AML Risk & Strategy Counsel Manager

  • 13th month pay & Holiday allowance
  • Bonus Program
  • 26 holidays
  • Training & Learning opportunities
  • Laptop & Smartphone
  • 32-40 hours p.w.
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Job Summary:

The Global Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist team are responsible for managing risks to Accenture of inadvertently facilitating money laundering or terrorist financing. Accenture has zero tolerance for fraud or financial crime, including money laundering and terrorist financing. Almost all countries where we conduct business have laws that prohibit money laundering and terrorist financing.

This means Accenture is prohibited from (a) engaging in any money laundering and terrorist financing activities, and (b) assisting our clients or any other party (either intentionally or in some circumstances unintentionally) in violating these laws.  Some of Accenture’s companies must also comply with additional strict legal obligations under money laundering and terrorist financing laws (AML regulated entities).

The Anti-Money Laundering Counsel will work with the Global Lead AML Risk & Strategy to support the design, implementation and management of Accenture's global anti-money laundering compliance programme in relation to Accenture as a whole, and more specifically those entities which fall outside of our AML regulated entities programme.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The Anti-Money Laundering Counsel will be expected to perform the following activities:

  • Assist the Global Lead AML Risk & Strategy with managing day-to-day elements of Accenture’s global anti-money laundering compliance programme.

  • Support the design, recommendation and implementation of Accenture’s anti-money laundering compliance programme initiatives and enhancements worldwide to meet business and legal requirements, including: risk assessments and risk profiles of Accenture global unregulated business offerings and services for money laundering risks; client due diligence processes and onboarding reviews as part of an overall global onboarding strategy; computer-based and live training on money laundering and terrorist financing risks to global audience, including local boards; global policies, procedures and internal controls to address money laundering and terrorist financing key risks; global projects on Accenture money laundering and terrorist financing projects, including but not limited to, Accenture payments, third party risks and business expansion; Working with key stakeholder in an efficient, professional and cooperative manner, including Legal colleagues.

  • Support the design, recommendation and implementation of anti-money laundering compliance monitoring initiatives to help Accenture properly monitor and manage anti-money laundering risks and legal requirements.

  • Assist the Global Lead AML Risk & Strategy with providing advice on business opportunities that may carry anti-money laundering risks and requirements for Accenture through offerings reviews, contract negotiations, acquisition assessments and post-merger compliance planning.

  • Assist the Global Lead AML Risk & Strategy with staying current on anti-money laundering industry best practices, changes in laws and regulations, enforcement actions, and trends to be able to provide guidance and recommendations to senior leadership on Accenture’s efforts to mitigate its money laundering risks.

  • Provide additional support and assume additional responsibilities as may be directed by the Global Lead AML Risk & Strategy to assist Accenture with promoting global compliance with money laundering laws and regulations.

  • Operate in a cost-effective manner consistent with relevant Accenture policies.

Basic (Must-Have) Qualifications:

  • Education:  J.D. or equivalent law degree (based on geography) required.

  • Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant industry experience

  • Work Requirements: Minimal travel required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of compliance & ethics framework for global corporations, and of global anti-money laundering and/or other financial crime (e.g., anticorruption) legal frameworks

  • Knowledge of Accenture’s business vision and strategy (or similar business strategy at another company if experienced hire)

  • Good judgment, an ability to prioritize and make decisions, and a high level of common sense

  • Strong writing and negotiation skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Fluent in English.

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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.


Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.


If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!


We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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