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Accenture Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO for Fifth Consecutive Report

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO.”1 This marks the fifth consecutive report in which Accenture has been named a Leader.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluated 20 providers of comprehensive finance and accounting (F&A) BPO services on two primary criteria – “completeness of vision” and “ability to execute.” “Completeness of vision” evaluates providers on their understanding of how market forces can be exploited to create opportunity. “Ability to execute” assesses providers on their ability and success in capitalizing on their vision.

“We are pleased to once again be placed in the F&A BPO Leaders quadrant by Gartner as we believe this assessment validates our ability to deliver industry and domain expertise, analytics and innovation to our clients at scale, helping them drive better business outcomes and achieve competitive advantage,” said Mike Salvino, group chief executive of Accenture Operations. “Accenture has been delivering F&A BPO services to leading global companies in a wide range of industries for more than 20 years and we remain focused on driving digital operations to usher in the next generation of the market.”

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO report can be accessed here.

1 Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO,” by Cathy Tornbohm, May 28, 2014.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 293,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is

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