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PwC Global OGC KYC Senior Associate in New York, New York

Specialty/Competency: IFS – Internal Firm Services – Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm’s legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Global E&C is a pillar within the Global Office of the General Counsel (GOGC). The Global AML Junior SME will work directly with the Quality Manager/Global AML SME Senior Manager and support their roles interfacing with internal stakeholders with territory SMEs and COE leads as the key point of contact for QA reviews. He/she will be expected to support in the development/maintenance of policy, guidance and annual training for the AML SME community and the LoS.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

2 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrating thorough abilities and/or proven record of success as a team leader:

  • Conducting bi-annual QA reviews on the Centres of Excellence under the guidance of the Global AML SME Senior Manager and QA Manager, as well as the delivery of other financial crime regulatory projects including remediations;

  • Liaising with the territory SMEs and COE leads to ensure all findings are fed back, agreed upon and remediated;

  • Supporting the development and delivery of effective training to Member Firms and CoEs around the content of the KYC Minimum Requirements;

  • Analyzing existing AML/KYC policies, support the development of guidance and procedures in line with the Network Standards and KYC Minimum Requirements;

  • Demonstrating experience in AML, FATF guidelines, EU, OFAC and related regulations;

  • Developing AML annual training and awareness materials on emerging regulatory topics;

  • Identifying compliance measures required by the Network Risk Management Standards in order to formulate effective compliance policies and practices;

  • Developing subject matter specialization regarding Anti-money laundering. Key priorities and projects include the implementation of a global KYC technology while understanding and having a background in AML implementation of controls, processes, etc., is a plus;

  • Working closely with the KYC SME and the Global KYC Business Operations team;

  • Maintaining and updating of the KYC Minimum Requirements and associated lists;

  • Reviewing any local jurisdictional uplifts required by Member Firms;

  • Performing other ad hoc supporting activity to the Global KYC Business Operations Operations workstream with BAU requirements;

  • Developing Self & Others through Coaching, Contributing to Team Success, Continuously Learning and Sharing Knowledge;

  • Focusing on the Client, Demonstrating Courage and Integrity, Communicating with Impact and influencing skills, Acquiring and Applying Technical Expertise;

  • Building and Sustaining Relationships, Change Agility;

  • Being a SME Knowledge of AML policies and regulatory requirement;

  • Demonstrating detailed knowledge of KYC/AML processes in a multi-jurisdictional operating environment;

  • Possessing highly effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to explain technical issues to a non-technical audience;

  • Influencing and interacting with stakeholders at all levels;

  • Working in a multicultural and multilingual environment;

  • Demonstrating the ability to work in both a team environment and independently;

  • Being highly motivated and detail-oriented;

  • Understanding of risk management in professional services environment;

  • Adapting to change quickly and multi-task; and,

  • Demonstrating analytical and critical thinking skills.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.