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Management Level Description:

Complexity

  • Requires analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. Typically creates new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.

  • Requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.

  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor or team leads. Generally, interacts with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.

Authority

  • Requires minimal guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments.

Impact or Decision

  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside and occasionally impact other teams.

Scope

  • Manages medium-small sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibly provide support to the Merger and Acquisitions (M&A), V&A Procurement Plus, Contracting and Legal Integration teams and other Legal Services teams as part of the Acquisitions Team in different geographies.

  • Document, review and draft the terms and conditions of different types of agreements (e.g. master agreements, software agreements, statement of works, non-disclosure agreements, proposals, change orders, etc.) and other documents relating to various target companies in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and stakeholders’ requirements.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with Accenture’s M&A Lawyers, Legal Integration Managers and V&A Procurement Plus Leads on the revision of data rooms material, in particular executed client and supplier contractual material of the target companies.

  • Responsibly provide Legal Integration support for the acquired companies (e.g. point of contact: “face of Legal” for Acquisitions team for contracting needs; identify risks, propose/draft solutions and negotiate commercial agreements; support the business’ compliance with obligations and risk mitigation, support new Accenture executives transition to Accenture’s way of contracting, etc.).

  • Train the team members and develop checklists and process documents for reviewing analyzing and drafting Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Request for Proposals (RFPs), Proposals, Arrangement Letters/Statement of Work, Local Country Agreements, Consulting Services Agreements, etc.

  • Directly liaising with internal stakeholders and deal teams on various legal and commercial issues.

  • Maintain contract / subcontract compliance in line with company policies and procedures and ensures issues are resolved.

  • Responsibly works at smaller engagements and/or works within team at a large, complex engagement.

Relationships:

Supervises

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

External Relationships

  • Client commercial, procurement, contract management, business executives, outside counsels, vendors, corporate functions.

                                                                    



Qualifications

Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Acquisitions’ Knowledge and Experience

  • Preferably 8 years’ + of experience at law firm and/or as in-house counsel and experience in coordinating a group of work.

  • Strong knowledge of M&A transactions, due diligence revisions, general corporate business practices, commercial contracting regulations, subcontracting practices, accounting and finance principles and ability to apply skills creatively to diverse stakeholder needs.

  • Demonstrates ability to consistently and responsibly undertake contract drafting to a reasonable standard.

  • Strong time-management, prioritization, organizational, problem solving skills.

  • Displays a high level of responsiveness and follows through on commitments.

  • Detail-oriented, sound judgement, organized, and flexible.

  • Demonstrates a specialized subject-matter experience.

Behaviors and Attributes:

  • 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.

  • Leader as well as team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives.

Additional Desirable Criteria:

  • Not Applicable

Work Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Japanese and Mandarin

  • Experience in M&A Practice may be a plus.

Permanent Transfer Requirements:

  • Not Applicable

You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
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.

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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