the operations of BCLC, including our business lines (Casinos, Community Gaming Centre's, Commercial Bingo facilities, Lottery, and I-Gaming), and assists with making corresponding recommendations, and tracks successful resolutions.
  • Performs detailed testing procedures to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, industry standards and or legislative requirements.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to foster a culture of compliance and risk management.
  • Contributes to the development and continuous improvement of internal control frameworks, policies, and procedures on a regular basis to facilitate knowledge transfer.
  • Monitors compliance and regulatory assessment issues and evaluates the adequacy of remediation plans to ensure risk mitigation is within acceptable tolerances.
  • Ensures compliance by facilitating and documenting internal controls, compliance, and risk management principles.
  • Implements and maintains a company-wide education program related to compliance.
  • Engages with external and internal stakeholders to discuss regulatory risks, non-compliance trends and mitigation strategies. This engagement includes reviewing regulatory reports, compliance assessments, and analyzing other data available from business areas and Service Providers to highlight actual or potential instances of non-compliance.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience
  • Post-secondary education required: degree or diploma in Business, Social Sciences, Public Administration, or comparable expertise preferred;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in governance, compliance, risk management, audit, investigations, or related experience in a regulated environment;
  • Related professional designations are an asset (e.g., compliance, risk, audit designations);
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Technical Requirements
  • Strong working knowledge of federal and provincial regulatory guidelines and standards as they pertain to gaming in British Columbia;
  • Strong working knowledge of risk management frameworks;
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously from a position of authority as well as the ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative team setting;
  • Ability to recognize and analyze compliance risks;
  • Understanding of regulatory compliance management practices and control concepts;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of interview techniques and ability to obtain thorough written statements;
  • Proven ability to deal with sensitive matters with a high degree of tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to weigh time, revenue, and cost implications in making decisions and recommendations;
  • Strong relationship management and influencing skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Developed business acumen;
  • Ability to think analytically with strong problem-solving skills;
  • Strong technical writing skills, and able to write reports and document procedures ;
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.;
  • Excellent time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups or activities;
  • Valid Driver's License and use of a personal vehicle;
  • Technical knowledge of slot machine, lottery systems, electronic bingo operations and Casinolink set-up and terminology would be an asset;
  • Understanding of Agile methodology or experience working with a cross-functional team environment would be an asset;
  • Understanding of B.C. gaming industry would be an asset.
Working Conditions:
  • Travel within the province.
  • Work evenings and weekends.
What's in it for you
  • Robust wellness programs to enhance your physical, mental, social, financial and career well being
  • We pride ourselves on our flexible working model which supports work-life integration and our 37.5 hour work week
  • Our Play It Forward program provides volunteer hours for our people each year
  • See all our rewards here
However you identify, or whatever your path in life, if you see something here that makes you excited to get to work every day, please apply. We hire people for skills, capabilities and potential, not just education and experience.

We value Respect, Integrity and Community, and we provide an inclusive environment where everyone can feel like they belong .

Our social purpose is much more than returning 100% of net income to the province in the form of healthcare & education programs, and community gaming grants. Check it out !

Did you know BCLC is an industry leader in player health and safe & responsible gambling? Find out more !

We are trained in neurodivergent hiring. If you require accommodation so you can be at your best in the interview, please let us know: .

All candidates must be at least 19 years of age and legally eligible to work in Canada

About BCLC

Since 1985, BCLC has evolved into a full-spectrum gaming entertainment company that offers outstanding gaming experiences for British Columbians, including lottery, casino, community gaming and eGaming. One of BC’s top 50 employers, BCLC leverages off of its corporate values: integrity, social responsibility and respect. Our culture is one that embraces change, initiates opportunity and is passionate about growth. We believe strongly in spirited teamwork and pushing the boundaries of innovation. Our success is based as much on the dedication and hard work of our team as it is on the innovative games we offer and the ways in which we conduct our business. At BCLC we offer a comprehensive total rewards package; including competitive salaries, yearly bonuses, flexible benefits and rewards that come with being integral to our innovative and growth-oriented environment.

Application closing date is 2024-07-13

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