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SAP S/4HANA® Finance

Taking advantage of IT innovations to simplify and accelerate financial processes

Finance leaders can dramatically simplify their operating environment by relying on a new generation of business software solutions and technologies such as SAP S/4 HANA Finance.

In this overview of Deloitte’s approach to S/4HANA Finance, find out how you can break the cycle of complexity – with Deloitte’s help.

Is the massive complexity of finance organizations inevitable? Possibly so – after all, finance is the nerve center for most organizations.

Finance organizations collaborate with a wide range of business partners, each of which brings its own issues, systems, and ways of doing business. Those needs, which help fuel the complexity, are unlikely to change in the near future. In fact, given the operating conditions most businesses face, the CFO’s organization will encounter increasing demands.

But that doesn’t mean finance leaders must continue working in a massively complex operating environment. In fact, a new generation of business software solutions, including SAP S/4 HANA Finance, can help to dramatically simplify it.

In business, stunning simplicity is often itself the result of complex thinking and hard work. With SAP S/4 HANA Finance, that is also the case.

The solution is built around six core capabilities:

  • Unified financial and management accounting through a logical document
  • Elimination of aggregates
  • Real-time close
  • Next-generation user experience
  • Integrated business planning
  • Central Finance reporting and operations

How we can help

In short, SAP S/4 HANA Finance reflects the complexity of finance as a practice while aiming to remove a fair number of barriers presented by legacy technologies. Putting it to work successfully requires a team that understands the full complexity of finance as well.

That’s where Deloitte excels. We are widely recognized across industries as a world leader in understanding and serving the needs of CFOs and their teams, across industries. And we bring those experiences to bear in every SAP S/4 HANA Finance initiative, from strategy to technical implementation.

Here are some of the services we offer:

  • Portfolio strategy development
  • Application rationalization
  • Application RFx development
  • Portfolio and package roadmap development
  • Instance consolidation
  • Detailed business-case development

Key contact

Walter Ernst Harrer

Walter Ernst Harrer

Director

With 18 years of business and technical consulting experience, Walter is a Director in Deloitte’s Enterprise Application, practice in Switzerland. Before joining Deloitte , he was with SAP Switzerland... More