PwC and SAP S/4HANA Finance

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Helping Finance become a true strategic business partner leveraging SAP S/4HANA Finance

Today the Office of the CFO is expected to play a leading role in accelerating strategic growth across the enterprise. Technology is a key driver for improving efficiency and transparency. SAP S/4HANA Finance is one of the technologies available that supports the evolution of the finance function of the future. But it is not an easy journey, and companies need to develop a business case that will support their strategic vision. PwC has a broad knowledge in SAP S/4HANA Finance. We offer the right skills as a transformation advisor to help our clients to make informed decisions, remove the complexity and overcome major challenges.

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What are the benefits executives can experience implementing finance technology?

What are the benefits executives can experience implementing finance technology?

CFO:

  • Improved business performance monitoring
  • Improved input and execution of enterprise strategy
  • Real-time delivery of finance services
  • Increase development of talent in finance
  • Enhanced integrated business planning

CIO:

  • Enterprise wide finance solution
  • Potential reduction in batch processing, cost, risk and maintenance effort
  • Improved deployment and maintenance options
  • Improved and real-time access to information
  • Non-disruptive technology solution

Other stakeholders:

  • Drive integration of information across enterprise
  • Real-time self service access to single version of finance data
  • Agility to respond to market situations due to access to planning & forecasting models that use the same data/real-time access to data
  • Improved business productivity

How we help our clients

By leveraging the right finance technology innovations, the finance executive can maintain global regulatory compliance, control of accounting and tax standards, enhance finance processes and engage with the business to jointly drive value. PwC can help you get there:

Step 1: Overview – SAP S/4HANA Finance and scope

  • We will present and explain functions, technical requirements and different ways of using SAP S/4HANA Finance

Step 2: Assessment – Fit Gap analysis

  • We will capture your business/IT Strategy, finance operating model, and reporting requirements
  • We will assess your current system to identify potential for improvement
  • We will examine the readiness of technical prerequisites and functional requirements

Step 3: Cost benefit analysis

  • We will assess the functional capabilities in comparison to the cost benefit analysis
  • We will demonstrate relevant implementation options (e.g. Central Journal, Greenfield/Brownfied, etc)

Step 4: SAP S/4HANA Finance roadmap

  • We enable you to make an informed decision
  • We will work with you to develop a tailored SAP S/4HANA Finance implementation approach (key decisions, activities, dependencies, timelines, etc.)
How we help our clients

“With a strong heritage in finance, along with SAP capabilities in over 45 countries, the network of PwC firms is well placed to help CFOs optimize their finance functions. We are delighted to be working closely with PwC, helping our customers address the challenge of achieving efficient and effective finance functions while providing timely business insight.”

Thack BrownGeneral Manager, Global Head, LoB Finance, SAP

Contact us

Rodney Seligmann

Rodney Seligmann

Partner, Global SAP Alliance Leader, PwC US

Rich Sernyak

Rich Sernyak

Partner, US SAP Alliance Leader, PwC US

Chris  Beiswenger

Chris Beiswenger

Partner, US SAP Practice Leader, PwC US

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