Accenture – Corporate Investigations Counsel Associate Manager, London

Posted on 27th January 2021
Type Contract
Specialism Construction, Employment
Location London
Deadline 26th March 2021

Job Description

Accenture – Corporate Investigations Counsel Associate Manager, London

Apply here by 26 March 2021

Career Level: Associate Manager

Salary: £62,000 – £77,500 plus excellent benefits package

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. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team: 

You will lead, conduct, and oversee “corporate compliance” (“Conduct Counts” or “CC”) investigations arising out of alleged misconduct raised through Accenture’s reporting channels. You will manage notification, recording and reporting processes related to investigations, and work with senior company leadership to assess and address significant legal risks associated with such reports and investigations.

You’ll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you’ll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

As a Corporate Investigations Associate Manager, you will:

•Oversee and conduct legally privileged investigations, 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 and concluding matters appropriately

•Provide legal 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.

•Draft and/or review legal analyses to address risks of CC-related misconduct

•Consult with and advise HR leadership concerning nature, risks, investigation and remediation of matters

•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


We are looking for experience in the following skills:

•A practising Lawyer with Employment law and litigation experience

•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

•Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

•Ability to influence, strong executive presence

•Excellent oral and written communications

Set yourself apart:

•Ability to significantly influence senior executive management decisions; commands respect of executives

•Strong interpersonal skills, strategic business acumen, confidence and capability in addressing sensitive and complicated ethical conduct/compliance and personnel-related matters

•Experience of working in a multi-national and culturally diverse environment

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

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 514,000 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

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Apply here by 26 March 2021


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