Life & Peace Institute had been using an accounting software that did not efficiently meet the organisation’s requirements, resulting in manual data manipulation and causing delays in reporting.
Following the SunSystems implementation, Chief Financial Officer, Aderemi Sotunbo FCCA said: “With SunSystems from FinanSys, it’s just a click of a button, then dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s. Our teams can spend less time in the office in the evenings now.”
In 2019, impending IT obsolescence necessitated another upgrade. Although the company considers their accounting needs to be straightforward, there is a level of complexity when multi-currency accounting is needed. During their evaluation of alternative accounting software, the superior capability of SunSystems in this area became clear and reinforced the management team’s decision to upgrade to Sun 6.4 and Q&A11.
A new solution was sought to solve the multiple business pains they were experiencing, including: a need for strong, multi-currency accounting; efficient and accurate reporting and a requirement for multiple levels of analysis including fund, project and employee.
Alexander Smith, Head of Finance, commented “I would have probably left this company if we were still…
In 2013, the organisation made the decision to transfer away from their existing SunSystems provider as they were unhappy with the level of support they were receiving.
Tony Reynolds, Systems Accountant at Diabetes UK, comments, “We felt like a very small fish in an ocean, we wanted more hands-on support – one where we felt like we meant something when we rang up.”
Prior to installing SunSystems, Salix Finance had been using another system, which was struggling to provide the level of reporting and analysis required by internal stakeholders and their government funders.
Indira Ondhia, Financial Controller at Salix, comments “our previous system didn’t allow us any flexibility and doesn’t let you drill down into transactions and interrogate the data.”
The London Metal Exchange member, headquartered in London’s Central Business District, Old Broad Street, have undergone significant development in the past two years. CCBI Metdist’s Chief Finance Officer, Mike Thompson, explains why he chose FinanSys as their accounting provider to complement their development plans and to ensure scalability of their systems.
The Technological advancements of the past decade were the precursor for change as the finance team were keen to improve the efficiency of their reporting.
“We had gotten so used to the old version that we thought it would take a long time to get used to a new system. However, when we saw what the new versions had to offer it was…