Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA


Are you a critical thinker that thrives in a dynamic and collaborative environment and enjoys diverse and varied responsibilities?  Join our legal team to advise our federal business regarding compliance and ethics matters. 


Design, develop and support the effective implementation of AFS' legal & regulatory compliance program.  Navigate new and complex requirements to develop risk assessments, policies, communication and training. Advise on interpretation and application of legal and regulatory compliance requirements and ethics matters.  Design engaging and motivational compliance leadership messages.

 


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • US Citizen
  • JD + minimum 5 years relevant legal experience
  • Experience implementing, evaluating or counseling clients regarding compliance programs in a regulated industry
  • Excellent communication and counseling skills
  • Ability to effectively assess relevant trends and lead internal initiatives to enhance AFS’ Ethics & Compliance program
  • Active bar membership

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in design, implementation and test of compliance programs for a federal contractor

  • Solid understanding and appreciation of U.S. regulatory compliance issues (e.g., anticorruption, data privacy, procurement integrity, mandatory disclosure, competition law, revolving door, conflicts, FAR, DFAR, cost accounting, etc.)

  • Experience counseling clients on business ethics matters

  • Ability to inspire confidence in business clients

  • Ability to work as part of a team in a highly-productive environment (e.g., work collaboratively with colleagues and share knowledge)

  • Ability to handle challenging issues from beginning to end

  • Exemplary written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to independently manage drafting documents, training, correspondence, policies, and procedures

  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills  

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 
 
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
 
Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity 
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.

  

 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
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.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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