first_imgFeatured image: Stock Sign up for the ESI Africa newsletter rAREH has selected Infor SunSystems financial management system as its replacement accounting system to support the continuing growth of its business in sub-Saharan Africa. As part of the digital transformation journey, rAREH will see the expanded use of Infor products within Touchstone’s own cloud environment. This will provide a stable environment and overcome many of the challenges faced in Africa with instability of a continuous power supply. According to Njonjo the new system will enable rAREH to efficiently and effectively maintain and grow its infrastructure portfolio, and also accurately report across the entire business, enabling the company to better understand its financial commitments. Solomon Njonjo, rAREH’s finance director, commented that the business has grown significantly over the past three years, and projects are now transitioning to construction and operations phase in different parts of sub-Saharan Africa. “This growth creates a necessity to have robust reporting and analysis systems for the company and other business stakeholders. The implementation of Infor’s financial management system will resolve multiple business challenges, including reporting compliances required for different countries and accounting jurisdictions. The need for strong multi-currency, multi-dimensional reporting and analysis is business critical to our success,” stated Njonjo. Have you read?10 steps to smarter digital planning for utilities, infographicHow digitalisation is reshaping the energy sectorHow businesses can reap the benefits of digital transformation Infor EAM will feature in Phase II of this implementation project, and will enable execution of purchase orders, work orders, routine and reactive plant maintenance. Using Infor EAM’s mobile applications will also enable field service staff to remain connected with their operational office while they are on field locations. Generation AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector Have you watched?Morning coffee: Keep an eye on these 2021 predictionsMorning coffee: STS compliant meters due for an upgrade Digital transformation includes the cloud UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon development An Africa-focused renewable energy company, responsAbility Renewable Energy Holding (rAREH), has begun a digital transformation journey with TouchstoneEnergy. Finance and Policy Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA TAGSdigital transformationdigital utilityDigitalisation Previous articleWhat will kick-start SA’s transition to a low-carbon economy?Next articleSolar-powered laptops for school children in Madagascar ESI Africa RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Key to rAREH’s decision was the future scale and investment Infor has committed to the development of its ERP software. BRICS rAREH chose to partner with TouchstoneEnergy because it was able to demonstrate both its deep knowledge of the industry and its experience with implementations in Kenya, Nigeria, Gabon and other African nations.last_img