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THE NEW AGENDA FOR FINANCE

How top CFOs catalyze transformation through Finance and Accounting Business Process Services.

CFOs TAKE THE LEAD

As the digital business world spins faster and faster, forwarding-looking organizations increasingly look to their Chief Financial Offers for ideas and action plans to elevate traditional finance functions into strategic partnerships.

Leading CFOs respond to the call by spearheading initiatives that uncover fresh insight and efficiency and culminate in tangible shareholder value.

We’re helping clients do just that. Through our innovative, proprietary technology and predictive analytics, coupled with the finance and industry experience of our people, you gain better control of—and visibility into—your finance operations.

We can’t argue with the results: Greater shareholder value, higher revenue, optimized costs and other benefits. Learn how we do it.

CAPABILITIES

57% of CFOs believe that investing “in new, digital technologies will be a key source of competitive advantage” according to CFO Magazine.

INNOVATION + TECHNOLOGY = RESULTS or INNOVATION AT WORK

We’re a trusted advisor to many finance organizations across the globe because we apply innovation and technology to holistically strengthen the business and maximize shareholder value.

Through robotic process automation, predictive analytics and other tools, we deliver real benefits, such as:

  • Reduced days’ sales outstanding by 10 percent to 30 percent

  • Optimized working capital

  • Improved customer satisfaction

  • Reduced operating costs by up to 45 percent

  • Improved revenue

  • Enhanced customer and supplier relationships

  • Support complex regulatory requirements

  • Increased financial control


1CFO: Eight Top Issues for CFOs in 2014: http://ww2.cfo.com/leadership/2013/12/eight-top-issues-cfos-2014/

HOW WE HELP


By combining our breadth of services and our deep pool of talent, we can turbocharge finance department performance and, in the process, heighten an entire company’s market strength.

Our services cover four critical financial disciplines:

PROCURE TO PAY - Working capital and process effectiveness analytics, travel and expense analytics, plus pricing and contract compliance.

ORDER TO CASH - Customer interaction and prioritization, dispute analytics, provisioning analytics and accounts receivable analytics.

RECORD TO REPORT - Cash forecasting, intercompany compliance and period-close analytics.

FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS - Decision support, forecasting and budget, administration and governance, business metrics and tracking.

INFOGRAPHIC

Did you know?

Accenture can deliver business results for your finance organization like these:

$10M saved in one year by securing early payment discounts

$10M saved in one year by securing early payment discounts

Prevented more than $3.6M+ in duplicate or erroneous payments

Prevented more than $3.6M+ in duplicate or erroneous payments

Reduced operational costs by 35% to 45%

Reduced operational costs by 35% to 45%

10% to 30% reduction in days sales outstanding

10% to 30% reduction in days sales outstanding

25 YEARS AND COUNTING

BP and Accenture Continue to Raise the Bar for Business Process Outsourcing

In 1991, leading oil and natural-gas producer BP selected us to provide Finance & Accounting Business Process Services.

Our relationship flourished, and over a quarter-century later, we continue to help BP drive greater innovation, efficiency and productivity.

In November 2016, BP extended our agreement to serve as the company’s global provider of finance and accounting services through 2021.

How has BP achieved high performance? See for yourself:




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LEADERSHIP

Simon Sammons

Global Off­ering Lead – Finance and Accounting



"Our people, powered by our technology and innovations in automation and artificial intelligence, make us unstoppable."

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