Grant Thornton

 Digital Auditing Management & Dynamics 365 for Talent

The company

Grant Thornton is a leading business adviser, globally respected as one of the major accounting organizations recognized by capital markets, regulators and international standards setting bodies. In addition, it is the fastest growing large accounting organization over the last three years, with more than 50.000 people in 140 countries

Business Challenges

Within the context of its digital transformation, aiming at designing and supporting a new business model, Grand Thornton sought a reliable, specialized partner setting the following key objectives: 

  • Advanced powerful ERP solution to replace the existing ERP and support all Grand Thornton’s business activities 
  • Unification of all business processes for integrated monitoring and extracting unified financial reports
  • Multicompany - multicurrency management 
  • Advanced Project Management System to efficiently manage the company’s projects at operational & financial level; for 450+ users via Internet, from any location / country, any device (PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone) & operating environment (windows, iOS, android)
  • End-to-end Project Process Management, meeting all Grand Thornton’s needs, including demanding approval flows, audits & integration with 3rd party systems (Microsoft SharePoint)
  • Advanced Human Capital Management system 
  • Entire Hiring Process management & Top Candidate Search
  • Automation and standardization of interviewing, evaluating & hiring procedures 
  • Enhancement of internal & external communication with recruiters & candidates
  • Candidate data base creation for future targeting
  • To meet the above requirements Grant Thornton trusted Data Communication, Microsoft Gold Partner and one of the largest ISVs in Greece. Criterion has been the company’s extensive experience in delivering innovative end-to-end solutions tailored to customers’ needs

Data Communication responded to Grant Thornton's needs with ‘Digital Auditing Management’, an integrated solution that transformed the organization’s overall digital infrastructure, automated all business processes and integrated everyday processes, resources and partners.  

 

 

Solution

Data Communication responded to Grant Thornton's needs with ‘Digital Auditing Management’, an integrated solution that transformed the organization’s overall digital infrastructure, automated all business processes and integrated everyday processes, resources and partners.  
In particular 

  1. Implementation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV InnovEra on Azure v.2018 was selected for its top business management capabilities and complete alignment with the best international and Greek business practices.
  2. Implementation of DC Project Management web app, Data Communication’s complete & flexible Project Management solution.The system provides end-to-end project planning support and fully covers the needs of the organization
  3. Directional integration of DC Project Management with Microsoft Dynamics NAV InnovEra on Azure; to ensure budget & accounting audit per project, expense updates, etc.
  4.  Integration of the aforementioned systems with the existing Microsoft SharePoint to send accounting records & manage your Expense Approvals
  5. Implementation of Dynamics 365 for Talent to meet all HCM management needs, from a new job’s post to Benefit &  Efficiency Management

The system operates on the advanced Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure, utilizing best international and Greek practices, as well as powerful customization and reporting tools.

 

 

Benefits

Grant Thornton now benefits from the following:
  • Continuous workflows between business sections involved
  • Unified, structured & transparent project process management, without blockages, overlaps, delays
  • Optimized decision making due to real time reporting and high visualization of all data 
  • Remote access & user information 
  • Reduction of time required for approvals & invoicing management
  • Reduction of risks and project management time
  • Better use of human resources with 100% automated & targeted management of their skills
  • Capability to find and attract top candidates

Solutions

Microsoft Dynamics NAV - InnovEra

The Greek localized version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018. Incorporating rich functionality, necessary to meet the best practices of Greek enterprises. For large & mid-sized companies.

 

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Dynamics 365 Human Resources

Microsoft’s Human Capital Management system (HCM) 

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