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Accenture

New York Office: 1345 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10105
Employees: 373,000
CEO: Pierre Nanterme
Stock Symbol: ACN

Website: http://www.accenture.com

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Accenture is one of the world's leading management consulting, technology services and outsourcing companies.

Accenture helps clients reduce costs and also outsource technology functions. Employees have experience in a variety of industries in key business areas, including customer relationship management, supply chain management, business strategy, technology and outsourcing.

The company's global headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland. It has offices in more than 200 cities in 55 countries around the world. 94 of the top Fortune Global 100 companies are Accenture clients.

Accenture delivers its services and solutions through 13 focused industry groups (consolidated from 19) in five operating groups: Communications and High Tech; Financial Services; Health & Public Service; Products; and Resources.

Accenture reported record revenues of $31.0 billion for fiscal 2015, up from $30.0 billion in 2014, and net income of $3.27 billion. New bookings were $34.36 billion for the year. Consulting net revenues were $16.2 billion and outsourcing net revenues were $14.8 billion for 2015. North American revenues were $14.2 billion.

Employment has increased by 54,000 over the past year.

History

Initially called Andersen Consulting, Accenture was formally established in 1989 when a group of partners from the Consulting division of the various Arthur Andersen firms around the world formed a new organization focused on consulting and technology services related to managing large-scale systems integration and enhancing business processes.

Accenture changed its name from Andersen Consulting in 2001 after severing ties from its parent company Arthur Andersen. The company went public on the NYSE in April, 2001.

In June 2009, the company was incorporated in Ireland from Bermuda.

Benefits

- Medical: Iincludes a variety of options, including three Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), and some local HMO options.
- Dental: We offer a single traditional dental plan.
- Long-Term Disability: There are two different levels of long-term disability coverage. You may elect to cover 50 or 60 percent of your monthly salary.
- Basic Employee Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance: You are automatically given basic life/AD&D coverage of one times your salary at no cost to you.
- Optional Employee Life Insurance: You may elect 1-9 times the amount of your salary for varied levels of coverage.
- Optional AD&D Insurance: You may elect 1-9 times the amount of your salary for varied levels of coverage.
- Dependent Life Insurance: Includes different coverage levels of combined spouse/children, children only or domestic partners.
- Flexible Spending Accounts: Allow employees to set aside pre-tax dollars to use for health care, dependent care and transportation costs. Employees have utilized these reimbursement accounts for items such as contact lenses, glasses and travel expenses (ex. parking, monthly train/bus fare).

- 401(k) and Match Savings Plan: New employees are eligible to contribute to a 401(k) account through payroll deductions, beginning on their first day of work.
The 401(k) accounts of eligible employees receive a matching contribution of $0.50 from Accenture for every $1 contributed by the employee, up to a maximum of 6% of the employee's annual salary. Employees age 21 or older will become eligible for the 401(k) match on the next entry date after completing 1 year of service. The entry dates for the 401(k) match are January 1 and July 1. You are always 100% vested in your own employee contributions; you will be 100% vested in the employer matching contributions after 2 years of service.
- Profit Sharing: Accenture also may make discretionary profit sharing contributions to eligible employees on an annual basis, based on company performance. Employees age 21 or older are eligible to enter the plan on the next entry date upon completion of one year of service. The entry dates for the Profit Sharing Plan are September 1 and March 1.
- Pension: For eligible employees, this defined benefit plan provides an additional source of income during your retirement. The plan is designed to supplement benefits from your Profit Sharing & 401(k) Match Plans. You make no contributions to this plan; it is funded entirely by Accenture.

Accenture offers a Paid Time Off program which includes vacation time along with paid personal time off and sick leave. This approach provides the flexibility to manage how, when and for what purpose your time off is taken based on your own work/life needs and priorities. Based on the career level and workforce to which you are hired, new employees with Accenture will receive the following number of PTO days per year:

Consulting
- Analysts - 25
- Consultants - 25
- Managers and above - 27
Outsourcing
- Level H&G (Non-exempt) - 18
- Level F-C - 25
- Level B&A - 27
Internal Business Functions
- Non-exempt - 18
- Below manager (exempt) - 25
- Manager and above - 27

Accenture provides paid holidays for nine US holidays and offers a "floating holiday" for employees to use at their discretion.

Bonuses are also paid out each year depending on company and individual performance.

Updated January 27, 2016

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