Purchases and Inventory Tracking Solution for a Solar Power and Renewable Energy Solution Provider

Our client develops, finances, operates and monitors solar energy solutions worldwide, ranging from some of the world’s largest solar deployments to residential customers’ rooftops. A global leader in polysilicon and silicon wafer manufacturing, our client creates the foundation upon which most solar cells and semiconductor devices are built

Client Requirements

  • To implement purchasing and Inventory modules and integrate with AP for US Canada and Italy operations
  • To implement Employee - Supervisor based hierarchy for approval process
  • To standardize and blanket purchase orders with releases
  • To create inventory receipts
  • To create 2 way and 3 way matching AP invoices

Key Challenges

  • Client was using excel files and emails to generate requisition to order approval.
  • Process mapping and hierarchy design as an existing process did not reflect in hierarchy as is
  • Tax calculation occurred for multiple countries
  • Testing and user acceptance
  • Complex approval process

Jade Global’s Solution – Purchasing, Inventory implementation

  • Conducted a plain vanilla implementation for PO, Inventory with employee supervisor hierarchy
  • Created custom complex approval rules out of hierarchy
  • Created custom account generator
  • Created customized supplier facing documents and reports

Business Benefits

  • Streamlined business process for the purchasing and inventory receipts
  • Implemented FP&A controls in the approval process
  • Created tracking ability for all the purchases and inventories