What does a Compliance Auditor do?
Compliance auditors are responsible for ensuring facilities or businesses are adhering to specific laws, industry regulations, or other mandated policies. They may perform forensic audits to review financial records and accounting history, evaluate contracts to determine if terms are being met, or conduct inspections to verify the facility is meeting established standards. They also perform investigations and may respond to reports of potential violations. They frequently educate business owners or employees about relevant regulations and assist with developing a formal plan for rectifying any issues.
Compliance auditors generally have a bachelor’s degree in a business field or an area that provides them with expertise in a specific industry. Auditors frequently have a background in accounting or legal roles. These positions require meticulous attention to detail and strong research capabilities.
- Review with monitor the order of documents as needed.
- Ensure regulatory compliance and QA responsibilities, as indicated in applicable controlled documents, are followed.
- Retain copies of all documents for regulatory files.
- Complete all submission documents, specifically new study submission packets, obtaining modified consent forms and revisions to the protocol.
- Organize and maintain the regulatory files and assure limited access.
- Assist research auditors representing the sponsor during monitoring/site visits.
- Bachelor's Degree in business, finance, or health information management.
- Strong leadership, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Strong command of English language and good communication skills.
- Advanced understanding of HIPAA regulations and privacy protocols.
Compliance Auditor Career Path
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Years of Experience Distribution
Compliance Auditor Insights
“Everyone extremely nice and helpful to work with.”
“I know this because I was a team lead and worked closely with quality improvement and process management.”
“No work and life balance”
“I never intended to stay this long but I was always given the opportunity to advance in my career.”
“Multiple HR complaints were filed while I was there and nothing was done.”
“work from home is nice.”
“pay not competitive.”
“Great work life balance.”
Compliance Auditor Interviews
Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Compliance Auditor
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