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Licensing & Compliance Specialist

Company: Protos Security
Location: Daleville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company: Protos Security
Title: Licensing and Compliance Specialist
Location: Roanoke, VA

Protos Security ("Protos" or the "Company") is the largest technology-enabled Security Officer Management company in the U.S. Protos offers its clients a customized and integrated approach to managing security officer programs, video monitoring solutions and video equipment services through over 4,000 vendors, comprising the industry's largest network of screened and vetted security officers, combined with state-of-the-art technology and data analytics. The Company also offers security officers through its in-house manned guard division and provides clients with workforce and vendor management software solutions. Protos delivers holistic security risk mitigation services to Fortune 500 clients throughout North America, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
Protos was the first, and remains the only, security management company to provide clients with uniformity in timekeeping, incident reporting and useful data analytics that are accessible 24/7 through its proprietary platform. When coupled with a dedicated Client Account Manager, Protos provides a full suite of security solutions that (i) reduces the client's administrative burden, (ii) improves the quality of service through a flexible, deep vendor network, (iii) enables clients to gain actionable insights/analytics on performance, and (iv) yields superior customer service when compared to other national competitors.
Protos has experienced significant growth in recent years, both organically and through acquisitions. Although Protos was originally established in 2006, the companies combined under the Protos umbrella have been in business for more than 70 years and the enterprise is built on an exceptionally strong financial foundation with a long history of operational excellence. Through its parent company Security Services Holdings LLC, Protos has been majority owned since February 2019 by Southfield Capital, a Greenwich, CT based private equity investment firm. Southfield Capital has added significant financial strength, corporate governance, as well as both strategic and acquisition support.
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Position Overview & Responsibilities
Protos is looking for a skilled professional with a strong background in security industry licensing and insurance requirements and processes. The Licensing and Compliance Specialist will report directly to the Vice President of Compliance or such other individual as designated by the Company's Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for various functions in the Compliance Department. Our work environment is fast paced, positive and stresses results oriented internal growth. Specific industry experience is not required, however, experience in the Security or Staffing industry is a big plus.
The Licensing and Compliance Specialist must possess the following qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities and personal characteristics:

Monitor business processes and vendors to ensure that all security service providers are properly licensed and insured, validating documents for accuracy/validity.
Provide training, support, and monitoring of document processing with the Compliance team and support across other functions (i.e., Vendor Management) as required.
Manage documents across repositories, including hard and digital copies as necessary.
Provide support for processing licensing documentation in accordance with Protos, industry, and regulatory standards and requirements.
Submit forms and documentation needed to apply for necessary licenses and ensures that any follow-up is completed to acquire the necessary licenses.
Maintain a database of all the Company's licenses and ensures timely submission of materials to state agencies to renew licenses when necessary.
Monitor compliance-related regulatory changes and developments.
Perform compliance audits and compile reports.
Other Compliance-related tasks as directed by Management.

Education, Skills and Experience

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of 2 years' experience in a comparable compliance position.
Knowledge of relevant regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
Methodical and systematic approach to work and the ability to apply logic to processes.
Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) knowledge and ability to use Excel to provide reporting in various forms. Proficiency in data validation/sorting, formulas.
Excellent prioritization and time management skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Strong communication, collaborative, and leadership skills; Security industry experience desired.
Process driven, detailed oriented and highly organized.

Travel, while not often, may be required. Travel is expected to be less than 10%. A valid Driver's License is required.
Position Type Full-time, Non-exempt
Function Compliance
Compensation includes base salary and a discretionary, performance based year-end bonus. The Company offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), PTO, etc.
No relocation packages or reimbursements are available for this position.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Single Source Security, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. Protos Security is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Keywords: Protos Security, Roanoke , Licensing & Compliance Specialist, Other , Daleville, Virginia

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