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V&A Counsel Manager

Chicago, Illinois, United States
11 days ago


Organization: Corporate Functions/Legal

Location: US negotiable

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 674,000 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 .

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 Description

  • Support the management of PMI activities for numerous acquisitions, track deliverables and deadlines and coordinate among outside counsel, integration leads, and in-country lawyers around the globe.
  • Drive the execution of a detailed Tax and Legal integration plan, interfacing with outside counsel on drafting the necessary legal documents, reviewing, and revising such documents and coordinating execution, legalization, etc.
  • Draft or review corporate resolutions, internal transfer agreements, powers of attorney, distribution and contribution agreements, LLC agreements, etc.
  • Coordinate several integration programs at different phases of integration, including closing day activities, go-live / cutover activities, and entity liquidations.
  • Participate in / lead post-acquisition integration meetings - kickoff meeting, functional group meetings, and regular check points with outside counsel or local legal.
  • Conduct group trainings on PMI and 1:1 training for new joiners.
  • Track, record and report integration progress using existing trackers.
  • Draft documents and/or oversee the dissolution of legal entities no longer required.
  • Support our legal entity records team to advise of share transfers, dissolutions or other changes impacting the firm's corporate structure.
  • Manage outside counsel spend.
  • Support strategic initiatives to improve process and find efficiencies.


Basic Qualifications:
  • J.D. degree and license to practice law.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in M&A or corporate governance/internal entity restructuring.

Professional Skills:
  • Ability to manage multiple complex global projects and other strategic initiatives.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, inter-personal skills and initiative are key attributes for the role. Detail-oriented and quick learners are desirable qualities.
  • Team player who is able to work well in a group and with virtual, global, and cross-functional teams. Has confidence to ask questions, manage meetings and follow up with others re deliverables and status.
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is $119,880 - $268,900 and information on benefits offered is here.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 64938111
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Accenture
  • Position Title: V&A Counsel Manager
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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