Quinnox implements S/4HANA Cloud - an intuitive and unified ERP platform, resulting in increased transparency and efficiency to every aspect of the business

Client Overview

A professional services company with a presence across geographies including North America, Europe and Asia with its development centers located in USA and India

Business Need

The need of the hour was to establish a strong ERP foundation to transform the existing business processes and build a future ready system that helped them remain responsive and competitive within the market.

Key objectives include the following:

  • Create a strong foundation to build the digital future of the business that addressed and adhered to the regulatory requirements
  • Replace the various homegrown systems for projects and expense reimbursements with a single source of truth
  • Automate operational processes such as Procurement processes, customer and vendor invoice generation, and usage or emails and spreadsheets to present data
  • Eliminate laborious error-prone re-entry of data that the disparate systems require
Solution

Quinnox identified S4 HANA cloud as the ERP foundation to create a single platform on which it could implement Project Systems, Procurement and Financials at a global level. The key aspects of the implementation included:

  • Implementation of Project Systems module which provides better visibility into projects, employee allocations, utilization, timesheets, and billing the customers
  • Enabled service and asset procurement
  • Seamless integration with SuccessFactors (covers Employee data, Leave details etc.) and Concur (covers expense management)
  • A custom solution to calculate delta cost on projects vs. payroll
  • Integration of Asset accounting from acquisition till retirement
  • Seamless integration between procurement and account payables
  • Migration of legacy data using Quinnox’s proprietary “Data Master” tool
Benefits
  • A fit-to-standard solution that helped gain better visibility into operations, financials and improved resource management capabilities with strong controls and compliance processes
  • Single source of truth with intuitive and seamlessly integrated Projects, Procurement, Expenses and HR applications
  • Automated the Vendor and Customer Invoice generation process, thus reducing manual efforts by 90%
  • Improved financial and managerial reporting with real time and accurate project profitability reporting
  • Replaced 13+ paper-based processes with electronic workflows and notifications
  • Project Managers are now empowered with direct access to a project information
90%
Reduction in manual efforts
13+
paper based processes replaced