Organization: Corporate Functions/Human Resources
Location: Charlotte, Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Los Angeles
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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.
Human Resources professionals develop and execute HR strategies, programs and services across one or more parts of the employee lifecycle to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that enables the execution of human capital and business strategies.
Provides functional subject matter expertise, project management, leadership and service delivery support for the execution of post-merger integration of Accenture’s mergers, ventures and acquisitions (V&A 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.
The V&A HR Deal Execution Manager will be assigned to various V&A projects and will be accountable for the success, effectiveness, and on-time delivery of assigned HR due diligence and integration work stream activities.
Due Diligence Phase: (includes solution development)
Define and manage due diligence data validation approach and processes
Oversee and drive assigned HR due diligence activities, including:
Identify, track, manage and resolve all issues
Plan the work effort
Manage work efforts of team members and/or implement work plan directly
Build relationships to establish credibility with the target company and internal and external SMEs
Estimate costs for both pre-contract and post-contract due diligence
Analyze and distill data into a cohesive point of view around the findings
Coordinate across all key stakeholder groups, in particular heavy interaction is expected with Finance and Legal as well as Corporate Development professionals
Identify risk mitigation strategies and actively communicate findings to Accenture executives
Identify HR-related opportunities for discussion with the deal team
Provide recommendations to the contracting and negotiation teams on contract language and structure as it relates to HR matters
Develop preliminary 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.
Plan, oversee and drive assigned HR integration planning and execution activities for each V&A transaction
Plan for the HR process impacts involving (Accenture) non-standard approaches, working directly with the SAP and global HR process owners.
Create and manage to an employee / HR transition work plan and budget, including leveraging and overseeing direct or indirect team members who are responsible for executing certain tasks
Develop and implement “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.
Coordinate with the HR due diligence team to resolve new issues as they arise.
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.
6+ years related HR and/or V&A experience, including experience conducting and leading due diligence activities, employee mobilization/enablement activities and managing global projects/programs
2+ years of demonstrated leadership experience
6+ years of Total Rewards Experience (Compensation, Equity, Benefits, etc.)
Strong Excel (large data, formulas, pivots, etc. – synthesize, extract, multiple versions)
Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus in Human Resources Management or related discipline.
Strong project management, leadership/facilitation of all levels of people inside and outside of your organization
Effective working with tight deadlines, imperfect information, and ambiguity Ability to collaborate while standing your ground when warranted
On-boarding experience (orientation, benefits, payroll, SAP, etc.)
Risk identification, analysis and management as well as solution development or escalation
Good understanding of HR systems (SAP, Payroll, Recruiting/Staffing, etc.) and downstream impacts
Strong executive presence and effective communicator
Strong grasp of employment law and employee relations (US and Canada)
Due diligence experience (inquisitive, thorough, questioning, know red flags and when to raise/escalate)
Ability to synthesize and presenting HR diligence findings and recommendations to HR leadership, the broader deal team
Deep knowledge of Accenture HR Policies
Demonstrated experience developing and managing Work plans and budgets
Process Documentation (due diligence, transition, handover documents etc.)
Content management (i.e. SharePoint, myTransition, converting large excel data to high level PPT slide, DD data into summary format, etc.)
Experience identifying lessons learned and process improvements to support continuous improvement
Travel will be required: 25% – 50% (depending upon Deal and phase)
Ability to work in fast-paced environment (adjust on the go, meet last minute deadlines, schedule flexibility)
Ability to successfully/effectively work independently with little to no direction
Ability to effectively work virtually
Ability to build relationship while working remotely
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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