Date: January 29, 2014
By: Daniela Guzman
Finding a job in the financial industry is not always easy, but one prominent job matchmaker says financial institutions have been on a hiring spree for compliance professionals to improve their financial crime prevention and compliance. Compliance has become an indispensable investment for financial institutions and other corporations, says Jack Kelly, Managing Director of Compliance Search Group, LLP, in New York.
Institutions and companies seeking to build and maintain robust compliance programs are looking for persons with demonstrable expertise in all areas of financial crime and verifiable skills and knowledge. ACFCS.org talked with Kelly for an in-depth look at how the compliance job market has changed and is developing.
His experience in recruiting has given him an inside look at how compliance jobs have grown in demand, status and salary. He says the hiring trend will continue, as companies place more importance on making sure their practices are in line with the law.