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Any major differences working at B4 vs Accenture?

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Having worked at both they couldn’t be more different. B4’s are accounting firms that also do consulting. Accenture is a global technology outsourcer that also does consulting. B4’s have the upper hand when it comes to risk and reg and anything you’d want a “stamp of approval” on - Accenture is more akin to a firm like IBM or Microsoft with seemingly unlimited technology capability. Neither are “great” at pure consulting but the smart people there know how to leverage the strengths of their broader organizations.


I'd also add - at least a perception - that ACN's consulting work is heavily as a systems integrator or based in technology. B4 certainly does it's fair share of tech (hard not to, really), but would do more in strategy, human capital, operations, etc. than Accenture would.

Thought acn was part of hig 4

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