Soul OriginMYOB Advanced connected each franchise, providing a single overview of the company.
Soul Origin is Australia’s fastest growing fresh food franchise. It offers a healthy fast food option with a fantastic selection of gourmet sandwiches, wraps, salads and more! The first Soul Origin store opened in 2011. Five years down the track they now have 52 stores open throughout NSW, the ACT, QLD and Victoria. In addition, Soul Origin has plans to expand to 200 franchises across the country by 2019. To facilitate rapid growth, the company felt it was time to invest in the infrastructure and internal software solutions to manage their expansion.
While this type of rapid growth is great for business, it can cause issues. Especially when it comes to managing and reporting financials. Many businesses who are at this stage of growth realise that their current financial software simply can’t handle the pace. A franchise business model means running multiple business units simultaneously. Which makes it extremely important to have access to bookkeeping and payroll software that simplifies accounting without limiting features. In the beginning, Soul Origin chose MYOB AccountRight which was perfectly suited to manage all branches individually at the time.
Facing rapid growth, Soul Origin realised they needed a system that could be accessed across the country. By bringing MYOB Advanced together with MYOB AccountRight, Soul Origin was able to see the benefits of this technology within franchises. Working in the cloud meant that they were able to make decisions fast and efficiently. A smooth implementation of MYOB Advanced by Kilimanjaro Consulting, followed by integration with MYOB AccountRight meant that each franchise is connected, providing a single overview of the company. Soul Origin has gone from having simple and time-consuming reporting, spending many hours on manual processes, to using this precious time to focus on customers and having live visibility across every branch.
How do I achieve a successful implementation?
A successful implementation depends on managing 3 critical risks:
- Software Risk
- Implementer risk
- Self-Inflicted Risk
You can reduce your risk by selecting the right implementation partner. Although there are many different partners to choose from, you need the one that will work with you every step of the way. Managing risk is an important part of an implementation, selecting a low-risk partner is critical to a lifetime of success with your Business Management system.
Kilimanjaro Consulting ticks all the boxes when it comes to choosing the right partner:
- Proven industry experience and a positive reputation,
- A structured implementation methodology to guide both you and the implementer through the process,
- Ongoing training and support during your implementation and after go-live,
- The accounting skills to ensure you go live with a reconciled system,
- A strong relationship with the software vendor allows us to influence enhancements to the software that might be useful to your own organisation,
- Specialised technical knowledge to integrate best of breed connected services into your system,
- A stable team with high levels of staff cohesion and collaboration and low staff turnover.
Kilimanjaro Consulting is the largest and most experienced implementer of MYOB’s Enterprise-level business management, accounting, payroll, and workforce management solutions: MYOB Advanced and MYOB Exo. We are experienced, low-risk implementers, helping organisations improve efficiency in their businesses through the use of clever, innovative, and proven technology.
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Read more about what moving to the cloud has done for one of the fastest growing food franchises in Australia via the case study to the right. To learn more about the MYOB Advanced product, visit the page here. Contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 857 464 to discuss your unique requirements.