Job Description

Role Summary

Provides HR, basic project management and V&A service delivery support for the execution of due diligence and integration of Accenture's V&A transactions.

The V&A HR Deal Execution Specialist will be assigned to various North American and/or global V&A transactions and projects and will be accountable for supporting the success, effectiveness, and on-time delivery of assigned HR due diligence and integration work stream activities for primary stakeholders and sponsoring organization of acquisition (Services/MU)

Key Responsibilities

Due Diligence Phase: (includes solution development)

Work with Global V&A Deal Execution Lead/team to conduct HR due diligence activities and tasks, including:

  • Support planning process and development of work plans for individual V&A transactions.
  • Support HR due diligence work stream approach and processes to:
  • Track and maintain HR Due Diligence Information Request Lists
  • Conduct audit and review of HR information provided in data room by Seller company
  • Assist with analyzing and summarizing data into a cohesive point of view around the findings
  • Assist with the completion of required HR DD analyses and deliverables (i.e., compensation and benefits, HR related liabilities, retention plan modeling, etc.)
  • Build relationships to establish credibility with internal and external SMEs and potentially Seller Company representatives
  • Support the identification and estimating of costs for acquisition business case
  • Assist with coordination across all key stakeholder groups, in particular with Finance, Legal, Tax, Payroll, Global Mobility and Corporate Development
  • Support the development of the preliminary HR solution plan for key human resource decisions, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, perquisites, retirement/pension plans, payroll and salary grade structure, incentives (short-term, long-term, sales force-specific, deferred), staffing approach, culture, HR compliance and policies.

Integration Phase:

Assist Global V&A Deal Execution Lead/team to plan and drive assigned HR integration planning and execution activities and tasks including:

  • Assist with the planning of HR process impacts involving (Accenture) non-standard approaches, working directly applicable workstream leads.
  • Assist with maintaining the HR transition calendar, work plan and budget
  • Support the end to end process by assisting with HR tasks to include consultation and communications, agreement to a set of terms and conditions, set-up and preparation of systems including SAP and payroll and initial inductions.
  • Support the documentation of HR activities that must be addressed during ongoing operations.
  • Support the development and facilitation of an effective handover to include close out documentation (Deal summary, Policy Compliance Checklist, SharePoint)
  • Support the management of local transfer processes under the local Acquired Rights Directive (ARD) regulations


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years related HR / Ventures & Acquisitions experience (or equivalent relevant experience)
  • Strong MS Office skills with an emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel. Excel: must have skills to write formulas (i.e. v-look ups, IF/THEN), run pivots, synthesize, extract, and consolidate data.
  • Strong analytical ability using small to medium size sets of data to identify patterns, themes, anomalies in the results.
  • Basic understanding of Total Rewards programs (Compensation, Equity, Benefits)
  • Effective Relationship Building Skills
  • Strong oral and written English communications skills
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Effective task management and support of overall work planning and budget management
  • Issue identification and escalation (working to solve)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus in Human Resources Management or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate people who do not report directly to you
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapting to new and changing situations
  • Onboarding facilitation/coordination experience/exposure (orientation, benefits, payroll)
  • Basic understanding of HR processes and systems (SAP, Workday, Payroll, Recruiting/Staffing, Red Carpet) and how data feeds across these systems (i.e., potential downstream impacts of poor data)
  • Employee communications (plan, design, deliver)
  • Familiar with Accenture Policies, particularly HR and HR related policies (i.e. myT&E)
  • Supports V&A related process documentation (due diligence request list and roundtable, total rewards analysis, HR solution Matrix, Day 1 Compliance Checklist, handover documents, Collaboration Tools, Aviator)
  • Content management
  • Ability to manage and organize small or medium amounts of data content on web-based tools (i.e. SharePoint, portals, MS Teams, OneDrive). organize, analyze and summarize
  • Ability to identify and help quantify financial impacts to the business case.

Job Requirements

  • Travel up to 25% (based on deal and phase)
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment (adjust on the go, meet last minute deadlines, schedule flexibility, manage shifting priorities)
  • Ability to effectively work independently with limited supervision/direction
  • Ability to effectively work remotely/virtually with the use of collaboration tools (i.e., MS Teams, Video, SharePoint, Team Member Networking)
  • Ability to work effectively in an ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to work flexible work hours when required.  May occasionally include accommodating various geographic time zones to collaborate with team members/stakeholders.


Beijing,Dalian,Hong Kong,Shanghai

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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