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Job description

Provides functional subject matter expertise, project management, leadership and service delivery support for the execution of post-acquisition integration of Accenture's ventures and acquisitions transactions globally. Accountable for the success, effectiveness and on-time delivery of functional activities related to due diligence, solution planning and integration for primary stakeholders and sponsoring organization of acquisition (OG/GP/ Geographies).

The V&A HR Deal Execution Associate Manager will be assigned to various global V&A transactions and projects and will be accountable for the success, effectiveness, and on-time delivery of assigned HR due to diligence and integration workstream activities.

Key Responsibilities

Work with Global V&A Deal Execution Lead/team to conduct HR due diligence activities and tasks, including:

  • Support planning process and development of work plans for individual V&A transactions
  • Support HR due diligence workstream approach and processes:
  • Prepare/tailor HR Due Diligence Information Request Lists
  • Conduct audit and review of HR information provided in data room by Seller company
  • Analyze and distill data into a cohesive point of view around the findings
  • Complete required HR DD analyses and deliverables, e.g. compensation and benefits, HR-related liabilities, retention plan modeling, etc.
  • Build relationships to establish credibility with internal and external SMEs and Seller Company representatives
  • Identify/estimate costs for acquisition business case
  • Work across all key stakeholder groups, in particular with Finance. Legal and Tax as well as Corporate Development professionals
  • Identify HR-related opportunities for discussion with the V&A HR Deal Execution Lead/team
  • Attend key discussions, project-specific conference calls internally and with Seller HR
  • Identify, track, manage and/or resolve HR DD issues/risks and work plans
  • Support the development of the preliminary HR solution plan for key human resource decisions, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, perquisites, retirement/pension plans, payroll and salary grade structure, incentives (short-term, long-term, sales force-specific, deferred), staffing approach, culture, HR compliance and policies.

Integration Phase:

  • Work with Global V&A Deal Execution Lead/team to plan and drive assigned HR integration planning and execution activities and tasks including:
  • Plan for the HR process impacts involving (Accenture) non-standard approaches, working directly with the SAP and global HR process owners.
  • Create and/or drive HR transition calendar, work plan and budget, including leveraging and overseeing direct or indirect team members who are responsible for executing certain tasks
  • Support various “to do by signing” and “to do by close” HR task lists including consultation and communications, agreement to a set of terms and conditions, set-up and preparation of systems including SAP and payroll and initial inductions.
  • Document HR activities that must be addressed during ongoing operations.
  • Support ongoing HR operations to ensure all issues arising from and/or delayed during transition are appropriately addressed.
  • Facilitate an effective handover to include close out documentation (Deal summary, Policy Compliance Checklist, Sharepoint
  • Responsible for managing the local transfer processes under the local ARD

Basic Qualifications

  • 4 years+ related HR / Ventures & Acquisitions experience (or equivalent relevant experience)
  • Strong MS Office skills with emphasis on Excel (large data, formulas, pivots, etc. – synthesize, extract, multiple versions) and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated Analytics/Analytical Skills/Experience
  • Basic understanding of Total Rewards (Compensation, Equity, Benefits, etc.)
  • Effective Relationship Skills
  • Strong oral and written English communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus in Human Resources Management or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Project/Task management
  • Work plan and budget management support
  • Issue/Risk Management (identification, working to solve, escalation)
  • Experience leading/facilitating people who don’t report to you
  • Effective at multi-tasking/adapting to new and changing situations
  • On-boarding experience/exposure– (orientation, benefits, payroll, SAP, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of HR systems (SAP, Payroll, Recruiting/Staffing, etc.) and downstream impacts
  • Employee Communication (plan, design, deliver)
  • Public speaking
  • Due diligence experience
  • Familiar with Accenture Policies, particularly those that HR owns
  • Process Documentation (due diligence, transition, handover documents, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Content management (ability to manage large amounts of data, organize, analyze and summarize)
  • Financial exposure or background/experience

Job Requirements

  • Travel -- Less than or equal to 25% (based on deal and phase)
  • Experience/Ability to work in fast-paced environment (adjust on the go, meet last minute deadlines, schedule flexibility)
  • Experience/Ability to successfully/effectively work independently with little to no direction and be effective at working remotely/virtually
  • Experience/Ability to deal with and be effective with high level of uncertainly

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