Future Ready Finance podcast series

We are reimagining finance to drive further value for Accenture, our clients and our people. Tune in for first-hand insights and innovative thinking.

We are harnessing technology and human ingenuity to drive transformational change across Accenture.

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Accenture Finance is pursuing a transformation journey —led by a strategy to drive value for a growing and ever-more complicated Accenture organization in a changing regulatory environment. Our journey is focused on reimagining processes, digitization, and people with an emphasis on innovation as we evolve from traditional finance activities to an intelligent finance operation.

Tune in to our podcast series to hear how our own Accenture Finance team is using technology and human ingenuity to turn change into meaningful impact.

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Accenture's acquisitions advantage

This podcast is focused on how Accenture’s seasoned acquisition capability is a strategic lever in capturing value and fueling organic growth.  The host, Julie Spillane, a global managing director in Accenture Finance discusses all things acquisition-related with Stuart Nicoll, a senior managing director who leads the corporate development team responsible for the financial oversight of our large and complex client opportunities including ventures and acquisitions. Listen to hear how our strategies have been so successful that Bloomberg media recently crowned Accenture the world's most acquisitive company.

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Managing liquidity during uncertain economic times

In this podcast, Julie Spillane, a global managing director in Accenture Finance is joined by Onkar Liddar, Accenture’s Assistant Treasurer, to discuss how we managed liquidity during uncertain economic times. They also discuss how Finance’s liquidity management team harnessed the power of data, technology and people’s expertise to power decision making and reimagine the way we work.

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Driving our finance journey with SAP

In this podcast, Accenture’s Assistant Corporate Controller, Melissa Burgum is joined by Finance managing director Carsten Poulsen, sharing insights on how we are driving our finance journey with SAP. You’ll hear how leveraging a single instance of SAP, in the cloud, is giving us speed, agility and scalability. We’re able to leverage new innovations as they are available, helping us transform into a finance organization of the future.

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Business resiliency in finance

Accenture’s Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller Richard Clark and Assistant Corporate Controller Melissa Burgum discuss how Accenture Finance outmaneuvers uncertainty with a robust business resiliency plan. The plan was put to a real-live test when the COVID-19 pandemic set in. You’ll hear insights as to how Accenture developed and tested the plan and lessons learned for your own organization.

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Transforming internal audit

Accenture’s CFO for Europe, María Liaño, discusses with Zameer Shaikh, Finance’s Chief Audit Executive and Dave Malcom, Global IT Audit Lead how we are transforming internal audit. You’ll also hear how Accenture Internal Audit Services has been evolving and innovating to help identify risk more effectively and what is coming in the future.

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Case studies

Reimagining finance to drive further value for Accenture, our clients and our people.

Accenture Finance outmaneuvers uncertainty with a robust business resiliency plan.

Accenture runs its SAP S/4HANA system on Microsoft Azure's next-generation virtualized architecture at scale.

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