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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. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

Our team

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

The Geographic Compliance and Corporate (“GCC”) Team are the local business enablers, we oversee each country’s legal and regulatory compliance strategies as the platform for Accenture’s sustainable growth and in so doing we work with a global network of GCC lawyers. The Netherlands GCC Team continually adapts to support the Dutch business to address new legal challenges as the business continues to innovate.

We advise on compliance and corporate matters and we are first point of contact for the most senior leadership in the Netherlands, for corporate functions (Finance, HR, Workplace, Marketing, IT) and for Procurement. We advise on corporate citizenship initiatives that engage with our community and wider society.  

On the Compliance side we enable our businesses to operate legally and responsibly in the local context. We assist in the implementation of global compliance programs in the areas of data privacy, anti-corruption and government compliance, competition law, trade compliance, ethics and anti-money laundering. We monitor regulatory developments to ensure compliance with all applicable legislation.

A key component of our compliance effort in The Netherlands relates to data privacy matters. We collaborate seamlessly with other legal experts across the global Accenture legal team.

On the Corporate side we support and advise the Board of Directors of our operating companies on their responsibilities and work with our Ventures and Acquisition team to integrate acquired businesses post acquisition.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

You will report directly to the Netherlands based GCC Lead for the Gallia region (France, Benelux, Morocco and Mauritius). 



Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Master Dutch law degree
  • Native Dutch speaker, fluent in English
  • 10+ years of experience, preferably in a law firm, large corporate or multinational

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Good experience in a compliance function
  • Deep understanding of data privacy
  • Strong contracting skills
  • Basic understanding of anti-corruption, trade compliance, anti-money laundering in order to be able to work with specialist teams
  • Knowledge of and ability to spot general business legal issues (including ethics and compliance) and work with specialist teams on these
  • Experience in corporate law and company matters specifically intra group corporate restructurings and corporate governance
  • Ability and keenness to work directly with and advise our internal clients to include other corporate functions and other legal teams
  • Experience in litigation to work directly with the global Litigation team to manage litigation and disputes locally
  • Agility to move between a wide range of matters
  • Strong time management, prioritization and organisational skills
  • Demonstrate strong project/program management skills to lead cross-functional projects, especially in a multi-cultural environment
  • Team player with the ability to engage teams and encourage a collaborative environment
  • Excellent oral and written skills

Set yourself apart:

  • Good business acumen and an ability to target legal advice to the issues presented, quickly and concisely
  • Confidence and strong interpersonal skills to be able to liaise and provide support and advice to senior leadership and Board members
  • Proactively finding practical solutions to legal and organisational challenges
  • An understanding and experience of working in a multinational, culturally diverse environment

What’s in it for you?

All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to further build a career.

Our offer

Accenture offers excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month’ pay and holiday allowance which you can manage in a flexible benefits tool
  • 26 holidays
  • Bonus program
  • Pension scheme set up on your personal situation
  • Laptop and smartphone
  • Expense allowance
  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)

Interested?

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.

Questions? Connect with Annick van Kerkum, annick.van.kerkum@accenture.com

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.

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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