Regulatory Compliance Legal Assistant

Employer
Universal Property & Casualty Insurance
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Apr 30, 2019
Closes
Jun 25, 2019
Ref
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Industry
Insurance
Category
Insurance

Position Overview

The Regulatory Compliance Legal Assistant is responsible for carrying out duties under the guidance of the regulatory compliance leadership team. Performs in-depth research of the relevant laws, rules and regulations impacting the enterprise.

The following are the usual, basic and essential functions of the position. These functions are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Essential Job Functions

Conduct ongoing research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles

Review circulars, state bulletins, and other state or federal legislative changes and provide recommendations when changes are required

Draft and review legal documents, contracts, proposals and other key correspondence

Develop and implement strategy, policies, and standard operating procedures, to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards in order to mitigate compliance risks

Independently research and respond to data call requests and complaints from state departments or other regulatory agencies

Conduct routine audits on existing policies and procedures to ensure continuous compliance

Compile information and maintain relevant records related to quality improvement and compliance monitoring activities for internal use and external audits

Provide oral and written communication regarding compliance matters to various departments and levels of management as needed

Work with outside counsel

Maintain and organize files, compliance calendar and spreadsheets

All other duties assigned by Management


Required Knowledge, Skills & Ability
Minimum 4 years as a legal assistant in insurance regulation

Bachelors degree or legal assistant certification

Ability to understand and interpret relevant laws, regulations, industry guidelines, statutes, administrative regulations, and precedents

Strong research skills particularly in insurance regulation

Experience with drafting contracts and other form development

Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

Strong ability to multi-task on projects while being attentive to details and target dates

Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office is required (intermediate excel skills is a must)

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (post 60-day probationary period)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a Company match up to 5% of your contribution and match is fully-vested (post 90-day probationary period)
  • Paid vacation (post 90-day probationary period)
  • Free health club membership

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc., may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.


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