Compliance Coordinator

Locations: Chicago
ID: 13941


CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group ( is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

This role will support the MD, ERM and Global Chief Compliance Officer and the Deputy Compliance Officer, as well as various other functional groups and regulated organizations, by performing many of the day-to-day operational functions required of the corporate compliance function, including but not limited to: drafting and reviewing policies and standards; developing, designing and delivering compliance education; being responsible for the compliance management system; reviewing and making recommendations with respect to employee conflicts of interest disclosures and gift/entertainment requests; making recommendations and implementing the annual communication and training calendar/strategy in coordination with other key stakeholders; conducting screening for economic sanctions and escalating issues; reviewing and making recommendations regarding import and export requirements, and working with marketing on reviewing CME Group events for compliance-related issues.

In addition, the role will:

-Work with others in Corporate Compliance, Human Resources and Global Information Security to conduct and oversee periodic monitoring and auditing of compliance activities to ensure ongoing compliance and to assess for process improvements.
-Develop a strong working knowledge of the business units and functional roles throughout the organization, enabling the identification and evaluation of known or potential compliance risks, present conclusions and recommendations for corrective action.
-Produce materials for quarterly reports/meetings of the Global Corporate Compliance & Ethics Team, Management Team and the Risk Committee on the effectiveness of the compliance program.
-Coordinate activities of the Corporate Compliance organization, including quarterly cross-functional team meetings and marketing event reviews.
-Stay informed of the current compliance landscape, especially regarding applicable new or amended laws and regulations and assist in the development of updated procedures and controls addressing these changes.
-Assist with other special projects in compliance as requested.
-Serve as a key resource for inquiries and issues as presented, seek guidance and coordinate responses in a timely manner. 
-Pursues opportunities to develop and strengthen knowledge of compliance through training, conferences, and other outlets, motivated to learn and willing to obtain professional certifications increasing the understanding and skills essential to this role.    
• Excellent analytical skills and the ability to discern the practical application of regulatory and legal requirements.
• Ability to communicate and influence assertively, clearly and concisely, both in writing and verbally; strong attention to detail and accuracy.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a team and ability to foster working relationships.
• Highly professional in interactions, demeanor and presentation.
• Confident and decisive in stressful situations and tight time frames; utilizes good judgment and demonstrates maturity, tact and diplomacy; maintains confidences and utilizes the utmost in discretion.
• Solid project management skills (ability to manage several competing assignments and perform assignments accurately and in a timely manner).
• Knowledge of computer software (e.g. MS Office, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project) and ability to learn new software systems quickly.

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.
With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day. 
We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.



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