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Legal Counsel

Job Location: Manila

Job Number: J1923

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- Job description

* Report directly to the Geographic Services Lead and functionally to the Legal Lead on all compliance related issues.
* Manage the Statutory Compliance Program, and under supervision of PDC Legal, and working with Function Groups, monitor and coordinate efforts to ensure that Accenture is compliant with all Philippine statutory and administrative or regulatory requirements;
* Provide initial interpretation and advise on existing or new provisions of law to the function groups and escalate unclear or doubtful provisions of law, to the legal department;
* Act as Chairman of the Compliance Committee, which is composed of the various Function Group Leads and with the Legal Department sitting in an advisory capacity. He/She will regularly convene and preside over all meetings of the Compliance Committee and keep minutes and records thereof. He/she shall also follow-up and ensure that action items identified during such meetings are immediately addressed;
* Require the submission of monthly status reports from Function Groups, and based on the same, maintain and publish a monthly Statutory Compliance Dashboard (that includes a statutory calendar for filing/requirement deadlines) and summary thereof, which will track the status of all statutory requirements;
* Maintain records of the status updates from the function groups and perform regular quality assurance checks on Accenture's compliance with all statutory requirements;
* Regularly Report to the GS Lead, Legal Lead and the Function Groups, the monthly status summary, as well as any issues regarding statutory compliance, and coordinate efforts to resolve the same;
* Monitor new laws, rules and regulations, and for this purpose, coordinate with external counsel and the Legal department. After review by the legal department, he/she shall update the Compliance Manuals, Dashboard and Tracking Sheets, as necessary
* College Graduate * At least 6-7 years experience related to the position * At least 5 years of Supervisory experience


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