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Accenture

Anti-Money Laundering Counsel, Latin America and Emerging Markets

MIDWEST IL – CHICAGO JOB NO. 00717956

Job Description

Accenture LLP seeks an Anti-Money Laundering Counsel, Latin America and Emerging Markets to support the design, implementation, and management of a global anti-money laundering compliance (“AML”) program, with a particular focus on Latin America and Emerging Markets. Support AML compliance program initiatives and enhancements to meet legal and business requirements, including: risk assessments and risk profiles, client due diligence processes and reviews, computer-based and live training, policy and procedure development, internal controls and monitoring, corporate communications, and tools and metrics development. Ensure proper monitoring and manage AML risks and legal requirements, with a particular focus in Latin America and Emerging Markets. Provide legal guidance on business opportunities that may carry AML risks and requirements through offerings reviews, contract negotiations, acquisition assessments, and post-merger compliance planning. Research current AML industry best practices, changes in laws and regulations, enforcement actions, and trends to provide guidance and recommendations on how to mitigate risks.

Qualifications

  • Position requires a Juris Doctor degree in Law, and 3 years of designing, implementing, and driving the management of an anti-corruption program and associated policies in Latin American markets.
  • Experience must include a minimum of:
    • 3 years of experience with implementing legal compliance programs of a Business Process Outsourcing/ITO service provider that address particular risk factors prevalent in Latin American markets, including risk assessment interviews, documenting and tracking findings, and devising remediation strategies;
    • 3 years of experience advising internal business partners in Latin American markets on the impact of anti-corruption laws on strategic business decisions, including mergers and acquisitions;
    • 3 years of experience with assessing business partners’ and third-parties’ compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act;
    • 3 years of experience with anti-corruption monitoring tools and systems, including developing algorithm-based tools to review and assess third parties;
    • 6 months of experience with AML program design, testing, and program to manage business risk and mitigate exposure to business operations;
    • 6 months of experience with AML transaction systems, and sanctions monitoring systems, including OFAC, and FinCEN and EU sanction lists;
    • and 6 months of experience with investigation of AML risks, and developing proposals and strategies for new risk assessment tools.
    • Employer will permit telecommuting from various, unanticipated locations in the United States.

Job Location: Chicago, IL, and employer will permit telecommuting from various, unanticipated locations throughout the United States.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

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