Grinnell Chamber

Legal Compliance Analyst Senior

Full time
Posted: 11/30/2020
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources



This person ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Implement compliance regulations into business processes, working closely with government agencies to understand current legislation and keep informed of new and pending legislation.  Prepares supporting legal documents such as briefs, contracts, and other filings. Works closely with outside counsel to represent Brownells in legal matters.



  • Responds to legal inquiries and complaints issued by governmental bodies or individual plaintiffs
  • Maintains and organizes contracts for multiple areas of company business
  • Develops and maintains case file indexing system that is used as an active archive for all ongoing and completed investigations
  • Monitors and reports changes in regulations and case law applicable to Brownells business and assesses their potential impact
  • Serves as liaison with federal investigators and auditors on special projects and investigations
  • Complies and analyzes contract data as it pertains to compliance to analyze risk profiles
  • Conducts various types of research related to laws, legal articles and other information relevant to a case
  • Identifies compliance issues through auditing that require follow-up investigations
  • Analyzes compliance data, detection and analysis of red flags, and creation of reports from the Brownells database
  • Manages patents and trademarks
  • Drafts and reviews various legal documents including non-disclosure agreements, vendor agreements, and contracts
  • Works directly with outside legal counsel to arrive at solutions that ensure Brownells can withstand legal challenges
  • Creates and implements data privacy data policy and procedures
  • Formulates response to legal inquiries and complaints issued by governmental bodies or individual plaintiffs
  • Implements compliance procedures and instructions to support compliance with U.S.G. regulations and company policy
  • Advises outside vendors and manufacturers as a subject matter expert on compliance issues
  • Represents Brownells from a compliance perspective in legal proceedings



Education and Experience

  • Ten years plus of experience in government regulatory compliance, contracts management, vendor risk management, data privacy management, or legal field or equivalent education (BA/BS degree and 7 years of relevant experience)
  • One or more years of significant litigation experience as a paralegal/legal assistant preferred
  • BA/BS degree required
  • Paralegal Certificate Preferred

 Knowledge & Skills

  • Records administration and reporting
  • Expert Case management
  • Expert legal research
  • Subject Matter Expert in government regulations

Leadership Competencies

  • Customer Focus (L3)
  • Creativity and Innovation (L3)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (L3)
  • Communication and Interpersonal Effectiveness (L3)
  • Drive for Results (L3)


Physical Demands

  • Sedentary work. Sedentary work involves lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns

  • General office environments
  • Ergonomics


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