ACCENTURE BUSINESS SERVICE


Accenture Finance and Enterprise Services

Helping clients create an agile operating model that generates value, grows revenue and improves profitability.

Overview

Globalization and digitalization are revolutionizing how enterprises must operate. As business becomes more complex, processes must become simpler. To be successful in the global economy, enterprises must determine the optimal balance between local and global activities. The chief financial officer’s (CFO) role has evolved from financial steward to corporate strategist, so now is the opportunity to drive enterprise-wide transformation.

Accenture Finance and Enterprise Services works with the CFO to lay the foundation to become a digital business by simplifying business process and matching the volume and speed of data to the increased pace of decision making. Our services help create an agile operating model that generates value, grows revenue and improves profitability.

Why Accenture

Accenture is an acknowledged leader in enterprise analytics and integrated enterprise solutions. Our ability to architect, build and operate end-to-end client processes and enabling technology, manage the change journey and commit to positive business outcomes in our engagements uniquely positions us in the market.

Accenture leverages our deep functional and industry expertise with our global delivery footprint to achieve these results. We have a proven track record in delivering these and other benefits, enabled by our global infrastructure and extensive experience:

  • Global reach and scale. Underpinning all of our services is the Accenture Global Delivery Network, one of the largest and most diversified groups of technology, business process and outsourcing professionals in the world. We have thousands of deeply experienced finance and accounting resources across many countries and have more than 20 delivery centers with specific finance and enterprise performance capabilities.

  • Collaborative partner. We consistently collaborate with our clients to address their strategic and operational issues and translate those into positive business outcomes. We help clients adopt leading practices and provide the culture and discipline to continually simplify processes. We know how to measure the performance of our clients, benchmark against best-in-class, and help them gain better control and increased transparency. We have a powerful alliance network (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, IBM Cognos, Ariba, among others) to extend our technology capabilities.

  • Client satisfaction and track record. Accenture delivers measurable improvements in business performance. For example, we regularly help clients reduce finance costs in the range of 25 percent to 50 percent.

  • Industry experience. Our work with the majority of the Fortune 500 companies gives us the breadth to provide finance and enterprise services that deliver real business benefits.

  • Market leader. An acknowledged leader in the finance and enterprise services space.

  • Consulting services. IDC rated Accenture a Worldwide Market Leader in Finance and Accounting Consulting Services (2012).

  • BPO services. HfS Research F&A Blueprint places Accenture as a leader in the global F&A BPO Market. Everest Services Provider Landscape identifies Accenture as a star performer in F&A outsourcing.

  • Technology and Alliances. Accenture is named a leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Oracle Implementation Ecosystem and the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2013 Vendor Analysis.

  • Analytics/insight/innovation. We leverage our process and industry expertise, and leadership in analytics to identify opportunities to add value to our clients’ businesses.

  • Technology. Accenture has made major investments in technologies such as software as a service, cloud computing and mobility solutions, which give our clients greater delivery flexibility among other options.

    Specific Services

    Accenture’s key core offerings in Finance and Enterprise Services help the CFO deliver Accenture’s key core offerings in Finance and Enterprise Services help the CFO deliver superior enterprise performance and optimize profits by driving operational process efficiency, which provides access to data and turns information into insight.

    Accenture Finance and Enterprise Services focuses on integrating and optimizing business processes. Once the corporate strategy is set and the policies are established, we help design business processes, supporting organization and enabling technology that are best-in-class, optimal and proven to work in the client's industry.

    Our capabilities include:

    • Enterprise Performance Management: A full suite of services to help organizations improve their ability to organize, integrate and analyze a wide range of financial, operational, competitor and marketplace information. Our services also include shareholder value analysis; EPM strategy; planning, budgeting and forecasting; and management reporting and analysis.

    • Integrated Enterprise Solution: Integrated Enterprise Solution: A full range of services to help you get the most out of your shared services, no matter what your operating model is. Services include shared services feasibility, solution design, implementation and ongoing “health checks” to optimize your shared services capability.

    • Finance Strategy and Transformation: Finance Strategy and Transformation: Includes a range of services to help transform the finance organization including finance vision and strategy; finance post-merger integration; finance workforce effectiveness; and Accenture Benchmarking Solutions to ensure you continue to attract, develop and retain the best talent within your finance organization.

    • Finance Processes and Operations: Finance Processes and Operations: Includes a range of services to efficiently and effectively develop and maintain robust processes including Finance Process-led Transformation to unlock the hidden potential within your finance processes; Tax Excellence to help you streamline process improvements and align technology with your overall business objectives; Liquidity Management to provide cash position transparency, improved forecasting and account management in multiple countries; Trading Operations to help you achieve efficiencies across the trading value chain; Accenture Real Estate Solutions to address the needs of your entire portfolio and real estate function.

    • Finance and Accounting BPO Services: Finance and Accounting BPO Services: A full suite of next generation BPO services for finance that span the entire finance value chain and are coupled with embedded analytics services and a global delivery capability. Industrialized services available on an outsourced basis include procure to pay, order to cash and record to report.

    • Technology Services for Finance: A full suite of Accenture proprietary solutions and enterprise performance management vendor alliances to support finance transformation. Alliance relationships include: Hyperion, Cognos, Business Objects, OutlookSoft, SAS, SAP, Oracle and Microsoft.

    • Governance, Risk and Compliance: Governance, Risk and Compliance: A suite of services to optimize the processes and technologies, as well as the costs, associated to managing risk and fraud.