What does a Compliance Auditor do?

Compliance auditors are responsible for ensuring facilities or businesses are adhering to specific laws, industry regulations, or other mandated policies. They may perform forensic audits to review financial records and accounting history, evaluate contracts to determine if terms are being met, or conduct inspections to verify the facility is meeting established standards. They also perform investigations and may respond to reports of potential violations. They frequently educate business owners or employees about relevant regulations and assist with developing a formal plan for rectifying any issues.

Compliance auditors generally have a bachelor’s degree in a business field or an area that provides them with expertise in a specific industry. Auditors frequently have a background in accounting or legal roles. These positions require meticulous attention to detail and strong research capabilities.

What responsibilities are common for Compliance Auditor jobs?
  • Review with monitor the order of documents as needed.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and QA responsibilities, as indicated in applicable controlled documents, are followed.
  • Retain copies of all documents for regulatory files.
  • Complete all submission documents, specifically new study submission packets, obtaining modified consent forms and revisions to the protocol.
  • Organize and maintain the regulatory files and assure limited access.
  • Assist research auditors representing the sponsor during monitoring/site visits.
What are the typical qualifications for Compliance Auditor jobs?
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, finance, or health information management.
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong command of English language and good communication skills.
  • Advanced understanding of HIPAA regulations and privacy protocols.
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Compliance Auditor Salaries

Average Base Pay

€41,646 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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€32K
Median: €42K
€47K
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Compliance Auditor Career Path

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Compliance Auditor

Years of Experience Distribution

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2 - 4
71%
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CloudmedCloudmed
HB Coding Auditor
16 Feb 2022

“Everyone extremely nice and helpful to work with.”

Lesanto Laboratories Lesanto Laboratories
Regulatory Assistant
15 Nov 2020

“No work and life balance”

Virginia Mason Franciscan HealthVirginia Mason Franciscan Health
Coding Auditor
1 Jun 2021

“I never intended to stay this long but I was always given the opportunity to advance in my career.”

EvergreenHealthEvergreenHealth
Coding Auditor
24 Aug 2022

“Multiple HR complaints were filed while I was there and nothing was done.”

Novitas SolutionsNovitas Solutions
Compliance Auditor
2 Jun 2021

“work from home is nice.”

Southwestern Health ResourcesSouthwestern Health Resources
Coding Auditor
23 Dec 2021

“pay not competitive.”

CenteneCentene
Senior Coding Auditor
28 Dec 2020

“Great work life balance.”

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research InstituteFlorida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
Coding Compliance Auditor
13 Jun 2022

“Good work life balance.”

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