Atos Consulting is to implement Toyota’s European Finance Shared Service Center with Oracle OBA
23/10/2009
Atos Consulting wins contract from Toyota Europe

Fuente: www.consultant-news.com     Fecha: 23.10.2009

Toyota Boshoku Europe, global automotive manufacturer, has chosen Atos Consulting, the global consulting practice of Atos Origin, to design and implement its European Finance Shared Service Center with Oracle Business Accelerators.

The first goal for Toyota, currently expanding its operations in Europe, is to set up rapidly its new entities. Another major stake is to integrate the Finance system with other new systems under construction (Manufacturing, Logistics, HR). With this project, Toyota builds its corporate core Finance solution, harmonizing financial reporting and reducing period closing lead-times.

“We have chosen Atos Consulting for its ability to lead international projects, and for its demonstrated expertise and capacity for innovation with Oracle solutions. With the leverage of Oracle Business Accelerators, Atos Consulting has been able to reduce implementation time from 18 to 9 months, and deliver a complete solution for 3 countries,” explains Atsushi Toyoshima, Chairman & CEO of Toyota Boshoku Europe N.V.

“Atos Origin has a proven experience and expertise in Manufacturing industries; with this new assignment, we are facing an exciting task", says Thierry Gadou, Head of Atos Consulting in France. "An IT consulting firm can only be a partner and contribute to the business strategy if it really understands the market and the needs of its customer. Atos Origin brings all the required skills for a successful project, especially expertise to adjust processes, organization and Oracle e Business Suite features to build a fully