Shared services center (SSC) and ERP
  • Accounting standards and methods files - Know how to prepare accounting standards and methods, carry out prospective studies and proceeding with analysis impact assessments.
  • Booking transactions - Accounting production: Know how to implement the accounting processes within his/her scope of responsibility (personnel costs, PM purchasing, other purchases, investments, inventories, product sales, other sales, financial and treasury operations, declarations to third parties)
  • Change management - Change management in finance
  • CSP, ERP - Shared Services Centre (SSC) and link with ERP
  • Financial skills management - "Finance jobs, Skills and macro-skills, Key missions and activities, Skills assessment, levels: fundamental (declarative) knowledge, standardized application in the context, complex application in the context, expertise (ability to share and develop knowledge), Career path and promotion
  • Internal Control - Know and implement internal control policies and the associated control system. Know how to implement internal controls. Key internal control processes and concepts (COSO, segregation of duties, delegation, etc.).
  • Operational flows and processes -

Target audience

- Accounting managers
- Auditeurs internes
- Chartered Accountants, Statutory Auditors
- Consolidation and Accounting Directors
- Financial Directors and Controllers
- Financial managers
- Management controllers

1 day


This training does not require any particular prerequisite.


– Acquire an overall picture of the organization of a SSC
– Identify the risks and opportunities to implement a SSC, in particular from an accounting point of view
– Understand the structure and the use of ERP systems in the context of SSCs and dematerialization

Detailed content

> Implementing a shared services center (SSC): for what entities, for what services

> Issues, risks and opportunities of SSCs

– Expected benefits: rationalization, optimization, alignment, …
– Risks at the implementation stage: managing change (organization change and often IT systems change) and keeping historical records
– Risks in running phase: identifying and processing of transactions, managing turn-over
– Centralizing processes and keeping the link with internal customers and third parties: geographic and IT aspects

> Organization principles of a SSC

– Principles of internal control
– Organization, segregation of duties, roles and responsibilities, workflow
– Defining and monitoring performance indicators
– Service Level Agrement (SLA): a tool for stakeholders
– SSCs for accounting and other SSCs

> A facilitating tool for the implementation of accounting SSCs: ERP systems

– Definition and sizing
– General principles of ERP organization
– Finance and Control modules: dematerialization, automatization of transactions and identification of manual treatments; restitution and information control

Why should you attend?

Implementing a shared services center is no longer only for large groups. New procedures and new organization, the creation of a SSC impacts the roles and responsibilities of everyone: accounting and finance populations, of course, but also operating and sales managers.
In one day, this training enables you to take stock of the main changes due to the implementation of such organisations and the use of related IT tools.

Training methods and assessment

Presentation and case studies. Illustrations taken from real-life situations.
Assessment questionnaire.
A training certificate is delivered at the end of the session.

The trainer is available by e-mail and telephone to answer any follow-up questions participants may have.


1 020 € Excl. VAT – 1 224 € Excl. VAT



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Jonathan C.