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Director of Compliance in Vancouver, WA at Holman Automotive

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description

Job Posting - External

Holman Automotive is currently seeking an experienced Director of Compliance to join our family of dealerships!

The Director of Compliance is a Senior level role with Holman Automotive. Holman Automotive consists of 40 dealership franchises, with 19 brands across 34 locations. Apply now!

Duties of the role:

  • Design and implement policies and procedures to ensure that sales and service departments operate in compliance with applicable Federal, state and local laws.
    • Develop and oversee a compliance review program to monitor sales and service department compliance with company policies and applicable law.
    • Actively follow legal and political changes impacting dealership operations, and implement necessary changes to policies and procedures.
    • Provide oversight of, and leadership to, Compliance Department personnel to ensure efficient and effective delivery of services for internal customers.
    • Establish and maintain trust and a strong working relationship with dealership management in order to support their efforts to comply with laws and regulations, as well as with Holman policy.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with outside vendors and industry associations, including compliance review consultants, outside legal counsel, and state dealer associations.
    • Respond to compliance related questions from the field to provide the proper guidance to dealership management and personnel.
    • Assist in the coordination of responses to regulatory and law enforcement agencies regarding compliance matters.
    • Oversee the preparation of applications for dealership licenses; monitor license status, and process renewals and changes, to ensure that all licenses remain current.
    • Develop and implement compliance-related training courses for Holman University and at dealerships.
    • Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.

Education and/or Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; advanced degree (e.g. JD) or certification (e.g. CPA) preferred.

Relevant Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in relevant dealership operations such as controller or F&I manager
  • 5+ years in managerial role of increasing responsibility where quality and process improvement and employee development have been key activities.
  • 5+ years of experience in a dedicated compliance function (e.g. Director of Compliance, Compliance Manager, etc.) at a regional or national dealership group preferred.