Job Description

About Accenture:
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries - powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 514,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

About Entity:
Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing Communications, and Workplace Solutions-- powers Accenture’s people across industries and functions to keep our business leading in the New. Join the heart and soul of Accenture, partnering with our extraordinary people to bring innovation into every organization.

Job description:

OVERVIEW:

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. We have an unwavering commitment to equality for all. Together, we are acting, we are leading, and we will drive change across the globe.

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.
Offerings & Services Regulatory Compliance (OSRC) Role Summary – To support the OSRC Team in driving various Regulatory Compliance processes like reviewing deals to ensure Accenture’s compliance with regulations and maintaining licenses for Accenture’s services. To handle responsibilities related to people and process management as required for the team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Generic Responsibilities
• Understand the CORE areas
• Understand relevant company policies
• Proactively enhance knowledge in context of the support area
• Understand company's approval processes and ensures that all stakeholders are timely engaged and informed on the relevant process
• Assist team in drafting checklists, process documents and generic tracking reports
• Directly liaison with internal stakeholders on various issues
• Recognize issues and provide timely escalation to Team Lead or appropriate stakeholders
• Understand and suggest process improvements in the support area
• Provide on the job training and support to the new joiners of the team
• Supervise resources, as required
• Support implementation of new initiatives in the support area or within Legal/GLN
• Build credible and effective relationships with onshore counsels and within GLN team
• Support tech team in development of new tech tool or enhancement of existing ones
• Manage SharePoint and communication records

Specific Responsibilities aligned to Role
• Conduct Regulatory Reviews for various Offerings under the scope of the team.
• Manage low to high complexity regulatory reviews.
• Recognize issues and provide timely escalation to OSRC Team Lead, OSRC Counsels, or appropriate stakeholders
• Direct communication with business teams & internal stakeholders regarding specific regulatory matters.
• Acquire and/or maintain licenses for Accenture’s Offerings.
• Track opportunities and/or processes and ensure timely responses.
• Conduct and coordinate internal research projects, ensuring outcomes are delivered in agreed upon format.
• Participate in/lead strategic initiatives.
• Prepare presentations, email templates and newsletters.
• Elaborate, compare and refresh guidance documents.

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Qualifications

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS: Education: • Bachelor’s degree in Law. Certifications and Membership: • Compliance related global professional certification considered a plus. Work Experience: • Minimum of 3 to 5 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: • Experience in generic/legal research and reporting, including due diligence, especially in the regulatory, and compliance areas would be a plus • Basic awareness of Accenture offerings and function specific services performed • Understands commercial agreements, legal and compliance principles • Understands general corporate business practices and contracting regulations • Demonstrates promptness, accuracy and consistency with the activities supported • Demonstrates ability to work under pressure, with exposure to leadership • Able to assist with day to day support and to understand delivery requirements • Detail-oriented, sound judgement, prioritization, organized, and adaptable • Good at using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint) • Comfortable with technology and has experience in the use of tools & databases • Effectively manage priorities and stakeholder expectations • Demonstrates keenness to learn and train on new processes and areas • Team player who looks to build trust-based relationships; proactively helps new members BEHAVIOURS: • Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout Accenture global organization • 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: External Relationships: • Accenture Counsels, Client commercial, procurement, contract management, business executives, outside counsels, vendors, corporate function Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law"

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.
o The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
o You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.

CALL TO ACTION:
If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.

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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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