Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations VideoAn ERP system built to match your business

First there was Microsoft Dynamics AX… then, Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations… now all your ERP and financial operations needs are met simply by Dynamics 365 Finance.

Whether you’re upgrading from Dynamics AX 2012 or another legacy system, or migrating from another ERP platform (such as SAP), or simply getting started with ERP, Arbela has the technological expertise, the Dynamics experience, and the business analytics systems and methodologies to ensure a rapid, strategic deployment of Dynamics 365.

Deploying an ERP system can often be a monumental undertaking, which is why before we even begin to discuss Dynamics 365 Finance features we will take a deep dive into the analytics driving your business. Let’s figure out where you are today, and where you want to be tomorrow.


Elevate your financial performance
Close books faster, deliver robust reporting, increase profitability with business intelligence, ensure global compliance.

Automate and streamline supply chain
Modernize your supply chain with unified, advanced warehouse and inventory management to improve fulfillment, sourcing, logistics.

Run smarter operations
Bring agility and efficiency to your manufacturing to connect and optimize production planning, scheduling, operations.

Dynamics 365 Finance today, digital transformation tomorrow

Most crucial: partnering with Arbela for your Dynamics needs — whether it’s D365 Finance, D354 Sales, D365 Field Service, or even Office  — means laying the foundation for digital transformation, and ensuring your ERP system is pulling data from, and delivering data to, anywhere and everywhere across your organization.

Dynamics is now as much a business methodology as it is technology deliverable, part of a larger ecosystem where information pulled from disparate channels (such as social, IoT, and Office) is captured, analyzed, and disseminated in order to support specific business goals.

Are you ready to transform financial operations and find new ways to reduce costs, mitigate risk, drive revenue?

D365 Finance: digitize, modernize, optimize

Want to centralize and codify budgeting and accounting processes? Looking to improve procurement and PO processing? Is your team frustrated by siloed expense management reporting?

Dynamics 365 Finance solves those challenges and more with a wide range of features, including:

  • Warehousing: improve quality-control and picking operations; rapidly respond to changing needs

  • Finance oversight: a live view of all numbers, drive growth, decrease debt through efficient collection management

  • Point of sale systems: real-time inventory lookup, back-office capabilities, and consolidated purchase date

  • Demand forecasting: improve your product availability and minimize inventory costs (view our webinar on forecasting)

  • E-commerce: personalized shopping experiences for every customer; optimize pricing/discount structures on the fly

Arbela can help you modernize everything from financial reporting to employee on-boarding, and deliver a vertically targeted accounting operations solution that exactly matches your overarching business goals.This includes extending your solution with applications to improve data insights, better manage workflows, and more.

Automate your warehouse processes to reduce operational costs. With Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations, your warehouse managers can better control their put-away, quality-control, and picking operations. And, with a flexible workflow engine, they can rapidly respond to changing business needs.
Get a live view of all your numbers and data analytics from Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations. This cloud-based ERP system provides the relevant information you need to deliver strategic, data-driven insights to key departments.  Gain immediate financial insights, drive corporate strategy & growth, decrease debt through efficient collection management.
Get global transportation-planning and freight reconciliation. For manufacturing, distribution, and retail companies, this helps you provide the right customer experience at the right price. And business and IT leaders gain visibility and control with a user-configurable rating structure.
Give your sales associates what they need to provide personalized customer service. This enterprise resource planning software delivers rich clienteling, real-time inventory lookup, back-office capabilities, and consolidated purchase data—for the right information at the right time.
Create more accurate demand forecasts to improve your products’ availability and minimize your inventory costs. The tool uses Microsoft SQL Server forecasting algorithms, Microsoft Excel visualizations, and Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations models—for forecasts you can count on.
Provide better shopping experiences to your customers with integrated e-commerce and social media capabilities. Build campaigns and engage your customers through their social media channels of choice—Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Make budgeting easier by giving your budget managers easy-to-use tools. A wizard helps them create budget plan worksheet templates for Microsoft Excel. And at review and approval time, they automatically route their budget plans with worksheets, justifications, and attachments.

Flexible Deployment Options

The following table provides a comparison of the capabilities provided by the two deployment options -- cloud and on-premises.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Flexible Deployment Options

Why Cloud?

Cloud deployments provide a cloud service that is easy to scale up or down as needed, as well as data centers that are fully managed by Microsoft. The time spent implementing Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations can be significantly shortened, fewer customizations may be required, and the costs of IT hardware and infrastructure are lower.

Cloud deployments include high availability, disaster recovery, sandbox environments, and application lifecycle management combined with cloud-based systems of intelligence, infrastructure, compute, and database services in a single offering. When needed, data failover in the cloud, automated deployment and continuous updates, and elastic compute capacity are available. A cloud deployment also provides data aggregation, financial reporting, and intelligence (Source: Dynamics 365 Documentation).

Applications Work Seamlessly with Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

Do even more with Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations by using add-in applications from Microsoft AppSource or from one of our award-winning, custom developed solutions. Click on the links below to learn more about each solution.

Work With Arbela

Arbela is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner across multiple areas of business in Microsoft technologies and named in the top 5% of global Microsoft Dynamics partners. Our customer satisfaction and retention rate are among the highest in the industry. We are extremely proud of our expertise, industry knowledge, and understanding of Microsoft's suite of products — our close relationship with Microsoft enables us to quickly pass on knowledge, insight, and potential cost savings to our customers.

Copper State Bolt & Nut Co. has been very privileged to have Arbela as our D365 migration and implementation project partner. The Arbela team’s project management and consulting skillsets have demonstrated superior levels of broad MS/AX to subject matter expertise, open-mindedness, willingness, eagerness, availability, commitment, and understanding.

- Fred Robinson, Project Manager at Copper State Bolt & Nut Co.

Industry Expertise

With over 100+ experts, our professionals are known for their unique knowledge, and skill sets for each industry that we serve.  Dive into our industry expertise below:

Manufacturing Maturity Assessment

Knowing the level of maturity of your manufacturing operations can help you understand how your business compares to others in your industry. We will work with you to evaluate how you can digitally transform your manufacturing operations and provide your organization with a custom roadmap to succeed.