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Compliance & Ethics Counsel (Anti-Money Laundering - Know Your Customer) - Associate Manager

São Paulo - Sao Paulo Job No. r00208197 Full-time - Hybrid

Job Description

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Note: For this position, it is necessary to attach your resume in English.


Support the Know Your Customer (KYC) team to conduct in-depth investigative research and analysis that enables Accenture to detect and assess potential Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing risks (incl. financial crime, predicate offenses, etc.) posed by existing or potential clients.

  • Perform in-depth KYC investigative research on companies and individuals by utilizing a wide range of sources.
  • Ability to independently assess Financial Crime risks and suggest mitigating actions.
  • Keep thorough records and supporting documentation for all investigations.
  • Produce in-depth and high-quality reports in English that provide assessments of reputational and regulatory risks, including financial crime.
  • Directly liaise with internal stakeholders, including other legal or compliance functions.
  • Guide and train Junior investigators for their day-to-day activities, acting as the first point for escalations or queries.
  • Perform Quality Assurance Checks
  • Ensure clients are researched in line with company policies and procedures, ensure issues are resolved, and escalate to the line Lead.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Preferably a university degree in law. Degrees in accountancy, economics, journalism, or related fields may also apply to be considered.
  • Bilingual English level

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ relevant work experience
  • Prior AML experience preferred
  • Knowledge of AML/KYC regulations
  • Proven ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a problem-solving environment.
  • Critical thinker and analytical mindset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and analytical skills
  • Skills in using spreadsheets and other Microsoft tools.



Medical Assistance - 100% subsidized by the company (employee and dependents)
Dental Assistance

Meal or Food Voucher without discount

Life insurance

Private Pension Plan


Option to purchase company stocks with a discount

Pharmacy Discount*

Daycare Assistance*

Partnership with language school*

Extended Maternity and Paternity Leave

PPR* (*According to current policy)

Job location: São Paulo - SP

We are looking for profiles aligned with the company's values, enthusiasts to work in a collaborative and dynamic environment, with excellence in delivery and innovation present in their daily lives. We value competencies regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, creed, disability, and political conviction. The diversity of our people allows us to fulfill the promise of technology and human creativity. We recognize the unique characteristics of individuals, respect differences, and invest in an increasingly inclusive environment

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