Overview

The Leading retail and whole business company related to the distribution of books (both textbook and non-textbook), entertainment media, and other merchandise to various education and non- education markets. Echelon’s goal is to support innovation and collaboration across Company BU to empower strategic decisions. Echelon and the company are working as a team to improve business results, inspire better Business Transformation, while bringing credibility, delivering value and Operational Excellence. The Main Goal of this initiate is to Delivering Business Value, improve User Experience and enable fast and flexible reporting.

Industry:
Retail and Wholesale Distribution
Services:
SAP FS-CML (Consumer & Mortgage and Loans)- SAP S/4HANA 1809 (On HEC)

Scope

SAP Software and Modules: GL | AP | AR | FA | Treasury | Project Systems (WBS elements) | Real Estate Management | Consolidations (group reporting) | Billing | Workflow | Revenue Recognition (subscription billing, order and contract management) | Concur | SAP Analytics cloud | Financial Planning | Budgeting | Reporting

Business Units in Scope : · Legal Entities – Multiple Legal Entities to be finalized during design (Company Corporate, Retail, Baker & Taylor), and multiple small entities and international locations between B&T and Company’s Retail. Approximately 40 legal entities will be consolidated down to approximately 25 legal entities and about 12 of those will have operations | Stores – Approximately 2000

Countries in Scope : S/4HANA Cloud Best practices and Chart of Accounts will be activated for the following countries: · USA |  Canada | UK | Ireland | UAE | Australia

Outcome

  • Centralized Finance and Indirect and Direct Procurement function
  • Centralized Template for Finance Shared services with Central
  • Finance as the baseline for best practices in S/4HANA Cloud
  • Integration with legacy applications