About The Client : Leading Manufacturing Company
This leading Manufacturing Client is a pioneer in the industry and markets its products in over 120 countries . With approximately 15,000 dedicated employees in more than 40 countries worldwide and its brand presence in more than 120 countries, with vendors and customers and 20 plus factories worldwide, the customer uses Microsoft Dynamics AX for all its business operations.
The client is currently used, a third-party application to manage their employee Travel & Expenses (T&E) globally. Employees use this third party application to log their T & E transactions and approval, approved payment is logged into Dynamics AX manually for payment processing. The Accounts payable team used two different systems (third party application & Dynamics AX) to post payments to employees. Following the client policy, they are migrating all their locations into Dynamics AX 2009. As a result, the AP team finds it difficult to manage T&E since it would mean they requires more time and resources across all the regions to complete their task.
The Clients Time and Expense payments journals were created in AX manually every month, in all the divisions. This was time-consuming and required a lot of manual work.
Payment reports - AP user to compare each payment transaction reports in the third party application & Dynamics AX. Manual processing errors led to over-payments or missed payments to employees.
System specific changes – As Division and financial dimensions handling differs in third party application & Dynamics AX, dedicated resources had to be employed to handle T&E in all the regions.
USA, Europe (with VAT), Asia Pacific regions had different tax methods.