Case Studies

Culvers

Seeking Financial Visibility to Unleash Growth Potential
S&L Companies is the largest franchise group for Culver’s, one of the United States’ favorite burger chains. In the past five years alone, the group expanded from eleven restaurant locations to nearly 30, and added nine new partners to the business. With this rapid pace of growth, the burden on S&L’s central finance team naturally increased. The organization’s previous server based accounting system was unable to produce the auditable financial statements required for larger bank loans, which lead management to recognize that it was critical to move to a new financial management solution.

“The faster we grow, the more difficult it becomes for our two majority owners to maintain a hands-on approach with each restaurant. With Sage Intacct, we can now organize financials any way they need and provide better insight into the profitability of certain locations or groups of restaurants. With Sage Intacct, we are able to filter our financials by region to see trends and analyze key figures to determine which regions are able to sustain growth or need attention.” Tammy Getschman, Director of Accounting, S&L Companies

AccessPoint

“I have been through other ERP implementations and this was by far the smoothest that I have ever experienced….and it is unreal how nice it is to have all of our data in one database.”
Steve Chargo, VP of Finance

Leading staffing and recruiting firm acquires company to enhance services and extend offerings. Enlisting the help of Maner Costerisan, AccessPoint successfully takes their disparate financial systems into the new era with a consolidated, multi-entity shared solution. (click here to read full case study)

St. Vincent Catholic Charities

St. Vincent Catholic Charities working with Microsoft® Certified Partner Maner, Costerisan & Ellis, P.C., St. Vincent implemented and tailored the Project Accounting module in Microsoft Business Solutions–Great Plains®, now part of Microsoft Dynamics™. With this flexible, customizable solution, St. Vincent can track expenses easily and accurately and comply with reporting requirements that vary by funding agency

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The Kresge Foundation

Faced with the situation where they were having difficulty managing their workload, Kresge made a tough decision. They either needed to add staff or they needed to replace their accounting software and find a way to operate more efficiently.

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The ASU Group

Insurance Service Provider Quickly Realizes Big Benefits By Moving to Dynamics GP. The ASU Group ultimate goal in implementing Dynamics GP was to have the financial and payroll applications on a single platform that could be interfaced with their CMS application.

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Blue River PetCare