Accenture has entered into an agreement with
Intertek, a global provider of quality and safety solutions, to
provide Intertek with global IT and finance and accounting (F&A)
services on an outsourced basis.
The agreement includes the provision of technology
infrastructure, application management and back-office accounting
services. Financial details were not disclosed.
Under the global agreement, Accenture will provide
F&A business process outsourcing (BPO) services to Intertek through an Accenture global delivery centre in Delhi, India. The agreement
includes services currently delivered by Intertek across ten English speaking
countries and the programme will be implemented over the next two years.
will also provide global technology infrastructure and manage Intertek’s
bespoke technology applications; supporting the group’s strong
global growth programme and enabling efficient integration of
Following a sustained period of significant
growth, including a number of acquisitions, Intertek is seeking to
integrate and standardize its finance and technology functions across a number
of geographic locations.
As part of our Intertek as One programme, our
collaboration with Accenture will support Intertek’s growing IT and
accounting requirements across ten countries. This change will provide an
efficient, scalable platform to support Intertek’s growth program and generate
near term cost savings.” said Lloyd Pitchford, chief financial officer of
The Intertek and Accenture agreement aims to create a
high performing outsourced shared services environment for Intertek’s
finance and IT support functions.
We are focused on helping Intertek simplify its back
office processes in these areas and delivering cost synergies across the
Group,” said Paul Dillon, senior executive in Industrial Equipment Group,
Accenture will deliver the services both from client
sites and through its Global Delivery Network using one of its delivery centers
in Delhi, India.
By Telecomlead.com Team