Accenture employs more than 300,000 people worldwide, including lots at their Newcastle Delivery Centre in North Tyneside.
They’re a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. They work with government clients like the NHS, with the aerospace and finance sectors, and even with the music industry.
Nose around on their website, and you’ll find that Accenture describe their business under several categories:
- Strategy — helping their clients with business insight and understanding how new technology will affect them.
- Consulting — working with clients to plan and deliver big organisational changes.
- Digital, Technology & Operations — Helping companies and governments apply digital technologies to automate processes, reveal patterns, and deliver services more effectively and efficiently.
People who work at Accenture need problem solving skills, and the ability to think analytically and creatively.
Accenture is such a large company that they employ people with a wide range of different qualifications and subject backgrounds. Some of the jobs that people who work at Accenture are:
- Recruitment analyst
- Business analyst
- Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Developer
- Application Development Analyst
- Innovation manager
- Test (Quality Assurance) specialist
- Scrum master
- Human Resources specialist
- Java developer
The skills that you develop in maths and science will be used if you work at Accenture. These include being able to handle and analyse data, using statistics to explore patterns in data, communication skills to share complex ideas with others.