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Contract Specialist - Accuity - Evanston

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Job Description


Accuity is part of RBI and the RELX group and offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals.

Our mission is to protect the invaluable reputations of payments and compliance professionals with a portfolio of regtech solutions—from comprehensive data and innovative software that control risk and compliance, to accurate and flexible tools that optimize payment processes.

We apply our unmatched expertise and experience to devise and deliver the right solution at the right time. It’s how we strengthen our clients’ businesses – whether they’re financial institutions, fintechs, corporations or governments – and prepare them more effectively for what’s to come.

The Accuity portfolio offers industry-leading solutions from the Fircosoft, Bankers Almanac and NRS brands.

Our payments portfolio – Bankers Almanac for Payments – allows our clients to process payments to and from anywhere in the world with confidence with the Bankers Almanac suite of payments solutions, powered by accurate, up-to-date financial institution data and routing information trusted throughout the industry.

Our risk and compliance portfolio includes:

  • Financial crime compliance screening solutions from our Fircosoft brand (for transaction, account and trade screening) that help our clients manage risk and avoid damage to the good names of individuals and organisations
  • Financial counterparty KYC data and tools from our Bankers Almanac for Risk and Compliance that help our clients know who they are dealing with.


Please see our case studies: https://accuity.com/case-studies/.




·         Support the Contract Management on all Contract Management related activities.

·         Work with the legal team and business team members, and in particular sales and technology, to draft or respond to contract proposals, support negotiation and manage contract review and approval processes.

·         Manage all content in the Contract Lifecycle Management tool and act as lead administrator in the Contract Lifecycle Management Tool.

·         Manage contract renewals and expiry dates of contracts aswell as tracking key milestones and deliverables.

·         Track contract exceptions through reporting and remedial actions.

·         Help to manage issues that arise from contract (problem resolution).

·         Tracking commercial objectives and planned business benefits are achieved in the contract.

·         Tracking costs and expenditure under a contract.

·         Tracking contractual performance by all parties.


The role will report into the Contract Specialist.




·         A Bachelor’s degree in law or other related field from an accredited college is required. 

·         2+ years working with contracts or evidence of some legal training.

·         2 + years working on a Contract Lifecycle Management tool.

·         Experience of working in Salesforce.

·         2+ years of experience in contract negotiation or drafting in the software/services industry.

·         Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word.

·         Ability to quickly grasp complex contractual details and their commercial environment.

·         Experience of working in an international environment, preferably in or with a matrixed multi-national organization.

·         A collaborative attitude, building strong relationships with all stakeholders.

·         A genuine interest in new technologies and innovation.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as presentation skills. 

·         Good decision-making ability.

·         Ability to communicate and interact effectively with business unit corporate staff and all external contacts.

·         Strong integrity and business ethics.

·         Ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines, resilient and calm under pressure.

·         International and cross border experience would be a plus.

·         Excellent communication skills to navigate a complex multinational organization with multiple stakeholder groups.


What will you get out of the role?

You will receive comprehensive training, coaching and mentoring that will focus on your commercial, technical, negotiation and professional skillset aswell as allowing you to have exposure to a truly global organisation. Our flat structure will help to gain experience across the Contract Management team and the organisation globally which will help you to truly build an exciting career at Accuity.


About Reed Business Information:


Reed Business Information (RBI) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day.  RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.




RBI General Benefits Package

- 401k match of 5%
- 18 Days Holiday
- Paid Charity Days – 2 days per year 
- Benefits start upon hire date
- Excellent OTE & Competitive Salaries


RBI is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact jobs@rbi.co.uk . EEO is the LawEEO is the Law Supplement





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