Adient

Global Process Ownership in Accounts Payable.

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Leading global supplier for automotive seats Adient has successfully centralized finance transactions in a global shared service center and significantly improved the internal AP processes and communication with vendors regarding invoices, by implementing the SAP integrated solution FS² AccountsPayableThis way Adient was able to automate their AP related activities, eliminate manual tasks and significantly accelerate the entire accounts payable process – with the help of their solution provider Serrala.

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Company: Leading automotive supplier

Shared Service Center: Bratislava, Slovakia

Products & Services: The largest global automotive seating supplier.

Employees: > 75,000

Revenue: € 17 billion 

AP Processes Harmonization through Global Shared Services

Challenges & Objectives

  • Regionally organized centers, local processes
  • Paper-based processes, several solution providers
  • Globally centralized, paperless Accounts Payables operations
  • Optimizing Invoice Processing and Supplier Relations

Why Serrala?

  • SAP-integrated software, un-met expertise at the time, only vendor capable of delivering, trust in long-term relationship
  • Phased approach, adopting and building an entire AP system with time

Results & Benefits

  • Solutions: Auto-Posting and Auto-Approval of Invoices, PDF e-Invoicing, Auto-Rejection of Duplicates, Semi-Automation of Rejection Letters, Manual Payment Requests, AP Vouchers for Non-Invoice Documents, B2B Vendor Portal, Automatic Pre-Coding on Non-PO Invoices
  • Full central control over AP worldwide: number of transactions and items, payment statuses, tracking, maximum efficiency and transparency
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Serrala really fulfilled our expectations. With regard to the personal level and the quality of the partnership they even over exceeded our expectations
Peter Kováč

Adient Slovakia, s.r.o.

Further Reading

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Success Story: Adient

Automotive seating leader Adient optimizes AP Processes within SAP in its
Shared Service Center in Bratislava.

Read Success Story
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Adient wins Adam Smith Awards

Adient is among the Serrala Customers honored by Treasury Today’s Adam Smith Awards.

Learn more here
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Adient operates with FS² AccountsPayable

Find out more about the SAP integrated Solution that helped Adient achieve Best in Class-Results.

Visit FS² AccountsPayable