Sr. Compliance Controls Manager – Legal Affairs

$129,300 - $174,900 yearly
  • T-Mobile
  • Hybrid (Bellevue, WA, USA)
  • Mar 19, 2024
Full time Telecommunications

Job Description

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T-Mobile has consistently been recognized as a Best Place to Work, thanks to our crew of diverse, multitalented self-starters who are ready to go go go… And T-Mobile is recognized as a best place to work for LGBTQ employees by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equity Index ten years in a row. A designated Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly for eleven years running. And with 100% score on the Disability Equality Index, our diversity across gender, race and ideas drives us forward.

Are you looking for a work environment which encourages teamwork and where you are respected, supported, challenged, and can grow and advance your career? If your answer is “yes,” you should join T-Mobile’s All-Star Legal Team!

The Sr. Compliance Controls Manager will support T-Mobile’s Enterprise Compliance Controls Testing & Monitoring Program by partnering with first line of defense teams, attorneys, and compliance subject matter experts to test design and operational effectiveness of controls across the enterprise. This position plays a critical role in ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements, industry standards, internal policies, and identifying control weaknesses, recommending improvements, and providing assurance to senior management and stakeholders. This position requires strong leadership abilities, analytical skills, and a deep understanding of compliance controls, and testing principles.

What you’ll do in your role.

  • Conduct regular testing of existing controls to identify weaknesses, gaps, or areas of improvement.
  • Analyze testing results to identify control deficiencies, root causes, and trends.
  • Develop recommendations and action plans to address identified weaknesses and enhance control effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders including attorneys, risk management, and business units to ensure that compliance controls are integrated into business processes effectively.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports documenting testing findings, recommendations, and management responses. Present findings to senior management and governance committees.
  • Monitor and track the implementation of remediation actions resulting from the compliance testing findings. Validate the adequacy and sustainability of control enhancements.
  • Stay abreast of regulatory developments, industry trends, and emerging risks to ensure that compliance testing activities remain relevant and effective.
  • Provide guidance and training to junior team members and stakeholders on compliance testing methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by promoting awareness of compliance risks, sharing lessons learned, and driving enhancements to all components of the enterprise compliance program framework.
  • Drive a culture of compliance and ethical behavior throughout the organization by promoting awareness and accountability.

The experience you’ll bring.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Professional certification (e.g., CCEP, LPEC, CICA) preferred.

Work Experience

  • 7-10 years auditing, corporate compliance, SOX, technical or IT controls testing or other relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to identify compliance risks, assess control effectiveness, and report on testing activities.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative, dependability, and attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership abilities, including the ability to inspire and motivate team members, drive results, and foster collaboration.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in using compliance testing tools data analytics software, and Microsoft Office Suite.

• At least 18 years of age
• Legally authorized to work in the United States

Washington Pay Range : $129,300.00 – $174,900.00

The pay range above is the general base pay range for a successful candidate in the state listed. The successful candidate’s actual pay will be based on various factors, such as work location, qualifications, and experience, so the actual starting pay may be above or below this range. At T-Mobile, employees in regular, non-temporary roles are eligible for an annual bonus or periodic sales incentive or bonus, based on their role. Most Corporate employees are eligible for a year-end bonus based on company and/or individual performance and which is set at a percentage of the employee’s eligible earnings in the prior year. Certain positions in Customer Care are eligible for monthly bonuses based on individual and/or team performance, while Retail and Business Sales roles are eligible for monthly or quarterly sales incentives. And since we are ALL owners, EVERY employee at T-Mobile is eligible for an Annual Stock Grant. For information about T-Mobile’s amazing benefits, check out