Job Summary:

Lead, conduct, and oversee “corporate compliance” (“Conduct Counts” or “CC”) investigations arising out of alleged misconduct raised through Accenture’s various reporting channels, including the Business Ethics Helpline. 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 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:

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 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


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