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Legal Counsel

Job Location: Manila

Job Number: 1459


- Job description

* Implements and manages company’s anticorruption compliance program (Leadership; Standards & Controls; Training & Communication; Auditing, Monitoring & Response; and Risk Assessments in Asia Pacific

* Drives the implementation of Accenture’s anticorruption compliance program initiatives in Asia Pacific

* Provides objective, focused, practical advice and solutions to the company's businesses and Legal Professionals regarding compliance with anticorruption laws, Code of Business Ethics and company’s anticorruption

* Collaborates with Legal colleagues and the business in Asia Pacific to identify, analyze and mitigate anticorruption risks

* Collaborates with Legal Mergers Acquisitions colleagues and Corporate Development to identify, analyze and mitigate substantive anticorruption law issues

* Collaborates with CORE colleagues in Asia Pacific to: (a) provide thought leadership for the company's anticorruption compliance efforts generally by staying abreast of compliance industry best practices and changes in laws and regulations, and (b) assist in the development of related policies to address business and legal requirements

* Conducts localized training on anticorruption law issues in Asia Pacific

* Responds to and helps manage internal audits and internal investigations related to anticorruption law issues in Asia Pacific

* Assists Litigation & Disputes to respond to government inquires or investigations related to anticorruption law issues in Asia Pacific

* Provides additional support, and assumes additional responsibilities, as may be directed by the Managing Director – Senior Director of Anticorruption
* College or Law Graduate * At least 7 years of experience as an anticorruption law attorney * Deep knowledge of compliance and ethics framework for global corporations in connection with anticorruption law issues and programs; * Deep knowledge of anticorruption laws and regulatory systems around the world and, in particular, in Asia Pacific; * Extensive experience developing anticorruption compliance programs, including preparing policies and internal controls; conducting anticorruption training; responding to government investigations; and drafting and reviewing contracts; * Good judgment, an ability to prioritize and make decisions, and a high level of common sense, including the ability to see around the corner and spot risks before they materialize; * Good business acumen, knowledge of Accenture’s business strategy (or similar business strategy at another company if experienced hire); * Ability to synthesize complex legal analysis into clear recommendations; * Good executive presence and the ability to work effectively with the senior business leaders at Accenture, partners from law firms; * Strong writing and negotiation skills

Accenture is an equal opportunity 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.

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