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Compliance Analyst

 

WHO WE ARE

T. Elenteny Imports (“TEI”) is not your traditional alcoholic beverage importer and distributor. After spending years in the industry, our two founders combined their knowledge and experiences, creating (i) a company that offers the services they believed the industry needed and (ii) a vision of wanting to make a positive difference for small businesses. And you know what? That company and vision boomed.

TEI is a multifaceted, services business for wine, spirits, and beer importation and distribution. What does that actually mean? It means that we work with companies who discover awesome alcoholic beverage products (both foreign and domestic) and want those beverages to be available throughout the United States. We provide logistics, compliance, and accounting back office support for those endeavors, and we deliver top-notch customer service at every step of the way.     

You may have heard that the US is a complex maze of state regulations for alcohol. TEI’s Compliance Department plays a critical role in navigating that maze. This trusted team of professional problem solvers strives to get those beverages properly through the states’ regulations and into the various markets. The issues that arise are never the same (translation = you’re never bored), and we seek out resolutions that will spark smiles, allowing companies to build lesser-known brands throughout the US.

As a company, we hold ourselves out as a dynamic, experienced service provider dedicated to delivering innovative logistics solutions while pursuing the highest degree of integrity and transparency for our clients and for each other. We expect each TEI member to do the same.

Position Description

You will join our small group of miracle workers in the Compliance Department. You’ll work closely with our customers, your teammates, and the Compliance Manager on a multitude of state regulatory matters. You’ll also collaborate with TEI’s other departments to ensure best compliance practices. You don’t need to come to us knowing the alcoholic beverage rules; however, you must be confident that you can learn, interpret, and explain them. The Compliance team is responsible for clear, transparent, effective communication about complex issues. You must be able to identify and draw lines in the sand, sometimes delivering disappointing messages.

Compliance demands high organization, meticulous attention to detail, excellent research skills, the ability to comprehend and apply state regulations, and efficiency. Additionally, every position at TEI requires good judgment and a willingness to act as a professional liaison who exudes customer service. Everyone, including our fellow coworkers and surrounding neighbors, deserves our customer service oriented attitudes.   

Essential Functions

Prioritize and complete compliance requests concerning alcoholic beverage products
Research, analyze, and review federal and state regulations to ensure compliance of transactions
Recognize and identify potential issues and propose solutions
Meticulously document and organize information
Follow and improve upon processes or procedures
Obtain and maintain state licenses and permits
Respond to internal and external inquiries in a timely fashion
Communicate with state administrators, customers, and TEI members to determine necessary compliance steps
Complete monthly state shipment reports and tax reports
Collaborate with team members on state compliance projects (group and individual)

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum of 3-5 years professional experience, ideally in the alcohol industry, government, law, or another regulated industry
Experience with critical thinking
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
Excellent research and analytical capabilities
Extreme attention to detail
Able to self-start, prioritize, and take direction
Excellent time management abilities
Able to work in a fast-paced team environment and meet deadlines
Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work with different technologies and a continuously changing atmosphere
Enthusiasm and self-motivation
Interest in contributing bright ideas and growing with our company
Proficient in Apple/MAC computers, Word, Excel

WE OFFER

Competitive salary, based on your skills
Health insurance contribution
Profit-share program
Professional development job training
A supportive, team environment that welcomes bright ideas and game-changers
Opportunity to grow your career in a rapidly growing company
An entrepreneurial company full of accomplished professionals with diverse backgrounds
Flexible vacation/time-off program
Legendary Holiday party!

 

If you want to be part of TEI and believe that you can excel at this position, please send us your resume and a genuinely written cover letter addressed to our Compliance Manager, explaining your interest in the position and how it aligns with your professional mission. Additionally, please include your salary requirements and the number “10” (typed or written) at the bottom right corner of your cover letter.

 

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