Case FCR Media Belgium

FinancialForce Accounting and Spend Management Implementation

Challenge

FCR Media Belgium needed to transform its IT architecture landscape in order to reduce the number of inefficient interfaces and provide easy access to financial customer information.

  • In 3 different software solutions are Sales Invoices for different FCR units booked and payments reconciled. So a complete customer balance overview is hard to get.
  • A new Salesforce CPQ system needs to be integrated with a Financial system.
  • Sales and Accounting staff want to exchange their communication with the customer.
  • The new integrated PO functionality must be minimum at the same functionality as SAP.

 

Solution

Cloudteam company implemented FinancialForce Accounting and Spend Management to provide the basis for a new integrated Cloud ERP platform.

  • Reengineered Purchase Order processing processes to have full control over department budget spending.
  • Enhanced General Ledger coding to provide easier and faster group reporting.
  • Centralized and combined customer and supplier data to have a complete picture of each contact.
  • Rapid implementation method to have a minimum impact on day to day operations .

 

Results

Together FCR Media Belgium and Cloudteam company were able to replace the legacy SAP software by FinancialForce Cloud Accounting and Spend Management within 2 months!

  • The new PO approval functionality via Smartphones, reduces the process time by managers with 75%.
  • Less operational costs by reducing Software en Hardware systems.
  • 360 Overview of real time customer data on management Dashboards.
  • Prepared for the next integration with Salesforce CPQ module.

Ralph Hartendorp

FinancialForce Expert

“FinancialForce asked to us at the end of October, if we would be able to implement Accounting and Purchase Order Management for a large customer in Belgium to go live 1st of January(!)
We accepted this challenge and together with the dedicated key users of FCR Media we prepared an aggressive planning to replace the existing SAP software. During the implementation, additionally we had to extend the PO functionality to meet the requirements, but all together we achieved to meet the deadlines and stay within budgets.”

 

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