Transparent Financial Reporting at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen

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Capgemini and its collaborative approach helps unravel methods, processes and IT in a complex transformation.

“Our collaboration with Capgemini was particularly valuable with regard to the effective development of an aligned and unified concept for financial reporting”

Helge Werner, Head of Group Controlling and Consolidation, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen

The Situation

The finance and controlling section at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen set itself the goal of structuring its global reporting function more efficiently and cost-effectively. By doing so they wanted to make a key contribution towards ensuring the company’s competitiveness.

The Solution

Capgemini was a trusted partner to help Heidelberger Druckmaschinen address the challenge. To reach the goal, it was necessary to greatly reduce the complexity of the procedural organization. This is why the focal point of all project activity was to unify and standardize the content, processes and IT applications.

The Result

Financial and management reporting now has a common foundation of methods and definitions. Coordinated processed as well as the newly-implemented global finance system lead to greatly increased quality of management information and lower operating costs.