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Senior Manager Financial Services Regulatory Counsel

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00194275 Full-time

Job Description

Accenture is seeking a regulatory lawyer with broad financial services experience (with special focus on banking and capital markets regulations) obtained in private practice (preferably in a law firm) and/or financial institution, on a full-time basis.


Applicants must have at least 10 to 15 years of experience advising banking, insurance and/or capital markets industries on transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters arising under applicable laws, and related agency rules and regulations. Applicants must have a thorough understanding of sophisticated financial products, and experience advising a broad range of financial institutions (FIs), BPO clients, FinTech’s, and third-party service providers.


What responsibilities will you have?

  • Lead legal regulatory reviews for strategic and complex deals including involvement in compliance work stream and negotiations.
  • Work with external counsel to ensure Accenture is monitoring laws in critical areas.
  • Work closely with and report to global Legal lead for financial services regulation.
  • Support Business and Legal team members during regulatory risk assessments and develop and implement creative, competitive and market relevant solutions.
  • Lead early involvement in the development of new or expanded offerings and services to make them compliant from creation.
  • Coordinate legal support from other SME’s required for the completion of the regulatory risk assessment, design and implementation relevant solutions and risks mitigations.
  • Lead regulatory due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.


Compliance Programs

  • Assist in the creation of the global financial services compliance program effort working directly with the financial services compliance leadership team.
  • Provide legal support to the compliance officers and compliance leads in the design and implementation of compliance programs, including licensing requirements.
  • Lead the monitoring of offerings or services or regulated entities compliance programs and implement required actions to maintain compliance, working closely with the Global Legal Lead of financial services regulatory compliance programs and monitoring.


Capability Development

  • Develop awareness of Legal, Sales and Delivery teams on offerings and services regulatory compliance, and design and implement regulatory compliance training curriculum and appropriate training.
  • Develop actionable solutions and practical tools/recommendations/guidelines for regulated offerings and services for Legal Sales and Delivery teams and Business teams.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of legal/compliance knowledge management capital.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate or LLB (or local equivalent), licensed to practice and in good standing in Europe or North America.
  • 15+ years of banking, insurance and/or capital markets regulatory experience.
  • Thorough understanding of sophisticated financial products.
  • Significant experience handling compliance and regulatory issues affecting financial services companies.
  • Superior organizational skills and does not require administrative support.
  • Excellent communication skills, experience working remotely yet part of a team.
  • Superior skills with MS Tools PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Teams.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours with global partners.
  • Preferred : Working knowledge of banking and capital markets regulation in the EU, UK, US, and APAC region.

Our offer

At Accenture, we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive workplace that values diversity and promotes growth for all. As you join our global company with a world-class brand and reputation, we want to assure you that you will be part of a vibrant, diverse workplace culture. We firmly believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, and we celebrate the unique contributions of every individual. We are dedicated to getting to know the real you and supporting your personal and professional growth, so you can excel in whatever you're great at. At Accenture, learning is a continuous journey, and we provide numerous learning opportunities, both formal and informal, to enhance your role-specific skills and expertise.

Beyond the impactful work we do for our clients and the nurturing work environment we provide, we offer a range of excellent employee benefits designed to cater to your diverse needs and well-being.

These benefits include:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance: Ensuring financial stability and recognition for your hard work.
  • 20 + 12 holidays: Providing ample time to recharge and spend quality moments with loved ones.
  • Laptop and smartphone: Equipping you with the necessary tools to excel in your role, regardless of location.
  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package: Prioritizing your health and well-being, so you can focus on what matters most.
  • Extensive level of Flexibility : Allowing you to decide
  • Bonus program: Recognizing and rewarding your exceptional contributions to the team's success.
  • Training & learning opportunities: Encouraging continuous growth and skill development to reach your full potential.
  • Green mobility program: Supporting environmentally friendly commuting options like e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance, and more.
  • Flexrewards: Empowering you to customize your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool to suit your individual needs.
  • Discount program: Offering discounts at your favorite (online) shops, so you can enjoy life outside of work.
  • Employee shares purchase plan: Providing an opportunity to become a stakeholder in the company's success.
  • Eco-cheques: Promoting sustainable living and environmentally conscious choices.
  • And many more!


Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.


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