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|Many organisations are choosing to
use Sage for their accounts, payroll, job costing etc. However they need
help to set the system up properly, so that they get the best out of it
for their particular business needs. The assignment typically takes
between 3 and 12 days, spread over a 3 to 6 month period and involves:
Design the coding systems, so that you can get the information that
Plan and implement the new system gradually, so that staff can
assimilate new working practices and gain confidence in the new system.
Set up management reports and provide management with timely and
- Overall review of your requirements to help you to choose what to
computerise, when, and using which system.
The work is done by a fully qualified and experienced management
accountant who understands your on-going business and information needs,
as well as the computer side. Our approach gives you on-site training for
your staff, and hand holding for as long as you need.
- Construction companies (typical turnover £2 million) who had
manual accounts systems and needed to computerise the accounts and
payroll and implement job costing. The managers gained an
understanding of the profitability of different jobs, had accounts
which were up to date, and improved general cashflow.
- Wholesale and mail-order company (turnover £10 million). This
included stock control, invoicing, order processing, and MRP. The
client's management information system had been unreliable, leading to
overstocking of some products, and inability to fulfil orders of other
products. The project would not have been completed without a focused
- Hotels (typical turnover £1 million plus). This was typically Sage
accounts and payroll, and included links to the front office system,
dealing with deposits etc.
- Stockists and small manufacturers (turnover £300,000 to £10
million). This included accounting, stock control, invoicing, and
sales order processing.
The Sage implementation is carried out by Elaine Harrison MA, FCMA who
has 20 years experience as a management consultant and trainer
specialising in accountancy systems. Previous experience includes
management accountancy and Financial Controller positions in construction,
manufacturing, and wholesaling businesses.