Ajera Consulting Solutions that Maximize Your Return
Choosing Deltek Ajera for your Architecture and Engineering firm is an important first step to reduce overhead costs and streamline processes within your organization.
SN helps you take that next step to maximize your return on investment. By elevating your current processes and identifying where cost savings can be targeted, you can achieve results that drive growth and profitability.
You deserve to fully utilize all the unique capabilities Ajera has to offer, so our experts work as an extension of your existing team to strategize an automation process that best fits your needs.
More Than Experts, We're Ajera Users
You have options when it comes to the implementation of your Ajera software. More than Ajera experts, we’re a team of experienced Ajera users who have worked on the front lines of AE firms, just like yours. This unique insight and perspective of how Ajera works in the real world gives you a leg up right from the start.
Why choose SN over a Vendor?
· Independent & unbiased point of view – we are not resellers, YOU are our priority
· Deep unparalleled AE industry experience and knowledge
· A team of real Ajera users who speak your AE firm language
· Best practices that have been tested and utilized in firms across the country
Ajera Setup Review and Workload Evaluation
Did you inherit your Ajera setup from a previous user?
Do you find reports inaccurate or confusing?
These are indicators that it’s time to take a look under the hood.
By applying a practical “boots on the ground” user experience, our Ajera experts will assist you with finding greater workflow and reporting efficiency. Our fixed fee System Evaluations ensure that your Ajera setup, workflows, and financial reports are accurate and provide the information you need to make more strategic decisions for maximizing profits.
Leverage Your Ajera System to Full Capacity
Being fully trained in your system is critical for success. With our group and/or individual sessions, we make it easy for you and your team to receive real-life tips from leaders who are also users, making your training sessions relatable and filled with instant value.
SN’s Ajera Programs include (but not limited to):
· New Hire Training
· Month End GL Reconciliation
· Project Management Training
· Group Classes
· 1:1 Training Sessions
Leave the Numbers to Us
When it comes to getting the best accounting management services for your team, you need the best hands-on accounting experience.
Coupled with our deep industry knowledge and expertise in transactional work, including Bank Reconciliation, AP/AR, Billing and more, we’re able to help you solve the problems of today and remove the burdens of tomorrow.
Creating a System That's As Unique As You
Customize your Deltek Ajera system with uniquely tailored fields, widgets, dashboards, and reporting so you and your team can get precisely what you need, when you need it. Let our experienced team of consultants guide you on the latest strategies and techniques to best implement the customization tools within Ajera for maximum efficiency.
How Can We Help?
· Contract status and project details tracking
· HR-related reporting
· Custom widgets and dashboards
· SQL Developers to assist with custom reports
· Tailored project plans with company logo to include with proposals
· Custom financial statement designs
Optimizing Your PM Tools and Reporting
Your Project Managers are at the heart and soul of your organization, and in order for them to deliver profitable projects, they must have access to the latest tools and project management best practices.
· Project Templates and Tools
· Project Reporting
· Forecast Reporting
· Team Training
· PM Role Definition
· Project Management Standards Manual
Accountability Paves the Road to Success.
Meet the service that simultaneously increases your firm’s profits, client satisfaction, financial & technical performance, and staff retention – the Project Management Office (PMO). Often underutilized, the PMO is a heavy lifter that serves as the right hand for your PM team. Consistency is key.
The PMO Oversees and Maintains Project Excellence with:
· Weekly check-in & review of project performance metrics and utilization
· Monthly meeting with principals & attendance at internal PM meetings
· PM Scorecard & Performance Dashboard
· Tasks by EE and PM
· KPI, PIC & Project Analysis Dashboards
Experience That’s Personal
Managing Director, AEC Advisory Services
Val's 25+ years working in and with the AE industry has provided her with a wealth of "boots on the ground" experience that she brings to the table with each of her client engagements. Val specializes in assisting clients with an assessment of their business processes, ERP systems efficiencies, and a passion point - Best Practices for Project Management.
Senior Ajera Consultant
Having spent 19 years in the AEC industry, Shawna has a deep understanding of the nuances of the industry and what it takes to help project managers, accounting departments and business owners improve processes. Her experience as an Ajera consultant and Business & Finance Manager make her a significant asset to the clients she collaborates with.
Connie developed deep Ajera knowledge from her 20 years in the AEC industry and has specialized expertise in developing processes and coaching project manager’s for optimal project performance. She enjoys helping firms achieve their goals by developing and implementing new operational processes and tools.
Cindy combines several years of Ajera experience in the AEC industry with a passion for teaming up with clients to understand and meet their unique needs. Collaborating with accounting and administrative staff, PMs, and leadership, Cindy helps firms accomplish accounting tasks while streamlining and automating workflows. She specializes in A/P, A/R, and invoicing.
Leveraging her breadth of accounting and bookkeeping experience, Tricia helps clients to be more successful in the areas of finance and accounting. Dedicated to delivering exceptional client service and meeting client needs, Tricia focuses on accounts payable, invoicing and receipts entry.
Colleen has first-hand AE industry experience from her work as a manager in a multi-service engineering firm. She applies this knowledge to the firms she works with to help strengthen their accounting and finance areas. Additionally, Colleen has specific expertise utilizing the Ajera ERP platform for greater productivity and profitability.
Amy provides Ajera consulting services to project-based clients in the architecture and engineering industries. With a background as a business manager in the AE industry and extensive experience working with Deltek Ajera, Amy is an asset to firms looking to improve processes and profitability.
Ajera Outsourced Accounting Services
Paula has spent 25+ years working in the AE industry, including financial leadership positions. In addition to her accounting and industry experience, she has extraordinary knowledge of the Deltek Ajera platform. her passion for helping others leverage Ajera for greater success led to Paula serving on the Ajera Users Association national board of directors.
Michelle has several years of experience working as an expert on the Ajera platform improving operational excellence and developing processes throughout the AE industry. Additionally, her background as an AE firm Accounting Manager means that Michelle has first-hand industry-specific finance knowledge.
“… could not be more pleased with the service, professionalism and in-depth expertise…”
“Their responsiveness, expertise and collaborative style of communication was everything we were looking for. “
“The Consultants at Stambaugh Ness not only know the software, they know [the AE] industry.”
Chief Financial Officer
“We were looking for a life-raft and we found it in Stambaugh Ness”
“provide ongoing external accounting functions as well as project management support utilizing Ajera.”
Michael S. Rader, PE, CEO
President and CEO