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Associate General Counsel, Exploitation & Financial Crimes Compliance

Posted May 02
Full Time
Washington, Distretto di Columbia

Meta seeks a highly motivated team player to serve as Associate Counsel, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance. This position will play a key role in advising on Facebook’s AML compliance program, specific to our payments and commerce products as well as providing legal support for our broader AML compliance initiatives. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Associate General Counsel, Exploitation & Financial Crimes Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support for our commerce and payments products relating to AML obligations and risk mitigations
  • Collaborate and align with relevant functions e.g. IT, Payments Compliance and others to optimize, draft, review and implement AML compliance policies, processes and training
  • Advise on AML compliance risks for commercial and non-commercial transactions, and non-transactional activity
  • Conduct internal compliance investigations and risk assessments and support external audits
  • Undertake special projects and support other AML and broader financial crime compliance program initiatives

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. Degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 8+ years of experience at a law firm, government, or in-house as a practicing attorney
  • Experience with AML regulations at a law firm or in-house with a multinational corporation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience at a law firm and in-house
  • Experience working with large cross-functional groups with professionalism and collegiality
  • Experience providing practical and effective advice in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience presenting to senior audiences and communicating to stakeholders on multiple teams

About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

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