In the latest Finance & Accounting As-a-Service Business Process Outsourcing Blueprint Report published by
HfS Research, Accenture has been named in the Winners Circle and a leader in execution. HfS recognizes
Accenture strength in helping clients transform to “real-time enterprises” that are customer-centric and
Also noting Accenture’s traditional strength in consulting, the report added that Accenture “has better
leveraged this capability into its business operations through Business Advisors.”
HfS has also recognized Accenture for embedding analytics into its F&A offerings. The report noted that
Accenture topped all competitors in the number of contracts with embedded analytics.
HfS also named Accenture as a leading service provider in integrating robotics process automation (RPA)
and intelligent automation. An example it mentioned was the Accenture Cash Apps Advisor, which handles
unapplied cash reconciliation in real-time, using artificial intelligence-based smart-matching. Another
example was Intelligent Invoicing, which predicts invoice accuracy and outcomes.
This report describes how and why Accenture has retained its leadership position year on year and the
matrix used to qualify for the recognition.