Senior Accountant Helped Fill The Gap Created By An Internal Promotion

When an employee was promoted to another division within our client’s healthcare organization, that employee had to juggle two jobs until a replacement was found. When the Controller recognized that they needed a talent solution, they immediately reached out to Berry Sprague and The Squires Group because of their long-standing relationship. Their request was to quickly provide a Senior Accountant to fill the gap created by the recent promotion. Read more to learn how our team helped our client’s accounting department quickly get back to business as usual.

Senior Drupal Developer helps Build and Maintain a Knowledge Network

Our client, a Federal Agency under the Health and Human Services (HHS) had developed a Knowledge Network which served as a central location for grantees, behavioral health practitioners, and general healthcare providers to easily find specific tools and resources (such as webinars, white papers, training, and videos).

Our systems integration partner was looking for a Senior Back-End Drupal Developer to help maintain, update, and upgrade the functionality of this Knowledge Network. The Squires Group was called in to help find the perfect Drupal developer who could start working from day one to meet the end client’s tight budget and time constraints. Our senior recruiting staff got to work and identified a candidate with in-depth knowledge of Drupal’s “hook” system and key contrib modules. With our consultant’s strong understanding of the federal processes, she was able to finish the project quickly. Our consultant was also promoted to a Deputy Team Lead role because of her strong understanding of the tools, processes, and team goals.

Expert ERP Resources Building Oracle’s Highest Volume Transaction System

We delivered a proven team of Oracle experts to help develop Oracle’s highest volume transaction system in the world. This project team is comprised of both senior functional and technical resources with expertise in Oracle Federal Financials—all delivered locally from the Mid-Atlantic region which helped the client reduce travel costs associated with a large consulting team. At its peak, we had over 30 consultants that were participating in all aspects of the functional and technical solution.

Uncovering a CFO with Unique Talent Needed for a Federally Qualified Health Center

One of Maryland’s highly acclaimed Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) was looking to hire a CFO who had a strong background in managed care, healthcare, Medicare/Medicaid and FQHC. Additionally, one of the critical requirements for this position was strong technology skills. MaryAnn McClayton worked with this FQHC and leveraged her strong experience in accounting and finance to help the organization find the right person to fill their CFO position.

Expert Professionals Conduct 11.5.10 Training

Our client was implementing Oracle Financials version 11.5.10. The modules being implemented included General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, and Budgeting. They were looking for an organization well versed in Oracle applications training as they required training documentation and organized training classes to be conducted across the United States.

Due to our proven ERP experience, we were brought in to provide valuable Oracle Applications training and documentation to end-users as part of the implementation rollout plan.

Automated Set-Up Process Accelerates Go-Live, Improves Data Integrity and Reduces Costs

Our team developed a process for automating the Oracle Financials set-ups for new CMS contractors that needed to Go-Live within the CMS HIGLAS shared system. This automated set-up routine was developed using Mercury QTP and worked across multiple Oracle Financial Modules. Not only has this automation process improved data integrity while saving hundreds of man-hours of manual data entry routines, it has also resulted in significant budget savings.

Automated Regression Testing Accelerates Quarterly Releases

Frequent feature upgrades and releases necessitated many cycles of regression testing. To speed up the regression testing phase and increase testing productivity, the client required to automate the regression testing process completely. The main challenge was to evolve a robust test strategy/approach that would maximize the benefit from automation. In addition, the team needed to create maintainable scripts taking into account the interrelated functionality and the fact that the application was stable and data intensive.

Our team developed a Test Automation Framework which improved the speed of the regression testing phase for this federal client. This effort also increased testing productivity which allowed the ongoing Oracle Financials Quarterly Release enhancements to be placed into production in advance of scheduled dates.