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Compliance Analyst



IT, Legal
Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Compliance Analyst


IL - Illinois

Data & Analytics

Job Description

Compliance Analyst - Decatur, IL
Job Purpose:
We are seeking a skilled an experienced Data, Risk, or Compliance Analyst to join a progressive and forward-thinking Compliance Department that is dedicated to making a difference by supporting our global businesses and promoting compliance and integrity throughout our organization. The ideal candidate will possess a college degree in business, auditing, or data analytics and will develop and have a passion for helping measure and sustain effective global compliance programs. This role will support the global Compliance team by developing compliance tools and resources to improve effectiveness and efficiency and will be responsible for data governance, compliance monitoring, and evaluating the effectiveness of our global compliance programs.
The successful candidate will work from one of ADM’s offices located in Decatur, IL, Chicago, IL, Erlanger, KY or Alpharetta, GA.
Main Responsibilities:

  • Utilize data analysis techniques to identify gaps, trends, patterns, and anomalies related to compliance and ethics matters.
  • Develop and maintain compliance metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of our compliance programs.
  • Perform continuous monitoring procedures.
  • Provide oversight and governance of the Global Whistleblower Helpline and other compliance applications.
  • Preparation of compliance reports and dashboards for the Board of Directors, Senior Management, the business, and Compliance.
  • Conduct regular effectiveness reviews and assessments to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Support internal compliance investigations.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of our compliance programs.
  • Stay updated on regulatory changes and industry best practices.
Qualifications / Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, auditing, data analytics, or related field.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in compliance, audit, risk management, or related field.
  • Strong data analytics skills, including proficiency in Excel and data visualization tools.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Basic knowledge of compliance programs or internal audit procedures.
  • Must be fluent in English with excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in or supporting an international business is strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with anti-corruption, antitrust, data privacy and trade compliance laws and regulations.
  • Experience supporting investigations is desirable.
  • High level of motivation, team-player mindset, and results-oriented way of working.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Organized and adept at managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and act in a critical position of trust within the company.
Core Competencies:
  • Research – Must have the ability to conduct detailed research on a variety of topics using the internet and other publicly available resources.
  • Project Management – Must be able to manage several projects and ensure completion to agreed deadlines. Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to take sound critical decisions on whether or not to engage potential business partners based on the results of due diligence reviews.
  • Working under Pressure - Must have the ability to stay firm and collected under pressure and manage completion of tasks in line with established guidelines and procedures.
  • Communication – Must have strong communication, negotiation, and training skills to communicate effectively with colleagues, senior management, and business partners. Must be able to communicate negative results and reasons to business units and senior management. Must, through excellent interpersonal skills, have the ability to bring about organizational change.
  • Concern for Quality – Demonstrates a high standard of quality in their work.
  • Integrity/Values – Must have a strong personal and professional commitment to the values of compliance, ethics and integrity and must demonstrate same in carrying out daily responsibilities.
  • Diversity – Understands the value of a diverse workplace and treats all employees equally irrespective of sex, race, religious belief, age, or disability.
  • Confidentiality – Must have the ability to work with confidential and sensitive material discreetly.
  • Problem Solving and Analysis – Must have the ability review complex laws and regulations and propose systems for implementing remedial measures into internal control systems. Must be able to break down complex situations into component parts and develop solutions in a logical, systematic way.
  • Conflict Resolution – Must have the ability to effectively manage conflict and positively shape outcomes that minimize risk and are acceptable to all stakeholders.
Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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