We are specialized in developing specifications, implementing and supporting processes, functionality and data flows based on the SAP ERP Enterprise Resource Planning system. In the area of reporting and analytical applications, solutions may require integration with SAP BW & Business Intelligence software or non-SAP software. We are your partners in these issues, too!
Our services organized by the ERP / Accounting System lifecycle:
- Program preparation or planning phase: Various services based on individual situations: for example the design and execution of a feasibility study concerning the desired SAP financials functionality or module (prior to software selection stage)
- Project preparation or planning phase: Various services based on individual situations: for example evaluating and assessing the status of financial processes in relation to the expected ERP or financial systems project (to consider the topics of process and data ownership and level of harmonization) or to design a project workshops structure
- Project Blueprint phase: Running workshops, preparing Business Blueprint- documents and other typical tasks inherent to this phase, in order to support the development of a sound integrated solution design
- Project Realization phase: Configuring the system, developing reports, unit testing, documenting the solution and other typical tasks inherent in this phase
- Project Testing phase: Supporting the development of good integration test plans and the actual testing events
- Project Go-Live: Planning and execution of related tasks and conversion
- Live system support: As requested. For example, support in carrying out the first closing runs
Our services are organized by focus area:
- Identification of required SAP components
- Design of Finance organization and application architecture (issues such as choice of controlling area approach, New General Ledger, Special Ledger)
- Development of Reporting strategy and technology
- Overhead Cost Management
- Project Costing and Accounting
- Activity Based Costing & Management (ABC/ABM)
- Product Cost Controlling
- Product and Customer Profitability
- Management Consolidation
- Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
- Procure to Pay process Financials
- Forecast to Production Order process Financials
- Production Order to Finished Goods process Financials
- Order to Cash process Financials
Ontrack Consulting Oy started its operations in August 2011. However, our experience of business operations, business systems and financial systems in particular, ranges over 20 years. Through our project experience, both domestic, foreign and multinational global template programs are familiar to us.
Before founding Ontrack Consulting Oy, the founder and CEO Auvo Ahola, M.Sc. has been employed in various roles in the SAP Ecosystem since 1993, including both SAP R/3 & ERP and SAP SEM: as consultant, team lead, project manager, manager and Financials Practice Manager. Auvo Ahola was first certified in 1996 (FICO certificate).
Before 1993, Ahola worked in various positions relating to financial administration and financial systems, both in IT vendor organizations and in customer organizations.
Our industry experience includes the chemical industry, steel manufacturing, the consumer goods industry, electronics manufacturing and trade, paper, and pulp, construction of building materials and the public sector. To address specific requirements in your industry, we would be pleased to check out if applicable SAP Best Practice solutions are available.
Our approach is systematic and methodology based, with knowledge of process modeling tools such as ARIS and general project management. We are highly experienced in the use of SAP implementation tools, including Solution Manager, and received certification for Accelerated SAP implementation methodology in 1999.