PROCUREMENT OPTIMIZATION

AUTOMATED CONTROLS

Financial controls are core to the sustainability and security of your business. Oftentimes businesses find it hard to relegate this control away from a trusted human resource. However, the speed and capabilities in technology today allow for framework development that can relegate the mundane execution of controls to your ERP application - freeing up your control resources to develop and further enhance your financial controls environment.

PROCUREMENT IN THE CLOUD

Is your procurement discipline a potpourri of fragmented, uncoupled processes? Let Astute guide you through the decision matrix as to whether or not procurement in the cloud is a fit for your organization. More often than not, procurement for an organization should simply become the adoption and running of industry accepted best practices. Talk to us about Astute’s procurement in the cloud assessment today.

Supplier Spend Control

Yes, you serving your suppliers. Take advantage of eSupplier functionality to negotiate the best deals possible. Multiple formats for invoices, multiple accepted formats for purchase orders. Build your supplier relationships with flexibility and consistency in payments and product acceptance. Allow suppliers to manage their own information in your system. Take advantage of Astute’s eProcurement Readiness Assessment and unlock the potential in your procure to pay organization today.

 

BUSINESS BENEFITS

FOCUSED AND CONTROLLED INVESTMENT

By tactically investing, you can continue to streamline your operation in a time where procurement organization have a weaker mandate in addition to the constraints of flat or even reduced operating budgets. Further, controlled tactical investment that deliver results within your procurement organization or supply to pay process, allow for a very discrete and tangible ROI to present back to the C-level suite.

SUPPLIER COMPLIANCE

Both procurement in the cloud and a solid control foundation will position your procurement organization to meet the diversifying supplier compliance regulations that seem to compound with each new market and geography the enterprise enters. With streamlined processes you maximize your engagement level with your partners - through partnership as well as timely purchase order, invoice, and payment delivery.

FOUNDATION FOR CONTROLS

As markets, the supplier base, and product diversity expand so does the number and volume of transaction flowing through your control mechanism. This expansion will also create a need for greater separation of duty, as well as the need for experts in different geographies. Deploy your human resources to manage expansion, and configure your system to handle the controls. Make a targeted investment in a control base that can expand with ease in tandem with your operation.

EFFICIENCY IN REPORTING

Delivery a reporting framework to satisfy both the internal enterprise customers as well as fulfill your statutory and external obligations. Move away from expensive resources consumed in simply generating reports month over month, quarter over quarter. Begin to develop reporting solutions, insight, and detail that enhances and supports better decision making in every aspect of your business. Astute Procurement: Optimized.

 

Our People

PROCESS AND DOMAIN EXPERTS

Whether its ERP or HCM or Projects, our team has process and domain

MODERN THINKERS

The move to Cloud is more strategic than cool and requires that blend of modern thinking and equal appreciation for client requirements, while deftly balancing change and bringing the whole organization along in the journey

CLOUD PRAGMATISTS

Our Experts know that Cloud is not an all or nothing deal. For some, it’s a bold transformative move, for others, its baby steps with co-existence strategies that get you to your desired end state in stages.

Our Approach

CUSTOMER CENTRICITY

Ensuring Customer success is our number one priority. All of our services and solutions drive towards that goal.

EMPOWER MODERN FINANCE

If we are not driving positive business impact with our recommendations, we are not doing our job.

VALUE REALIZATION

From increased TCO to on-demand business intelligence to intuitive controls, we focus on business value.


Our Skills

Detail Assessment Framework 80%
Accelerate from idea to delivery 75%
Experts in business architecture 90%
Industry specific focus tracks 80%
Business Case & ROI - NPV Jump Starters 90%