The Hartford Compliance Consultant, Group Benefits in HARTFORD, Connecticut

Title: Compliance Consultant, Group Benefits

Location: United States-Connecticut-Hartford

Job Number: 1700082

We are seeking a talented individual to join our GB Compliance team. The team is part of The Hartford's Law Department and is made up of cross-functional compliance professionals supporting the core compliance functions in Group Benefits. This individual will be primarily responsible for monitoring activities and as a member of a cross-functional team, will be called upon to perform various functions within GB Compliance. An ideal candidate is someone with broad legal, compliance, and business expertise.

Job Duties

  • Assist with the implementation of a comprehensive compliance monitoring program designed to ensure all DOI regulations are followed. This will include identifying, developing, implementing and executing new compliance monitoring activities Evaluates the applicability and implications of laws and regulations to The Hartford’s products and or processes; identifying options; and developing recommendations
  • Stays abreast of regulatory and business changes to assist Compliance members and managers in keeping up to date procedures, and develops anticipatory solutions to help ensure effective implementation of new standards and controls and/or compliance gaps
  • Assists with regulatory examinations and inquiries
  • Liaises with third-party advisers and regulatory authorities; and develops and executes oversight programs related to third party administrators servicing Company policies
  • Provides oversight for corrective action plans (CAPs) and when applicable, responds to identified regulatory compliance deficiencies with the purpose of mitigating regulatory risk and driving continuous compliance improvement
  • Partners with the Law Department on regulatory research and delivers clear and effective communications, including oral presentations and thoroughly researched memoranda
  • Supports strategic and tactical projects related to compliance and will work to identify, address and promote sound business practices, policies and procedures that are consistent with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Maintains effective working relationships and works across functional areas to promote consistency in approach both internally and externally to achieve compliance with insurance laws and regulations



  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience required
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the areas of Legal, Compliance, Project Management, or Governance/Risk Mitigation.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access; SharePoint is a plus)
  • Experience with technology platforms
  • Proven experience:

    • Planning and managing multi-functional projects and analysis, conducting research, and developing decision making information
    • Analyzing and creating controls to mitigate risk
    • Applying insights from broader business and industry perspective to help develop practical complaint solutions with business operations and the related legislative, regulatory and in-house company policy requirements associated with them
    • Building relationships and influencing others productively

Desired Traits

  • Advanced risk management/critical thinking skills
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to look at the big picture and make insightful inferences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to translate complex compliance issues into easy to understand strategies/plans for all stakeholders
  • Time management skills – ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Flexible - easily embraces change; can operate equally at a strategic and tactical level as needed
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated excellence in work product, planning and execution
  • Understanding of the Group Benefits business preferred
  • Effective at fostering and maintaining relationships with internal and external business partners
  • Work as a team - easily and inclusively works with others to deliver results
  • Strive for Excellence - motivated to achieve high standards and continuous improvement with the ability to drive change
  • Build strong partnerships - always acting with sound judgment and integrity
  • Delivers outcomes - dependable and accountable


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At The Hartford, our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay competitive base salaries and reward performance. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, a 401K Plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan and more.


The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity


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