August 18, 2016

Accenture Recognized as a Leader and Star Performer in Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Report from Everest Group

NEW YORK; August 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader and Star Performer, in the Everest Group Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. As a Leader in the mature and hyper-competitive finance and accounting (F&A) outsourcing market, the report recognizes Accenture’s strong capabilities across the entire F&A value chain.

Accenture is commended for its ability to “rapidly reorient its offerings to cater to emerging F&A outsourcing market demands such as those for financial planning and analysis, analytics and automation solutions.” The report also recognizes Accenture for its significant expertise in executing large multi-tower deals; its strong suite of analytics capabilities and various point–specific technology solutions and workflow tools; and its balanced global delivery model with optimal mix across offshore, nearshore and onshore locations with a presence across all major geographies. Clients recognize Accenture for its ability to act as a true partner with a non-bureaucratic work culture, flexibility to cater to diverse requirements and a strong talent pool.

“Our assessment shows that Accenture has the proven ability to deliver transformative, end-to-end F&A outsourcing services to clients,” said Rajesh Ranjan, partner, head of BPS Research, Everest Group. “Accenture has seen impressive growth in its F&A outsourcing portfolio of clients, recording the highest number of new deals of any provider, which is a result of its ability to smartly apply automation and analytics in ways that increase productivity and enhance business outcomes for its clients.”

Accenture is the overall market leader in F&A Outsourcing, according to Everest Group report

“By continuing to invest in innovation and in growing our analytics and intelligent automation capabilities, our F&A business process outsourcing offering is leading the market, positioned ahead of more than two dozen other competitors,” said Debbie Polishook, group chief operating officer, Accenture Operations. “We remain committed to applying our as-a-Service strategy to help our clients achieve meaningful business outcomes.”

The report evaluated 26 providers on four key areas: performance, experience, ability and knowledge (PEAK). Service providers were then positioned on the PEAK Matrix based on the evaluation of two key dimensions: market success and delivery capability. The Everest Group Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016 can be accessed here.

About Accenture
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