JOB POST: Corporate Investigation Counsel at Accenture India: Apply Now!

Accenture India is looking to hire experienced Law graduates for the job post of Corporate Investigation Counsel.

About Accenture

Accenture plc is a multinational professional services company. A Fortune Global 500 company, it reported revenues of $43.2 billion in 2019 and had 492,000 employees, serving clients in more than 120 countries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively assist and/or conduct investigations of ‘Conduct Counts’ or ‘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 an 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

Education

  • Must have a law degree
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience conducting workplace investigations,
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in relevant legal function, employment law/litigation/dispute experience
    Fluency in English

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills, strategic business acumen, confidence, and capability in addressing sensitive and complicated ethical conduct/compliance and personnel-related matters
  • 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
  • In-depth knowledge of local ethical/conduct/compliance-related risks, employee rights and obligations, and related laws
  • Extensive experience in employee relations and workplace investigations
  • Team oriented, yet able to work independently
  • Experienced to work in a multi-national and culturally diverse environment
  • Ability to significantly influence senior executive management decisions; commands the 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

Location

May be remote owing to the COVID-19 conditions

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