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Global Legal Network (GLN) is a group of professionals operating globally from 10 countries. It provides a broad spectrum of differentiated services - focused on delivering value and innovation. We partner with Legal teams across Accenture to build efficiencies and centres of excellence related to Legal services; and through our size, geographic spread and language diversity, the Global Legal Network is able to drive quality, agility and speed in our services, aligned to Accenture’s relentless focus on maximum efficiency and operational effectiveness.

CORE and Global Services (CGS) is a group of legal professionals working and supporting different legal areas such as Compliance, Regulatory Offerings, Ethics, Procurement, Corporate Matters and the Services Areas aligned with the new offerings and technologies such as Strategy & Consulting, Interactive, Technology, Security and Operations.

Entity Matters Role Summary – To support the management of our Accenture entities to ensure compliance with local and regulatory requirements. To facilitate and lead entity matters strategies across multiple complex jurisdictions including entity structural changes and working in complex countries. To manage entity maintenance activities through GEMS to ensure quality and accuracy of entity related data and reporting.



Requisitos

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Generic Responsibilities:


•    Understand the CORE areas.
•    Understand relevant company policies.
•    Develop subject-matter expertise in the concerned support area.
•    Act as a POC for support area.
•    Understand and suggest process improvements in the support area.
•    Support LTO/CIO in development of new tool or enhancement of existing ones.
•    Assist team in drafting checklists and process documents.
•    Directly liaison with internal stakeholders on various issues.
•    Manage SharePoint and communication records.
•    Identify and support any specific trainings for the team.
•    Support implementation of new initiatives in CORE support area or within Legal/GLN.
•    Build credible and effective relationships with onshore counsels and within GLN team.
•    Support recruitment efforts for the team.
•    Supervise resources, and assist GLN Team Lead in people management, as required.
•    Provide coaching and mentoring to junior members of the team.
•    Provide individuals with positive and developmental feedback.
•    Try to ‘give back’ to GLN/Legal.

Specific Responsibilities aligned to Role:


•    Assisting, advising and performing legal due diligences for geographic expansions and for work in countries considered "high risk" under AP55/68.
•    Assist with AP67 coordination process.
•    Developing and maintaining trusted working relationships with key individuals and SME's regionally e.g., Treasury, Tax, Controllership, GAP, Local Legal Groups, and External Counsel from all countries.
•    Draft and implement corporate documentation for entities within region (Articles of Associations and By-Laws; Minutes of Board and Shareholders Meetings; Powers of Attorney and Proxies; Recapitalization documentation).
•    Manage corporate secretarial matters, including documentation necessary to appoint/dismiss Directors and other Corporate Officers.
•    Maintenance of “Entity Matters” information for responsible countries.
•    Instruct External Counsel resources on specific projects.
•    Support the team with matters relating to ensuring Policy compliance, research and advisory matters.
•    Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on various legal and commercial issues.
•    Competent in building credibility and effective relationships within Legal team and with business and/or external Clients (as applicable);
•    Escalate appropriately where needed and coordinate matters with internal and external stakeholders to find solutions.
•    Coordinate and undertake legal assessments on regional/global projects, policies and compliance initiatives.
•    Identify process improvements in Entity Matters or Corporate Functions domains and lead team in developing/drafting of guidelines, handbooks, know how material, checklists and process/tools associated documents (global/regional and local) for standardizing the process.
•    Supervision of junior team members and quality of data in GEMS.


EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:


•    Bachelor’s degree in Law.

Certifications and Membership: 


•    Compliance related global professional certification considered a plus.

Work Experience:


•    Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience at law firm or as in-house counsel and/or in legal outsourcing.

Work Requirements:


•    Travel may be required.
•    Fluency in English (and other language, depending on geography supported) with strong oral and written communication skills.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE:

•    Basic understanding of corporate law will be preferable.
•    Fluent in English with strong oral and written skills.
•    Display positive, collaborative attitude.
•    Good experience in generic/legal research and reporting, including due diligence.
•    Demonstrate promptness, accuracy and consistency with the activities supported.    
•    Demonstrate autonomy, take ownership, and drive tasks to closure.
•    Demonstrate good interpersonal skills.
•    Detail-oriented, sound judgement, organized, and adaptable.
•    Strong time management, prioritization, and analytical skills.
•    Able to work with internal and external teams to assist with day to day support and to understand delivery requirements.
•    Basic understanding of Accenture offerings and function specific services performed.
•    Good understanding of commercial agreements, legal and compliance principles.
•    Understand general basic corporate business practices and contracting regulations.
•    Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
•    Comfortable with technology and has experience in the use of tools & databases.
•    Ability to work under pressure, with exposure to senior leadership.
•    Effectively manage priorities and stakeholder expectations.
•    Build trust-based relationships by delivering on commitments.
•    Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and an ability to provide appropriate advice.
•    Able to effectively influence senior leadership.

BEHAVIOURS:

•    Understand cross-cultures and open to work with team members across the globe.
•    Understand the value of diversity and recognize the strengths that different styles, innovative perspectives and experiences bring to Accenture.
•    Demonstrate inclusion and respect for all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality.
•    Collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives.

RELATIONSHIP AND REPORTING:


Supervises: 


•    Team members providing services on a process/project or account/portfolio of accounts.


External Relationships: 


•    Accenture Counsels, Client commercial, procurement, contract management, business executives, outside counsels, vendors, corporate function.
 

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