An Oracle-based business makeover happens in a hurry

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A global renewable energy company had little time to recover when plans to redesign its financial operations suddenly shorted out.

Client challenge

Complete a business transformation after a false start:

  • Systems integrator failed to see the bigger business issue it was being engaged to help solve.
  • Several issues such as financial data, global processes, tax, security, controls, and assurance had not been adequately addressed or supported.

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PwC’s solution

Set a hard deadline and focus on all aspects of a cross-functional transformation:

  • Established a program management office to identify critical milestones and deadlines.
  • Drove functional design changes, testing, and user approval of the revamped application.
  • Drove change management, targeted communications training, and requisite roles and responsibilities to improve financial reporting.
  • Identified and helped mobilize an internal change agent network to help drive new behaviours and accelerate the overall organizational change.

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Impact on client’s business

  • Improved total cost of ownership, system architecture, procurement management and tax impact.
  • Greater confidence in data; improved forecasting, planning and profitability.
  • Time savings through automated activities, like leading practice global processes and journal entry.

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"Now staffers can close the books far more quickly and easily, with much more automation and a wealth of new real-time data to mine."

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Vinay Couto

Vinay Couto

PwC's Strategy&, Principal, PwC US