Ethics and Compliance Manager

  • Accenture
  • Remote
  • Jun 20, 2022
Full time Legal

Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Legal

Location: US Negotiable

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.  

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.

Legal and Commercial Services professionals deliver and coordinate legal, contract and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture's or our clients' business, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies.     

Job Description

The Ethics & Compliance, Ventures & Acquisition Compliance Manager collaborates with Ethics & Compliance, Ventures & Acquisitions Compliance/Post-Merger Integration Lead and E&C subject matter experts to conduct compliance risk assessment and oversee implementation of mitigation actions for acquisitions through lifecycle of the deal, from compliance risk assessment during legal due diligence through post-merger integration (PMI) to go-live/SAP cutover. The Ethics & Compliance, Ventures & Acquisitions Compliance Manager coordinates with SMEs, V&A Legal Leads and Legal Integration Leads, as necessary, during V&A deal lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct initial compliance risk assessments with guidance from subject matter experts during Legal due diligence phase and triage future support needs

  • Align with V&A Legal Leads and subject matter experts regarding assumptions and appropriate level/scope of Legal compliance due diligence

  • Act as first-tier point of contact for V&A Legal Leads to help direct questions to appropriate subject matter expert(s)

  • Escalate compliance issues, as necessary

  • Compile and review due diligence materials to share with subject matter experts; monitor for relevant due diligence updates

  • Consult with subject matter experts on development of PMI plan for each acquisition

  • Lead implementation of PMI plan actions in coordination with relevant teams

  • Prepare reporting on PMI plan status for Legal Integration Checkpoint meetings

  • Identify trends and emerging compliance issues or potential risks related to V&A

  • Establish relationships with key stakeholders, including subject matter experts, V&A Legal Leads, Legal Integration Leads and other teams involved in V&A

Relationships 
 

Reports to:  Ethics & Compliance, Ventures & Acquisitions Compliance/Post-Merger Integration Lead 

             

Relationships:  Global Ethics & Compliance Team and other Legal and Corporate Functions teams

Work Requirements:    Limited travel required, but with the ability to work with and manage resources remotely

Basic Qualifications:

  • ​Education:  Bachelor's Degree

  • Work Experience:  Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a corporate or law firm setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of compliance and ethics framework for global corporations, preferably in connection with mergers and acquisitions and/or post-merger integration

  • Certification: Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) or similar ethics and compliance certification (or willingness to obtain certification once hired)

  • Strong analytical/critical thinking skills, including ability to exercise judgment to evaluate risks and calibrate clear and concise recommendations within context of integration approaches and other relevant business considerations

  • Good business acumen, knowledge of Accenture’s business strategy (or similar business strategy at another company if experienced hire) and offerings

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products

Professional Skills:

  • Good executive presence and the ability to work effectively with the senior leaders

  • Proven program and project management skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Fluent in English

  • 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 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 $73,764 - $170,100 and information on benefits offered is here.



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