Compliance Officer I - TERM to November 22, 2019
Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
The Compliance Officer I performs both (1) preliminary compliance reviews and investigations to make determinations whether there are sufficient grounds to launch a formal review or investigation; and (2) performs the full review or investigation in less complex cases and can apply administrative sanctions, where appropriate, in these matters.

Job Duties:
Leads preliminary investigations of alleged external stakeholder program abuse; uncovers and collects physical and electronic evidence relevant to the allegation; conducts interviews with both cooperative and hostile witnesses on site and off site.

Evaluates the quality, veracity and integrity of initial evidence collected to determine appropriate course of action, such as entering into a compliance agreement, providing a written warning, initiating a formal investigation, recommending a broad review of the stakeholder's overall compliance, and/or initiating an investigation of a different stakeholder; communicates decisions and findings in writing.

Leads formal investigations in less complex cases; determines whether or not a breach of The Workers Compensation Act, the regulations and/or WCB board policy has occurred; communicates findings in writing to the subject of the investigation and to the complainant in cases involving interference with worker rights; determines the interventions and/or actions necessary that enable the stakeholder to become compliant and appropriately address the breach; implements and monitors these interventions and/or actions.

Acts as a subject matter expert on open source evidence gathering techniques and provides training and guidance on best practices.

Provides investigation support to the Compliance Fraud Investigator and Compliance Officer IIs.

Issues orders to compel production of documents, posting of notices, and/or payment of administrative penalties.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Two (2) year diploma in Business Administration including courses in Accounting, Finance, Business Law, Ethics, Business Communications and Government & Business

Minimum two (2) or more years experience in any of the following:
a) performing financial audits of third parties;
b) investigating regulatory/legislative compliance preferably in an administrative law context;
c) performing reviews of legislative, regulatory and policy compliance;
d) legal research or policy analysis;
e) prosecuting regulatory or administrative offences; or
f) any combination thereof

Knowledge of the principles of administrative law and statutory interpretation

Proficiency in the use of personal computers and software (Word, Excel, etc.) in a Windows environment

Analytical, conceptual and organizational skills to make independent objective decisions in complex situations

Research, analytical, mathematical and statistical skills and the ability to obtain, assess and evaluate data to support decisions

Advanced internet-based investigation skills

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to explain rationale clearly for decisions

Investigatory, interviewing and/or audit skills

Ability to deal tactfully, diplomatically and objectively with staff, internal and external stakeholders in sometimes confrontational situations

Ability to organize and prioritize workload while managing multiple demands

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Ability to obtain and maintain a level of security clearance required for this job

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation would be an asset

Additional Information:About WCB:
The Workers Compensation Board promotes safety and health in Manitoba workplaces and aims to help prevent and reduce the occurrence of workplace injuries and disease. Working with its partners, the WCB promotes safe and healthy workplaces, facilitates recovery and return to work, provides compassionate and supportive compensation services for workers and employers, and ensures responsible financial stewardship.

WCBdoes encompasses what it means to work at the WCB. The WCB is proud to have employee benefits and programs that support financial and personal security, foster health and well-being, encourage involvement and support growth as an individual and member of the WCB community. The four categories of WCBdoes include: Security, Wellness, Engagement and Growth.

You may be asked to demonstrate your ability through competency based interviewing and/or testing.

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