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Finance Shared Services - Set Up

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Overview / Background

A NYSE listed global manufacture of steel utility poles and irrigation equipment has chosen Malaysia as the centre for its mid size APAC Regional Finance Shared Services Centre (RSSC)

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Challenge

To implement the FSSC, in parallel with a new ERP system implementation whilst ensuring business run as usual.

Specifically, the AGOS team is requested to deliver the following:

1. Design the FSSC in terms of :

  • To Be Processes for Procure To Pay, Order To Cash, Record to Report

  • Technology solutions to support the To-Be Processes

  • Optimal Organisation Structure of the FSSC

2. Implementation of the FSSC

from Project Management and Change Management Perspective

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Solution

Upon various stakeholder engagement and observation of the current As-Is processes, AGOS has designed To-Be processes incorporating Best Practices within the industry which is applicable to the client.

 

Concerns from respective stakeholders, particularly from the local entities ways of working, tax & country regulation  are being addressed in workshops and follow up sessions.

AGOS team utilises our practitioner experience in addressing these concerns and minimising the "exceptions" put forward by the local entities.

 

Knowledge transfer and training sessions are well documented utilising technology solutions, on time in full.

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Outcome

The Finance Shared Services centre was successfully set up within 9 months

Testimony of the Client:

“The AGOS team practitioner experience has been very useful in our fit gap sessions to understand what are the localisation requirements or challenges to be addressed in our quest for process standardisation”

The AGOS Advantage for Finance Shared Services

We are a group of Shared Services Practitioners with > 15 years of  Finance Shared Services and Shared Services experience. We have been Senior Finance Leadership Team members and have the experience in developing Target Operating Model and successfully implementing Finance Transformation strategy for MNCs from US, UK, Germany, Japan, Korea. We strengthen the ecosystem offering by providing a ready to execute management team for Finance Shared Services set up in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

The AGOS Advantage for Finance Shared Services

Managed large Finance Shared Services team of >100 pax and strengthened the ecosystem offerings by providing a ready-to-execute management team for Finance Shared Services set up in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

The AGOS Advantage for Finance Shared Services

Effective change agents for your organisation and team by us “proving” to the team on efficient and effective Finance practices.

The AGOS Advantage for Finance Shared Services

Strong network with CFOs and Senior Finance Leadership team (Head of FSS, Head of GBS, Head of Finance Transformation) of MNCs in Southeast Asia.

The AGOS Advantage for Finance Shared Services

Implemented 6 Captive Finance Shared Services setup for global organisations within the Pharmaceutical, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Chemical , software, irrigation, media industry.