Accounts Payable Approvals on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform Fast invoice approvals allow organizations to control cash flow and capture early payment discounts from vendors. To do this, busy users need a solution that will let them approve and handle exceptions for Accounts Payable invoices anytime, anywhere using any device. Organizations, however, need to ensure that the chosen solution is easy to administer. It must provide users with a simple and consistent user experience from their desktops to their mobile devices. It must be tightly integrated with sophisticated Accounts Payable processes and workflows. It also must be cost effective and easy to deploy to thousands of users.Dolphin Advanced Approvals is the first cloud-based solution for approving invoices and managing exceptions that meets the needs of both users and organizations. Available on the SAP HANA™ Cloud Platform, this modern and responsive solution can be deployed in days, not months, without breaking the budget or increasing support efforts. Fast, Simple Approvals in the Cloud Individuals can use Dolphin Advanced Approvals to quickly review, correct, and approve invoices on a mobile device or on their desktop. The solution’s simple and modern user interface makes it easy to use, even for those who are unfamiliar with SAP® applications. Powered by the Dolphin Process Tracking System, Advanced Approvals can be used to automatically route Accounts Payable invoices to the appropriate users for approval. The solution uses proven SAP workflows and business rules that can be tailored to meet your specific business needs. Once an invoice is approved it can be automatically posted, significantly reducing processing time. Invoices that need additional review can be reassigned or escalated directly from the solution. It tracks the complete approval chain and reminds users to take action through email notifications and reminders. Managers gain real-time oversight of the entire invoice approval process so the organization is able to capture the maximum amount of vendor discounts. The electronic audit trail also ensures that invoices are being processed according to corporate policies. simplifying financial audits.
Easy to Deploy and AdministerDolphin Advanced Approvals is tightly integrated with on-premise SAP applications and is available with the Dolphin Process Tracking System for Accounts Payable, an SAP-certified add on software solution. The app is hosted on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform, which simplifies the process of deploying and administering the solution. Key advantages of a hosted solution include:
- Configure and Deploy in Minutes: The solution requires a simple connection between the SAP HANA Cloud Platform and the on-premise systems. The connection is securely managed through the HANA Cloud Connector, which can be set up in minutes. Once configured, the solution’s URL can be quickly distributed to users.
- Leverage Existing SAP Network Security and Firewall: The solution leverages an out-of-the-box secure connection between the on-premise systems and the cloud solution, eliminating the need for the network and firewall teams to administer reverse proxies or ports.
- Add Users Easily: The solution is integrated with various user-stores such as SAP systems, LDAP systems, Active Directory, or the SAP Cloud Identity service, so there is minimal effort to add new users.
- Device-independent User Interface: The solution was developed using SAPUI5, SAP’s user interface for HTML5 and the basis for SAP Fiori, which ensures that it runs smoothly on any device.
- Fully Integrated with On-Premise SAP Systems: The solution’s tight integration with the on-premise systems ensures that it can be deployed without duplicating data or jeopardizing the quality of information available in the on-premise systems. At the same time, the solutions’ physical separation ensures that organizations can introduce innovations quickly without destabilizing the core system of records.