As the largest consulting company in the world, Accenture specializes in management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing. It was founded in 1989 and has since then expanded globally to obtain about 23 billion dollars in revenue in 2010. It employs about 225,000 people and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The company organizes and divides their employees into: consulting, services, solutions, enterprise, and other. They call each of these “workforces.”
Consulting primarily refers to business and the technology of businesses. Services include outsourcing and other IT applications as well as human resources services. Solutions focus on delivering projects, and centered in developing countries. Enterprise deals with managing and supporting projects across Accenture. Other refers to Accenture’s subsidiaries, which include Avanade and Digiplug and more.
Accenture is structured in the traditional matrix sense where they dedicate efforts towards industries, platforms, and client engagement teams. There are 5 operating groups in 19 industry groups: communications & high tech, financial services, products, resources, and health and public service. When it comes to growth platforms, they have: management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing. With such a variety of financial services, there’s a ton of opportunity for talented professionals at Accenture.
Careers at Accenture
Learn about the career opportunities and Accenture jobs below:
• Business analysis and strategy
• Change management, commercial & contract management
• Customer relationship management
• Health and Public Service
• Human Resources
• Information Technology
• Marketing and Communications
Working at Accenture
Accenture is big on corporate citizenship. They want their employees to be active in community and environment programs. They even offer an Accenture Development Partnerships program for management and tech consulting services to serve non-governmental and non-profit organizations internationally. They also have Voluntary Service Overseas, which allows employees to take time off and travel to help out in developing nations. Check out the full listing of Accenture jobs below: