Tech Data - Americas

Regulatory Compliance Associate

Location US-FL-Clearwater
Req Number
Weekly Work Hours
Travel Required
Relocation Assistance Available
Working Time


Provide overall support to regulatory compliance monitoring and execution activities for US, Latin America and Canada operations. The Regulatory Compliance Associate performs entry-level compliance review on prospect accounts and daily export order activity; supports basic operational measurement of regulatory compliance functions; facilitates scheduled reporting on operations; performs data entry; provides operational backup support and executes basic commercial invoicing. Possess a basic understanding of logistics, warehouse and sales operations and their relation to internal and external regulatory compliance policy. Projects a willingness to expand their knowledge of regulatory compliance and improve efficiency.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

  • Entry level evaluation of orders against US export regulations and Tech Data internal policy
  • Basic evaluation of new prospective customers against published denied parties lists (DPL/RPL)
  • Generate and distribute Denied Party List metrics for all screened US and Canada customer accounts
  • Coordinate freight forwarder (FF) approval requests and associated documentation
  • Facilitate monthly regulatory compliance operational volume reports to management
  • Perform market and vendor assignment review according to supplier distribution agreements
  • Generate and distribute commercial invoices as required by internal and external customers
  • Perform data entry, management and tracking functions on import and export process outputs
  • Provide general internal and external customer service and support compliance team initiatives and projects
  • Facilitate requests for order or product information and supporting documents as advised by supervisor
  • Support after hour coverage to Logistics Centers and LA sales teams

  • performs other duties and assigned by supervisor
  • Able to execute oral and written instructions and to request clarification when needed.

  • Able to identify areas of risk/concern in area of responsibility.

  • Able to prepare/analyze appropriate reports and other business correspondence.

  • Able to answer phone and greet public in a friendly and courteous manner.

  • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.

  • Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information.

  • Able to use relevant computer system applications (which may include spreadsheets, word Processors, databases, etc.) at an intermediate level.


Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

Required: Associate Degree


Preferred: Bachelor Degree


Additional Experience:  

  • Experience operating under medium supervision within established guidelines, able to identify risk and escalate appropriately
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and reporting techniques and methodology
  • Exposure to corporate regulatory concepts such as Export/Import Compliance or operations, other governmental agency requirements (FDA, FCC, etc.) ; Sarbanes Oxley or Internal Audit
  • Experience with process oriented concepts such as flow charts and process mapping
  • Medium to High level of interpersonal skills and customer service skills required. Able to build solid, effective working relationships with cross functional and cross geographical internal and external teams. Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information and to identify and present issues and recommendations to supervisor and team.
  • Proactive towards regular job duties and procedural efficiency. Ability to prioritize and/or organize against shifting responsibilities. Some problem solving. Basic evaluation and conclusion skills based on regulatory reasoning and practical application of regulations. Some complexity of mental process to achieve in the role in order to come to solutions.
  • Occasional non-standard work hours or overtime as business requires.

  • Professional, office environment.

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