Regional Compliance Manager- New England


: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Non-Executive Management

Acreage Holdings is the largest vertically integrated, multi-state owner of cannabis licenses and assets in the U.S. We deeply believe in the transformational power that cannabis has to heal and change the world. Our mission is to champion and provide access to cannabis beneficial properties by creating the best quality products and experiences.

The Regional Compliance Manager will be regionally located and support the following states: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Maine. The ideal candidate will ensure that, our company adheres to all state and local rules and regulations as it relates to the cannabis industry and well versed in legal guidelines and corporate governance best practices.


  • Work and the SOPs with operational staff to ensure compliance with the state regulations and Acreages business standards
  • Assist the director of compliance to build a compliance program for the states they are assigned
  • Create and improve sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them
  • Evaluate the efficiency of controls and improve them continuously
  • Revise procedures, reports etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues
  • Draft, modify and implement company policies
  • Coordinate efforts with State regulators to ensure our interpretations of the State rules are accurate and pragmatic
  • Assist in assessing the businesss future ventures to identify possible compliance risks within their region
  • Review the work of colleagues when necessary to identify compliance issues and provide advice or training
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the company as well as evolving best practices in compliance control
  • Prepare reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies as appropriate
  • Revising procedures, reports etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues
  • Educating and training employees in compliance. Work with operations on planning and execution
  • Observe monthly inventory count
  • Lead the license renewal initiatives
  • Prepare statutory compliance reports for regulators with the assistance of facility staff

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration or related field
  • A minimum of 10 plus years of experience in audit and or compliance

Additional Qualifications:

  • JD preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping
  • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
  • An analytical mind able to see the complexities of procedures and regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Certified compliance professional is a plus
  • Experience in risk management
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, or AML)
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
  • Audit background is preferable
  • Experience working with regulators
  • Experience writing manuals and or reports


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