Compliance Specialist

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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Compliance Specialist is to establish, review and maintain compliance programs in accordance with applicable laws. This includes but is not limited to Internal Control Systems, Anti-Money Laundering programs and Vendor Registration. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and Sands Bethlehem (“the Sands”) policies, practices, and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintains and communicates up to date subject matter expertise on compliance issues relevant to the organization.
  • Responsible for the ensuring compliance for areas assigned.
  • Understands the legal and regulatory environment in which Sands conducts business.
  • Manages multiple projects effectively.
  • Reviews guidelines for compliance, user guides, participant guides, etc.
  • Maintains and submits Job Compendiums to the PGCB.
  • Maintains and submits Internal Controls to the PGCB.
  • Provide leadership in vendor management including performing Third-Party Due Diligence (TPDD) investigations on new and existing vendors to manage Foreign Corrupt Practices Act risk and ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Assist third-party vendors with PGCB Gaming Service Provider Registration and/or Certification.
  • Perform screening on applicable business entities and individuals against various watch lists and interfaces with other departments including Investigations and Accounts Payable to ensure compliance with our Company’s TPDD Standard Operating Procedures. 
  • Escalate issues as necessary that pose significant risk to the Chief Compliance Officer or designee and perform any additional measures that are deemed necessary.
  • Responsible for maintaining Third Party due diligence records.
  • Interfaces with all related department s to ensure compliance with regulatory and government agencies and related laws.
  • Possess a working knowledge of all department and company policies and procedures and Rules of Conduct and must enforce the same.
  • Evaluate information to render an opinion or take action based on that information that will impact the department or function.
  • Evaluate the schedule or timelines related to the completion of assignments, while maintaining service and/or product quality.
  • Develop a working knowledge of all PGCB rules, regulations and Internal Controls applicable to your position.
  • Must read and understand the Sands Compulsive and Problem Gambling Plan with regards to how to conduct business in this position and specifically the regulations prohibiting service to minors and/or intoxicated persons.
  • Create a work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect and employee satisfaction; quality hiring, training and succession planning processes that encompass the company’s diversity commitment; adherence to the company’s status quo third party representation philosophy; compliance with company policies, legal requirements and collective bargaining agreements
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Employment Requirements:

  • 18 years of age, proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a positive/upbeat fashion utilizing English; both in oral and written form.
  • Interpersonal skills with focused attention on guest needs to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to the Sands appearance standards.
  • Maintain consistent adherence to the Sands Customer Service Standards (Standards of Steel).
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.


Specific Position Requirements: 


  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a Casino and SEC regulated environment.
  • Must have knowledge of legal and regulatory guidelines that impact the Casino Industry.
  • Must have knowledge of all relevant SOP’s, guidelines, policies and work procedures that are typical in the Casino Industry.
  • Requires intermediate knowledge of computer software applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Must have excellent oral and written skills and be able to communicate effectively with multiple levels of the organization.
  • Must have highest level of professional ethics and integrity within a team setting and be capable of sharing knowledge. 
  • Must be self-motivated; demonstrate job ownership for all items completed; ability to adapt to new circumstances by understanding the changes and supporting management in communicating them; must be a team player and able to perform other job related duties as they are assigned.
  • Physical ability to access all areas of the property.
  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing, stretching, bending and kneeling without restriction, work indoors, outdoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to CRT fatigue, noise, dust, cigarette smoke.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment and maintain physical stamina, proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with guests, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to lift or carry a minimum of 20 pounds, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks assigned.
  • Ability to work with others, communicate well, receive direction; review your own work.
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward work and interface with guests in a friendly and polite manner.
  • Ability to address stressful situations with clients with dignity and the utmost tact and politeness.
  • Must be able to work with others, communicate well and receive direction when needed to achieve department goals and objectives.
  • Must be able to qualify for, apply for and obtain a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board license if required.

Work Environment:

  • Ability to meet Specific Job Requirements and perform Position Responsibilities for this position.
  • Ability to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; talk with customers or employees; listen well.
  • Ability to be alert to customer needs to remedy or present a solution to a question, service request or service breakdown.
  • Ability to bring about results from ordinary circumstances; prepare for problems or opportunities in advance; undertake additional responsibilities and respond to situations as they arise with or without supervision.
  • Ability to be tactful and polite, maintain confidences, and foster an ethical work environment; handle all situations honestly.
  • Ability to maintain standards despite pressing deadlines; to do work right the first time.
  • Ability to act in accordance with established guidelines; follow standard procedures; recognize and comply with written rules or practices.
  • Ability to adapt and interact with people who have different values, cultures, or backgrounds, be of service to potentially difficult people, recognize the benefits of having a diverse workforce.
  • Ability to develop a rapport with others and recognize their concerns and feelings; build and maintain long-term associations based on trust; help others.
  • Ability to share due credit with coworkers; display enthusiasm and promote a friendly group working environment; work closely with other departments as necessary; support group decisions and display team spirit. 
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery-to do what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction, deal with service failures and prioritize customer or client needs.

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