Costing, EPM, BI, Operating Model
CFO Headquarter Department
The Group CFO had identified that the financial information system (SAP FI/CO) was increasingly running short of providing the cost accounting insights to support decisions for the Business. Consequently, the Group had experienced multiple initiatives to build in EPM and BI solutions, reports, and financial statements of any kind resulting in a massive load of financial information with no congruence in terms of sources and referential. Maintenance of all those solutions and initiatives incurred large and ever-increasing budgets and solicitation of expert staff.
Assessed of the existing Financial Planning and Analysis framework of the 20 entities, Identified with SAP experts the cost allocation best practice. Determined discrepancies analysis with existing cost accounting and impact on EPM/BI requirements, Defined proposals to enhance SAP.
Definition of a harmonized cost model for Business Units and main operations, Guidelines of cost allocations (Opex/Capex) and EPM practices, Elaboration of a transformation roadmap of coast account and Performance, Management processes.