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Finance Process Specialists

Streamline your company finance operations

Implementation Streamlining

Shared service centre implementation and streamlining.

Finance Workstream

Supporting your organisation’s finance workstream in times of change, rapid growth, mergers and acquisitions.

Finance Processes

Setting up finance processes for start-ups.

How we optimise finance workstreams

Implementing global best practices

Creating end-to-end systems that support the finance process

Produce accurate, reliable and timely management reports

Our hand-picked team of professionals has extensive experience working with global organisations.

This allows us to align your finance process to global best practices and ensures that end-to-end systems support the finance process.

The result is an efficient and effective finance workstream, which provides accurate, reliable and timely management reports to support better decision making.

Finance Systems and Business Processes

Risks and Controls

Comprehensive Finance Solution

Accurate management and financial reporting whenever your company needs it

Finance Process Review

Finance process review

A comprehensive review of your current processes. An impact assessment and recommendations for improvement.

Risks and Controls

Risks and controls

Each transaction trigger and process step is reviewed to determine possible risks to the business. Controls proposed to mitigate the risk.

Data Management

Data management

Master data management and maintenance are essential to avoid fraudulent activity throughout your systems.

Testing and Implementation

Testing and implementation

Once the business process, risks and controls are determined and agreed upon, we will ensure system alignment, testing and implementation.

Training

Training

In-house training and training documents are provided to introduce and embed the newly implemented way of working.

Reporting

Reporting

Align the financial reports to the new way of working to support strategic decisions and reduce the possibility of financial loss and fraud.

We’ve worked with

‘Consistently produced work of the highest quality. …professional in his approach and could always be relied upon to meet deadlines, whilst remaining calm under pressure situations.’

David O’Hara – Senior Management Accountant at Bank for International Settlements

‘Exceptional knowledge on Procure to Pay (P2P) global best practices and instrumental in the design, build and deployment of these during our global programme.’

David Ramsden – Record to Report Global Lead at British American Tabacco

‘… can review complex financial and business challenges and identify the core reason for the challenge. …formulates sound solutions or approaches to resolving the challenge’

Anton Opperman

Shaun Middleton

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Chartered Management Accountant,
ACMA , CGMA , BCom (Economics), BCompt,
CTA, Diploma Cost and Man Accounting

Procure to Pay, Record to Report, Transactional Finance and T&E Specialist

Shaun is an accomplished Finance Systems and Business Process Consultant driving efficiency through integration of transaction processing and reporting.

He has a reputation as a resourceful finance processes and systems engineer, to meet global company finance department needs – design, development, testing, alignment and implementation.

Shaun’s core accomplishments include the successful implementation of a new single global SAP system and processes across 180 countries for British American Tobacco; Mitigation of International Association Deposit Insurers’ currency risk exposure; the transformation of inefficient manual invoice processing system at the Bank for International Settlements and resolution, reconciliation of Garban ICAP complex intercompany balances.

SUCCESSES
  • BAT TaO Awards for Exceptional Work in deployment of P2P solution in Russia, Brazil and South Africa
  • Business Controls Team award for support on Risks and Controls development BAT
  • Silver Award for performance – Nedbank – Cape of Good Hope Bank
  • Design and implementation of finance processes and system for BAT in 182 countries

Anton Louw

DIRECTOR

CA (SA),
BCom (Accounting & Finance),
BCom Honours

BPC, Consolidation
and Reporting Specialist

Anton is an accomplished Chartered Accountant with extensive global experience in designing and optimising consolidation and reporting systems.

He played a key role in the design, build and worldwide roll-out of British American Tobacco Group’s Statutory Consolidation and Reporting system on SAP BPC and integrating with SAP’s Finance Module. This reduced consolidation and reporting timelines significantly.

Anton is able to identify the core of complex financial and business challenges. With this insight, he formulates sound solutions and communicates these with senior stakeholders in a clear way, enabling decisions to be made quickly.

He combines accounting, business knowledge and reporting system acumen to bridge the gap between accountants and IT consultants, resulting in systems that meet business requirements.

SUCCESSES
  • Achieving approval and implementation of a single Chart of Accounts in SAP worldwide for British American Tobacco (BAT)
  • Implementing a new Statutory Reporting and Consolidation system for BAT worldwide
  • Flexibility to work across timezones and countries in a multinational organisation
  • Strong academic record with awards for top student and qualified under the Top 10 Chartered Accountants in South Africa

How we put back into the community
  • Treasurer for Somerset West United Church
  • Paradigm shift with Somerset West Baptist Church (supporting entrepreneurs)

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We are a level 4 contributor with 100% procurement recognition.