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Compliance & Ethics Counsel Manager - Anti-Money Laundering

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00639881


- Job description

Anti-Money Laundering Senior Manager


Travel: when required

Salary: C. £120K



Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO & Information Security.


The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Senior Manager will work with the Director of AML to support the design, implementation and management of Accenture's global anti-money laundering compliance program. 



What responsibilities will you have?

Assist the Director of AML with managing day-to-day elements of Accenture’s AML compliance program.

As instructed by the Director of AML, lead the design, recommendation and implementation of Accenture’s AML compliance program initiatives and enhancements worldwide to meet business and legal requirements, including:

·       risk assessments and risk profiles

·       client due diligence processes and reviews

·       computer-based and live training

·       policies, procedures and internal controls

·       corporate communications

·       tools and metrics

Support the design, recommendation and implementation of AML compliance monitoring initiatives to help Accenture properly monitor and manage AML risks and legal requirements

Provide advice on business opportunities that may carry AML risks and requirements for Accenture through offerings reviews, contract negotiations, acquisition assessments and post-merger compliance planning

Monitor and staying current on AML 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

Engage Outside Legal Counsel. The AML Senior Manager must be able to structure detailed instructions and review critically any advice received to ensure Accenture is receiving the best legal counsel possible and in a cost effective manner

Provide additional support and assume additional responsibilities as may be directed by the Director of AML to assist Accenture with promoting global compliance with money laundering laws and regulations


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

Work Experience:  Relevant industry experience (e.g within Financial Institution, Law Firm or other In House Role)


What skills & experience are we looking for?

Knowledge and understanding of compliance & ethics framework for global corporations, and of global AML 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)

Being able to assess risk and recommend action on a proportionate risk-based approach

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

Ability to collaborate with team members and other peers within Legal

Strong writing and negotiation skills


What’s in it for you?


All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!



About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


Closing Date for Applications 30/11/2018

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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