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Accenture

Corporate Investigations - Sr. Compliance Investigator

3+ months agoChicago, IL

Organization: Corporate Functions/Legal

Location: US negotiable

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions - underpinned by the world's largest delivery network - Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 200 cities with operations across 51 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. 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 Summary:

At Accenture we put innovation at the heart of everything we do and coupled with our core values of client value creation, one global network, respect for the individual, best people, integrity and stewardship, we offer careers that provide unparalleled opportunities for career growth and job satisfaction.

Our small, global group of investigators work closely with other legal and business teams to conduct and oversee corporate compliance investigations arising out of alleged misconduct raised through Accenture's various reporting channels. Responsibilities include:
  • Work with senior company leadership to assess and address significant legal risks associated with such investigations
  • Manage teams of investigative personnel assembled to address reported allegations
  • Manage notification, recording and reporting process related to investigations
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We have an unwavering commitment to equality for all. Together, we are acting, we are leading, and we will drive change across the globe.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and conduct legally privileged investigations of allegations of misconduct related to financial and regulatory matters received through Accenture's various reporting channels, which includes:
    • defining scope,
    • developing investigative plan,
    • notifying appropriate personnel,
    • conducting interviews,
    • compiling investigation status and reports,
    • recommending and implementing proper remedial measures,
  • Work with and provide legal advice concerning risk and appropriate remedial measures to senior business and HR leadership
  • Manage teams of internal and external resources
  • Oversee, train and support attorneys and other investigative personnel assembled to conduct investigations
  • Stay abreast of legal developments affecting investigations, rights of reporting individuals, rights of accused, and compliance-related standards
Work Requirements:
  • Appropriate travel may be required
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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Qualified lawyer required
  • Minimum of 6 years' experience conducting and supervising investigations, including experience:
    • conducting Code of Business Ethic/financial fraud investigations
    • dealing with regulatory and governmental investigations.
    • drafting confidential legal reports, and advising senior leadership on ethical conduct/compliance-related risks and personnel-related remedial action
    • conducting associated litigation and/or employment litigation
Professional Skills:
  • Interpersonal skills, strategic business acumen, confidence and capability in addressing sensitive and complicated ethical conduct/compliance and personnel-related matters
  • Knowledge of ethical/conduct/compliance-related risks, employee rights and obligations, and related laws
  • Team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives and capable of influencing key decisions
  • Able to project manage and prioritize investigations
  • Understands the value of diversity and recognize the strengths that different styles, innovative perspectives and experiences bring to Accenture.
  • Demonstrates inclusion and respect for all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality.
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Pursuant to theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act,if you are located in Colorado,theexpectedsalary range for this role is $165,200 - $250,999

and information on benefits offered is here. If you are not located in Colorado, the salary rangemay be different.

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

Job ID: AccentureInc-R00018824
Employment Type: Other