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Associate, Regulatory & Compliance Operations

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Job Type:  Legal
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Ryan Specialty is looking for an Associate, Regulator & Compliance Operations to join our Chicago, IL team. We are a fast-paced, energetic, and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. Ryan Specialty has been named one of America’s Most Loved Workplaces by Newsweek, and has been named 2023 Top Insurance Employer by Insurance Business America.

Position Summary:

The Regulatory & Compliance Associate (“Associate”) supports the Director of Regulatory & Compliance, Operations, and the Regulatory & Compliance department in all matters of developing, managing, deploying and ongoing enhancement of RSG’s Regulatory & Compliance Framework (“Framework”).   One of the primary goals of RSG’s Framework is to control the risk of legal and regulatory violations and to ensure that RSG's activities are conducted ethically and in compliance with relevant regulations, laws, and standards. 

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for working with internal and external teams providing support and responding to questions on various compliance topics
  • Responsible for coordinating regulatory & compliance DOI inquiries and industry complaints to ensure timely and complete responses
  • Research and provide support documentation gathered from various systems to support DOI inquires
  • Review and obtain exception requests for gifts & entertainment expenses 
  • Review records for sanctions and enhanced due diligence reviews for Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • Respond to Lloyd’s annual compliance reviews for RSG and manage Lloyd’s Coverholder information in the Atlas system
  • Research and provide responses and documentation for third party audits
  • Maintain and enhance the Regulatory & Compliance internal and external SharePoint site
  • Maintain trackers for gifts and entertainment, foreign transactions, and complaints handling processing and store reference documentation and requests


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required; insurance experience preferred
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships across business units.
  • Ability to apply independently in a cohesive team.
  • Problem-solving skills that demonstrate ability to critically evaluate and analyze issues and recommend well thought-out and/or creative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to find creative solutions on diverse matters requiring complex legal and strategic analysis.
  • Demonstrated understanding of when to proceed alone and when to involve the Manager or other Associates
  • Ability to apply independent, critical thinking but also to follow instructions and take direction
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Effective customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in team environment as well as independently.
  • Ability to analyze and prioritize multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to manage workload with minimal supervision.
  • Critical attention to details.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including, but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Proven track record of being a team player.


Ryan Specialty is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Ryan Specialty seeks to offer our employees a comprehensive and best-in-class benefits package that helps them — and their family members — achieve their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing goals. In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce that allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance. We understand that you have a life outside of work. That's why we offer paid time off for vacation, sick and personal days. In addition, we offer paid parental leave and paid company holidays.  


Ryan Specialty values a diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves, and we are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. Ryan Specialty provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Ryan Specialty is committed to a diverse workforce.  


The target salary range for this position is $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 annually. The wage range for this role considers many factors, such as training, transferable skills, work experience, licensure and certification, business needs, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Full-time roles are eligible for bonuses and benefits. For additional information on Ryan Specialty Total Rewards, visit our website 


We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation at 


The above is intended to describe this job's general requirements. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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