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For commodity traders, it’s a world of rapid change, big opportunities and new challenges. Commodity trading organizations are increasingly working with highly sophisticated players looking to capitalize on cross-commodity opportunities amid stricter environmental and financial regulations that demand greater transparency and accountability.
Driven by the singular need to gain business efficiencies and run a tight, yet nimble ship, organizations are looking to eliminate redundant processes, improve transparency and financial control, and streamline trading activities for insights into how to add value. In such a situation, traders can benefit from the ability to analyze existing business processes front-to-back, and the capability to fine-tune what works well and redesign what does not. Accenture’s Trading Operations practice has the knowledge, experience and methodology to provide you with pragmatic answers and help you stay competitive while maximizing the value of your trading operations.
Transforming Trading Operations: Challenges and Trends in the Commodity Trading Industry
Transforming Trading Operations: Driving Efficiency in Trading Organizations
Transforming Trading Operations: Using Analytics to Drive Trading Strategy
Transforming Trading Operations: Operating in a Regulatory World
Transforming Trading Operations: Achieving Effective Cost Reduction
Accenture’s Trading Operations practice brings extensive, hands-on experience with the commodities business to support clients in physical and financial markets across the front, middle and back office—from deal capture, scheduling and logistics to transaction valuation, settlements and accounting. We have vast project experience across a breadth of solutions—from managing solutions related to leading global trading applications to developing operational strategies. Our solutions are backed by the power of the Accenture assets and offerings base as well as our close working relationships with leading trading systems technology vendors, which keeps us updated on the latest advances in commercially available solutions in information management, commodity trading and risk management, and financial process solutions.
Comprehensive experience across the transaction life cycle allows Accenture’s Trading Operations practice to drive efficiencies across the trading value chain, including strategy, deal execution, regulatory compliance, new business establishment, accounting, financial reporting, order-to-cash and physical commodity scheduling. Our practice has served more than 50 clients from Fortune 500 companies, including global commercial banks, oil and energy companies, end-refining companies, utilities and large-scale agriculture companies.
Accenture’s Trading Operations practice has three offerings, each aligned to a set of assets or deliverables created and refined over 12 years with various world-leading companies in resources, financial services and products.
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