Legal professionals at Accenture deliver and coordinate legal, contract and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture and our clients' business objectives, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure compliance with laws and company policies. Accenture offers a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.
A hands-on transactional role supporting the complex deals within Accenture’s Australia and New Zealand business across a broad range of industries, service types, emerging technologies and offerings.
The Legal team provides and manages all legal advice and support to Accenture. Legal prides itself on providing objective, focused, commercially relevant advice and solutions based on a deep understanding of the law and Accenture's business. The role is dynamic and demanding with opportunities to work on leading edge technology and service offerings. The Legal team works closely with each deal team to find ways to achieve our clients’ and our own objectives in a competitive environment whilst managing risk as well as compliance with contractual obligations, policies and obligations at law.
As a member of the Legal team, you are expected to be a steward for Accenture’s business and people, and an exemplar of Accenture’s core values.
As part of the Legal team you will lead the negotiations of and support a portfolio of complex deals across different industries and types of offering, with the following key responsibilities:
Advise deal teams on shaping of the business opportunity within the transaction
Work with finance, solution and commercial teams to identify and manage issues across the transaction and architect workable solutions
Work with deal teams to develop effective negotiating strategies
Form part of the negotiation team and lead the legal negotiations to conclude the contractual documents
Manage the escalation process for key legal and commercial risks
Prepare and provide briefings to legal and business approvers, and other stakeholders.