About Accenture SA (Pty) Ltd

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 358,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$31.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2015. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

Facts & Figures

Industry IT, Professional Services
Number of employees 2000
Number of active countries 120

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Accenture SA (Pty) Ltd

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Works councils
  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Instant messaging
  • Employee website (separate URL)
  • Social media
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • On-the-job training
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • Communities of Practice
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Coaching

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Pension
  • Profit sharing
  • Long-term incentives
  • Year-on-year evolution of total rewards
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Compressed working hours
  • Flexi-time working
  • Job sharing
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Alumni club (association of former employees)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Car/travel allowance

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • Employee debt support
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Rewards or bonuses for achieving or completing certain health and wellness goals/programmes
  • Wellness programmes
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Religious and/or spiritual facilities (e.g. prayer room)
  • Nutritional information programmes