Job Description

Your career is about what you want to be and who you want to be. It’s about bringing your skills, your curiosity and your best true self to your work.

Here, you’ll match your ingenuity with the latest technology to make incredible things.

In Accenture Operations we rethink the way people work and businesses perform by harnessing the power of rich data for decision-making, innovative technology, and advanced machine intelligence.

In an era where people are critical to success, join a team that prioritizes human ingenuity and fosters a workforce where technology elevates people (not the other way around), freeing them up for more creative thinking and exciting work.

Every day is a process of growth !

Global Legal Network is a group of professionals operating globally from 11 countries. It provides a broad spectrum of differentiated services - focused on delivering value and innovation. We partner with Legal teams across Accenture to build efficiencies and centers of excellence related to Legal services; and through our size, geographic spread and language diversity, the Global Legal Network is able to drive quality, agility and speed in our services, aligned to Accenture’s relentless focus on maximum efficiency and operational effectiveness.

Acquisitions and Corporate Advisory (ACA) is part of our Corporate Services. Our Acquisitions team provide expertise and accurate due diligence reviews to the M&A leads to match the type of business or company being acquired, such as its risk profile, customer base, and product lines, conducting synergies assessment by deal type (channel, scope, scale, technology) to ensure value is not lost during the integration. Additionally, the Corporate Support teams have a broad view into overall corporate operations to collaborate in key corporate areas such as (i) Corporate matters, (ii) E-Discovery, (iii) Litigation, (iv) Contract Documentation Alignment Team (CDAT), (v) Government Relations and (vi) Legal Cyber Review Team (LCRT).

As other corporate functions, ACA is also already focusing on technology disruption. The “three A’s” (automation, artificial intelligence, and analytics) are just a few technology disruptors that will likely shape the function in the near future.

Acquisitions provides end to end support throughout Accenture’s acquisition lifecycle from legal due diligence exercise to post-merger integration. The team supports review of client and vendor contracts and corporate documents of the target company in legal due diligence exercises, helping the V&A Legal teams to understand the target company’s risk profile and put in place the remediation plan for critical findings. The team also helps manage the post-merger integration activities to ensure a seamless transition of the target company’s contracts and business to 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

Way of working :

  • fully remote

For us, you are Truly Human. Join our Accenture Team and get along in a lifetime journey!



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.

Locations

Brasov,Bucharest,Cluj Napoca,Iasi,Timisoara

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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