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india Corp Investigation Counsel Associate Manager

  • Location
    (INDIA) and various
  • Job Reference
    12988
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Law / 3 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries - powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 506,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing Communications, and Workplace Solutions-- powers Accenture’s people across industries and functions to keep our business leading in the New. Join the heart and soul of Accenture, partnering with our extraordinary people to bring innovation into every organization.

Job Summary:

Lead, conduct, and oversee “corporate compliance” (“Conduct Counts” or “CC”) investigations arising out of alleged misconduct raised through Accenture’s various CoBE reporting channels. Reporting to Global Conduct Counts Matters Regional Lead - Corporate Investigator, manage notification, recording and reporting process related to investigations, and work with senior company leadership to assess and address significant legal risks associated with such reports and investigations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively assist and/or conduct investigations of CC and personnel-related allegations of misconduct registered through Accenture’s various reporting channels
  • Oversee and conduct legally privileged investigations (at the direction of an attorney), which includes: defining scope, reviewing documentation, developing investigative plan, notifying appropriate personnel, conducting interviews, compiling investigation status and reports, recommending and implementing proper remedial measures, concluding matters appropriately
  • Provide advice to organizational leadership concerning risk and appropriate remedial measures related to CC allegations
  • Collaborate with internal and external resources assembled to address and resolve allegations of misconduct or allegations of other improper processes/practices.
  • Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support attorneys and other investigative personnel assembled to conduct CC-related investigations
  • Draft and/or review analyses to address risks of CC-related misconduct
  • Consult with and advise HR leadership concerning nature, risks, investigation and remediation of matters
  • Work with regional Corporate Investigators, Geographic Legal and HR Leads, Global leads of internal functions, and other Global leadership on investigations
  • Stay abreast of legal developments affecting investigations, rights of reporting individuals, rights of accused, and compliance-related standards
  • Promptly identify and escalate CC matters to Regional Leads for oversight
  • Develop internal guidelines on CC-investigation related issues

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Experience and demonstrated capability in conducting and supervising investigations (including compliance-related investigations, employment investigations, and governmental investigations) and in drafting confidential reports and advising senior leadership on such risks
  • Extensive experience in employee relations and workplace investigations
  • Experienced to work in a multi-national and culturally diverse environment
  • Must have law degree

For CL8:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience conducting workplace investigations,
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant legal function, employment law/litigation/dispute experience

Our commitment to you:

You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.

  • The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
  • You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.


Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Strong interpersonal skills, strategic business acumen, confidence and capability in addressing sensitive and complicated ethical conduct/compliance and personnel-related matters
  • In-depth knowledge of local ethical/conduct/compliance-related risks, employee rights and obligations, and related laws
  • Team oriented, yet able to work independently
  • Ability to significantly influence senior executive management decisions; commands respect of executives
  • Ability to present careful, balanced, objective, lawful and well-reasoned solutions
  • Responsive and follows through on commitments
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Ability to influence, strong executive presence
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Fluency in English

If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.


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