Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources

Location: US negotiable

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People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Human Resources professionals develop and execute HR strategies, programs and services across one or more parts of the employee lifecycle to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that enables the execution of human capital and business strategies.

Job Description

Provides HR, project management and V&A service delivery management for the execution of due diligence and integration of Accenture's V&A transactions globally (multi-country).

The V&A HR Deal Execution Associate Manager will be assigned to various North American and/or global V&A transactions and projects and will be accountable for supporting and sometimes leading the success, effectiveness, and on-time delivery of assigned HR due diligence and integration work stream activities for primary stakeholders and sponsoring organization of acquisition (Services/MU)

Key Responsibilities

Due Diligence Phase: (includes solution development)

Work with Global V&A Deal Execution Lead/team to conduct HR due diligence activities and tasks, including:

  • Manage project planning processes and development and customization of work plans for individual V&A transactions

  • Support HR due diligence work stream approach and processes to:

    • Tailor, track and maintain HR Due Diligence Information Request Lists

    • Conduct audit and review of HR information provided in data room by Seller company

    • Analyze and summarize data into a cohesive point of view around the findings

    • Complete required HR DD analyses and deliverables (i.e., compensation and benefits, HR related liabilities, retention plan modeling, etc.)

  • Build relationships to establish credibility with internal and external SMEs and Seller Company representatives

  • Identify/estimate costs for acquisition business case

  • Work across all key stakeholder groups, in particular with acquired Leadership (Client), Finance, Legal, Tax, Global Mobility and Corporate Development

  • Preliminary development of HR solution plan (with oversight from Deal Execution Lead) for key human resource decisions, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, perquisites, retirement/pension plans, payroll and salary grade structure, incentives (short-term, long-term, sales force-specific, deferred), staffing approach, culture, HR compliance and policies

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years related HR / Mergers & Acquisitions experience (or equivalent relevant experience)

  • Minimum of 5 years of Excel experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of working with senior shareholders/leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • Very strong MS Office skills with an emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel. Excel: must have skills to write formulas (i.e. v-look ups, IF/THEN), run pivots, synthesize, extract, and consolidate data.

  • Strong analytical skills and experience managing large amounts of data to organize, analyze and summarize

  • Solid understanding of Total Rewards (Compensation, Equity, Benefits)

  • Strong Project/Task management to include workplan and budgeting experience.

  • Issue and Risk Management experience (identification, working to solve, escalation)

  • Experience leading/facilitating people who do not report to you

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapting to new and changing situations

  • Experience with Employee Communications (plan, design, deliver)

  • Solid understanding of HR processes and systems (SAP, Workday, Payroll, Recruiting/Staffing, Red Carpet) and how data feeds across systems (i.e., potential downstream impacts of poor data)

  • Familiar with Accenture policies, particularly HR and HR related policies (i.e., myT&E)

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus in Human Resources Management or related discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Due diligence experience

  • Onboarding facilitation/coordination experience/exposure (orientation, benefits, payroll, SAP, Workday)

  • Experience managing V&A related process documentation (due diligence request list and roundtable, total rewards analysis, HR solution Matrix, Day 1 Compliance Checklist, handover documents, Collaboration Tools, Aviator)

  • Ability to identify and quantify financial impacts to the business case

Professional Skills

  • Effective Relationship Building Skills

  • Strong oral and written English communications skills

  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Experience

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $97,632 - $182,600 and information on benefits offered is here. 



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