U.S. Air Force Awards New Financial System Contract to Accenture

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year, $79 million contract to design, build and operate its new Defense Enterprise Accounting Management System (DEAMS).
March 27, 2006

Individual Investors Enthusiastic About Stock Market but Lack Capabilities to Measure Companies’ True Value and Growth Prospects, Accenture Study Finds

Individual investors are enthusiastic about investing additional money in the stock market but lack the tools and information needed to measure companies’ true value and growth prospects, according to results of a recent study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 23, 2006

Accenture to Provide Microsoft with Credit & Collection Services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa Under Five-Year BPO Agreement

Accenture will provide Microsoft with credit and collection services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) under a five-year business process outsourcing contract the two companies signed recently. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.
February 28, 2006

Accenture Takes Nevada’s New Unified Tax System Live

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the first phase of Nevada’s new Unified Tax System (UTS). Phase I includes the implementation of Accenture's Tax Administration System (TAS) for core tax processes and online tax capabilities for management of taxpayer accounts over the Internet.
January 09, 2006

Accenture Helps TNK-BP Deliver Quarterly Financial Statements in Record Time Through Accounting Transformation Project

Accenture has helped TNK-BP, Russia’s second largest oil company, redefine its group accounting processes and applications, enabling the company to reduce the preparation of group financial statements by 45 business days and submit draft group accounts for its second fiscal quarter to shareholders just 10 business days after the end of its reporting period.
August 31, 2005

Majority of Finance Organizations Need to Improve Operational Efficiency But Don’t Know How Technology Can Help Achieve Change, Accenture Survey Finds

While a large majority of finance executives say the need to improve operational efficiency is their primary challenge, a significant number of their organizations continue to use manual and labor-intensive methods of transaction processing and are unaware of the process improvements that can be enabled through technology, according to a report released today by Accenture.
August 09, 2005

Banks Slow in Making Progress Toward Basel II Compliance, Accenture Survey Finds

Despite increased efforts, banks are facing an uphill struggle in preparing for the Basel II Framework, which sets new standards in risk management and capital adequacy, according to results of a survey released today by Accenture.
July 25, 2005

Accenture to Design, Implement and Maintain New Army Financial System

The U.S. Army has awarded Accenture a contract to design, build, run and maintain its new financial system. The value of the contract is estimated by the Army to be $431 million over a 10-year performance period.
July 01, 2005

Accenture and SAP Launch Pre-Configured Premium Billing and Payments Solution for Midsize Insurers

Accenture and SAP America, Inc. have launched a pre-configured premium billing and payments management solution designed to help midsize insurers reduce the costs, risks and time it takes to implement new premium billing and payments systems. The announcement was made at the Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) Annual Conference, being held in Anaheim, Calif., June 5 - 8, and follows Accenture and SAP’s recent launch of a pre-configured claims management solution for midsize insurers.
June 05, 2005

Majority of Government Executives Believe Shared-Services Functions Help Them Achieve Strategic Goals, Accenture Study Finds

The vast majority of government executives believe that shared services are important to helping them achieve their organizations’ strategic goals, according to a study released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 14, 2005