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Client had a requirement to source new transactional data to its GL from upstream applications to identify intercompany relationships as part of its Global conversion to SAP.

Challenges

  • For a global SAP conversion, Client needed diverse highly skilled service provider with both technology and accounting experience for complex project facilitation, dynamic problem solving, data analysis/testing, and other process consultative services

Solutions

  • Provided cross-functional team to lead project facilitation, data analysis/testing and other training and consultative services
  • Gained understanding of the intercompany activity principles and recognized activity from over hundreds applications
  • Worked with applications across various legacy GLs to source data element required for intercompany transactions and populate on their transactions to GL
  • Verified that application sourcing solutions functioned correctly and delivered accurate results to GL
  • Analyzed and adjusted legacy GL information to more accurately report information based on project solutions
  • Completed all appropriate milestones within the DMAIC Six Sigma Project Management Lifecycle, including:
    • Scope and requirements definition
    • Functional/technical specifications
    • Test plans and execution
    • Status reporting and progress reports

Impact

  • Identified scope modifications, saving client more than a million in project budget
  • Fifteen-month effort added dimension to GL transaction code blocks for over hundreds of material applications through two deployment events
  • Reclassified appropriate reconciling items
  • Cross-functional team of IT skills and accounting knowledge was leveraged to create a solution that exceeded customer expectations and success metrics



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