The Paralegal is an integral part of the legal team, assisting members of all across the entire ACAMS organization. This individual will be engaged to support legal matters including but not limited to corporate governance, commercial and supply contracting, IP management, employment, compliance, litigation support and general paralegal and administrative needs within the legal department. As needed, the Paralegal will from time to time support other projects for the legal team, including developing processes, implementing tools, and developing governance for the ACAMS legal function. The ideal candidate with be experienced, highly organized and motivated, and be able to work well both as part of a team and independently.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to providing opportunities for anti-financial crime (AFC) education, best practices, and peer-to-peer networking to AFC professionals globally. With over 90,000 members across 180 jurisdictions, ACAMS is committed to the mission of ending financial crime through the provision of anti-money laundering/counterterrorism-financing and sanctions knowledge-sharing, thought leadership, risk-mitigation services, ESG initiatives, and platforms for public-private dialogue. The association’s CAMS certification is the gold-standard qualification for AFC professionals, while the CGSS certification is its premier specialist qualification for sanctions professionals. ACAMS’ 60 Chapters globally further amplify the association’s mission through training and networking initiatives. Visit acams.org for more information.