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Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Market Landscape 2013

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FAO Market Landscape 2013
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From the Advice Worth Keeping podcast series
Hosted by Stan Lepeak, Global Research Director,
KPMG LLP Management Consulting


A comprehensive F&A outsourcing study conducted by HfS Research with the support of KPMG's Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory practice covers the dynamics and intentions of 399 major global enterprises, analyzes more than 750 live enterprise finance and accounting outsourcing (FAO) engagements, and profiles 17 leading FAO suppliers.

Ron Walker, a principal in KPMG’s Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory practice, and Phil Fersht, CEO of HfS Research and author of the popular services industry blog Horses for Sources, discuss the key findings of that study.

Listeners will gain an understanding of:

  • The major types of FAO activities and their respective growth rates
  • Outsourcing contract characteristics and trends
  • FAO industry and regional growth hot spots
  • How a global business services strategy impacts FAO
  • How improved service provider capabilities and emerging technologies influence FAO
  • What the more sophisticated clients are asking in their FAO solutions
  • The critical areas in which service providers need to improve their performance

Duration: Less than 17 minutes
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This podcast is based on the white paper Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Market Landscape 2013.


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