Financial reporting and assurance
- We pride ourselves on matching our audit skills with knowledge of your sector. One of the big challenges of any financial reporting standard is how best to interpret and implement it in the context of a specific company or industry.
- We use a single, global audit methodology, fully compliant with International Auditing Standards and applicable national standards.
- We are leaders in the development of non-financial performance reporting, helping our clients respond to the need for greater transparency, improved corporate governance, and business models based on the principles of sustainability.
Smart grids and smart meters
- Our approach focuses on the full lifecycle of smart grid initiatives and touches all aspects of what needs to be considered.
- We are on hand to help with the business and investment case and we have significant project expertise of the roll-out of smart grid programmes in all major power markets around the world.
Renewable and cleaner energy
- Make the right investment decisions
- Choosing technological partners or forming alliances
- Making the most of tax and other incentive regimes
- Venturing into new renewable areas
- We help you do better deals and create value through mergers, acquisitions, disposals, restructuring and joint ventures
- After the deal, we’re on hand to implement changes to deliver synergies and improvements. We’re able to help you manage the post-deal integration process, carve out non-core assets, and make changes to realise improvements in long-term performance.
Capital projects & infrastructure
- We’re able to help right through the capital project cycle:
-Effective project appraisal
-Deciding on the right finance and the right contract
-Keeping projects on or ahead of course
-Getting projects back on track
Asset management & performance improvement
- Deliver operational excellence – We can help across a wide range of operational excellence initiatives, from the use of lean and six sigma techniques to manage costs and the supply chain to introducing learning from other sectors that can lead to breakthroughs that save time, improve quality, lower costs, and increase revenue.
- We can measure and improve the performance of your contact strategies and customer-facing systems and operations.
- Improve financial and performance management
- With companies becoming more and more regionalised across continents, we can help with rolling out technology on a region-wide basis.
- Whether it is financial reporting, industry regulation or meeting other requirements such as emissions or commodity market regulation, we can help your company put the internal systems in place to audit and ensure compliance.
- When regulations are being considered, we can help you to assess the impact on your company and input to the consultation on the final shape of the regulation.
- We can advise you, whether you are preparing for a rate case or tariff review, assembling volume, investment and cost forecasts, or examining the timing and capital structure of an investment to make the most of a particular regulatory framework.
Energy trading & risk management
- We can design and assist with the implementation of trading processes, support selection and roll-out of the best trading systems, improve the effectiveness and efficiency of trading execution and test/audit trading control frameworks.
- We can advise on the risk frameworks, controls and systems that need to be in place to manage risks and opportunities effectively