Compliance Specialist

  • Clifton Park, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 1998, Kitware is a leader in the creation and support of open-source software and state-of-the-art technology, and is one of the fastest growing software companies in the country. Kitware leverages its diverse technical expertise to provide advanced custom solutions for a host of complex technical problems.

Job Description

Kitware, Inc. is actively seeking a Compliance Specialist to work with a high-tech software company to assist in handling matters that are relevant to ensuring the Company’s compliance with local, state and federal laws.


Job duties of this position will include, but not be limited to:

  • Assisting with drafting new or updating existing policies
  • Answering employee questions specific to policies, laws and regulations
  • Conducting company-wide internal reviews and audits (Human Resources, Financial, Etc.)
  • Reviewing Safe Harbor payment calculations for accuracy
  • Completing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 5500 filings
  • Assisting with all aspects of federal Government compliance reporting


Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or four years of experience in the fields of audit, legal or government compliance.  While it is not necessary for the candidate to have an advanced understanding of specific accounting or auditing software and systems, the candidate will be expected to learn on the job.  Successful candidates will be detail oriented, have extraordinary organizational and interpersonal skills, and exceptional verbal and written communication skills.  Candidates must have the ability to conduct research and propose appropriate solutions.  Though this position reports directly to the Compliance Officer, candidates must have an ability to take direction from multiple individuals and prioritize accordingly.

Additional Information

Kitware team members enjoy a small company environment, flexibility in work assignments, and high levels of independence and responsibility.  Besides a great work environment, our comprehensive benefits package includes a generous compensation plan, flexible working hours, six weeks paid time off, 401(k), health insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, bonus plan, and free coffee, drinks and snacks. 

Kitware actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, uniformed service member status, genetic pre-disposition to any condition, physical or non-physical disability or any other characteristics protected by law.