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  • Posted: Sep 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral ...
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    Interim Global Finance Transformation 3E Compliance Manager


    Dentons is currently recruiting an interim Global Finance Transformation 3E Delivery Compliance Analyst to support the implementation of Thomson Reuters Elite 3E Practice Management System, which is part of the Firm’s global Finance transformation program. The GFT 3E Delivery Compliance Analyst will be responsible to ensure the 3E solution developed adheres to data and security access controls of the Firm. The role will work closely with GFT suppliers, other program leads, Business Technology members, Business Process leads and Finance teams (regional and global). This role reports into the Global Finance Transformation 3E Delivery Solution Architect role.

    The 3E Delivery Compliance Analyst will work closely with peer roles in the business and technology areas of Design, Reporting, Data Conversion, Integrations, Environments and Testing to ensure integrated processes and common standards are being adhered to. This will include close collaboration with regional counterparts who will be coordinating similar activities to support regional adoption of Elite 3E.

    As a polycentric and global Firm, the 3E Delivery Compliance Analyst will bring experience working in large complex teams and environments and will bring techniques to ensure teams work effectively and efficiently.

    Why Dentons is different

    The legal profession is changing rapidly and Dentons is leading the way in advancing change for the benefit of clients. We are driven to challenge the status quo, delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value to our clients in new and innovative ways. With over 17,000 individuals in more than 179 offices the opportunity is huge.

    Dentons continues to receive external awards and recognition, including for our continued international expansion over the last 12 months; for ground-breaking innovation through the development of Nextlaw Labs and Nextlaw Global Referral Network; and for success in advising clients across multiple regions. Dentons is also a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index and a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner.

    Against such rapid growth and change, this role offers the successful individual the chance to play a lead role and make their mark in driving the successful implementation of this global program.

    Key Areas of Focus

    • Identify elements of the GFT 3E solution that will need require monitoring and alignment to ensure compliance with key Dentons principles and requirements.

    • This includes:

      • Solution meets regional data residency requirements

      • 3E solution’s security architecture and user access

      • 3E user provisioning

      • Integrations with 3E including the flow of data and the solution architecture.

    • Ensure all aspects of GFT solution then comply, reporting any areas where there is non-compliance.

    • Work with global and regional Compliance personnel (eg. data privacy, security) to align procedures and regular reviews.

    • Work with the Systems Implementer to ensure all 3E development activities comply with set standards.

    • Ensure the GFT program remains aligned with internal and external regulatory requirements.

    • Effective and timely communication with vendors, GFT team and internal stakeholders.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Development of compliance framework for the 3E development.

    • Ongoing reviews, monitoring and reporting of compliance with global and regional teams, and the Systems Implementer

    • Ongoing review of internal and external regulatory requirements.

    • Assist with management of development of the User Provision solution for 3E.

    • Proactively liaise with Systems Implementer, TRE, Business Process leads and Business Compliance Analyst to resolve requirements queries.

    • Effective and timely status reports to Business, Technology and transformation team leadership.

    About You

    • Business international level of English – both written and oral;

    • Highly collaborative and able to work in a global environment, accommodating the different time zones. Only team players will be considered;

    • Particularly strong written communication skills;

    • Particularly strong organizational skills;

    • Strong knowledge and experience in IT/Finance practices;

    • Experience of multinational IT and Finance operations;

    • Experience working as part of global business and/or technology transformation programs;

    • Significant experience and a proven track record in/as:

      • Experience of working within a fast-paced agile / DevOps project and/or operational environment

      • Ability to clarify complex problems and communicate these issues towards both DevOps and business teams;

      • Strong situational analysis and decision making abilities with experience in balancing technical trade-offs;

      • Be a team player, able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus;

      • Drive out decisions and recommendations;

      • Independent, pro-active way of working.

      • Knowledge of development strategies, approaches and tools.

      • Ability to drive a development project from start to finish whilst delivering on time.

      • Strong technical team leadership and supplier management is essential

      • Experience of legal finance and practice management systems (especially 3E) and supporting solutions and technologies (time & billing) will be highly desirable.

    • You will possess:

    • Post-secondary education with a specialization in Information Technology.

    • Minimum of 8 years progressive experience with legal platforms across a broad spectrum of technologies.

    Essential Qualifications / Experience

    Applications from current residents in the following countries, will be considered:

    United Kingdom / USA/ South Africa

    Disclaimer: Please ensure when applying for this role you are legally eligible to work/live in your location. Visa sponsorship or relocation costs will not be provided.

    Diversity & Inclusion

    Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture which respects individual differences.

    We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved.

    Equal Opportunities

    Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dentons on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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