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Legal Counsel Senior Manager

Warsaw Job No. r00188021 Full-time

Job Description

At Accenture we put innovation at the heart of everything we do and coupled with our core values of client value creation, one global network, respect for the individual, best people, integrity and stewardship, we offer careers that provide unparalleled opportunities for career growth and job satisfaction.

Our small, global group of investigators work closely with other legal and business teams to conduct and oversee corporate compliance investigations arising out of alleged misconduct raised through Accenture’s various reporting channels.  

  • Work with senior company leadership to assess and address significant legal risks associated with such investigations 
  • Manage teams of investigative personnel assembled to address reported allegations
  • Manage notification, recording and reporting process related to investigations

What will you do:

  • Oversee and conduct legally privileged investigations of allegations of misconduct related to financial and regulatory matters received through Accenture’s various reporting channels, which includes:
    • defining scope,
    • developing investigative plan,
    • notifying appropriate personnel,
    • conducting interviews,
    • compiling investigation status and reports,
    • recommending and implementing proper remedial measures,
  • Work with and provide legal advice concerning risk and appropriate remedial measures to senior business and HR leadership
  • Manage teams of internal and external resources
  • Oversee, train and support attorneys and other investigative personnel assembled to conduct investigations
  • Stay abreast of legal developments affecting investigations, rights of reporting individuals, rights of accused, and compliance-related standards

Qualifications

What do we expect from you:

Education: 

  • Qualified lawyer required

Work Experience: 

  • Minimum of 6+ years’ experience conducting and supervising investigations, including experience:
    • conducting Code of Business Ethic/financial fraud investigations
    • dealing with regulatory and governmental investigations.
    • drafting confidential legal reports, and advising senior leadership on ethical conduct/compliance-related risks and personnel-related remedial action
    • conducting associated litigation and/or employment litigation

Work Requirements:

  • Appropriate travel may be required.
  • Fluent in English (written and oral)

Skill Requirements, Behaviors and Attributes:

  • Interpersonal skills, strategic business acumen, confidence and capability in addressing sensitive and complicated ethical conduct/compliance and personnel-related matters.
  • Knowledge of ethical/conduct/compliance-related risks, employee rights and obligations, and related laws
  • Team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives and capable of influencing key decisions
  • Able to project manage and prioritize investigations
  • Understands the value of diversity and recognize the strengths that different styles, innovative perspectives and experiences bring to Accenture. 
  • Demonstrates inclusion and respect for all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality.

What we can offer you:

  • Permanent employment  

  • Private medical care, life insurance and employee share program. 

  • Access to the MyBenefit platform (possibility of using a wide range of products and services, including the Multisport card). 

  • Individual support of a People Lead and a specific path of professional development, as well as the possibility of a session with a Coach. 

  • A wide training package (soft, technical and language training offer, access to the e-learning platforms, possibility of co-financing courses and certification). 

  • Employee Assistance Program  - legal, financial and psychological consultations. 

  • Paid employee referral program. 

  • Company Car

 

When applying please enclose the below statements: 

 

I hereby consent to the processing of my personal data by Accenture sp. z o.o. with its registered seat in Warsaw (00-121), at ul. Sienna 39, NIP 526-00-15-900 (Data Controller), in accordance with the Act of May 10, 2018 on the Protection of Personal Data (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1000) and the Regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (Data Protection Directive), necessary to carry out the recruitment process by Accenture . At the same time, I declare that I provide my personal data completely voluntary. I also declare that I have been informed about my right to withdraw my consent or object to processing of data, request access to them, rectification, deletion, limitation of processing and their transfer, at any time and the right to lodge a complaint to the data protection supervisory authority. 

I hereby also consent to the processing of my personal data for future recruitment proceedings held by Accenture sp. z o.o. with its registered seat in Warsaw (00-121), at ul. Sienna 39, NIP 526-00-15-900 (Data Controller), in accordance with the Act of May 10, 2018 on the Protection of Personal Data (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1000) and the Regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (Data Protection Directive). At the same time, I declare that I provide my personal data completely voluntary. I also declare that I have been informed about my right to withdraw my consent or object to processing of data, request access to them, rectification, deletion, limitation of processing and their transfer, at any time and the right to lodge a complaint to the data protection supervisory authority. 

Accenture does not discriminate employment candidates on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, national origin, political beliefs, trade union membership, ethnicity, denomination, sexual orientation or any other basis impermissible under Polish law. 

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