Executive Summary

Diligent technology teams partnered with client teams to co-create and implement technical solutions supporting ongoing business strategies. Selecting and evaluating new technologies, defining product development road maps, identifying testing strategies, and implementing to delivery excellence were key components of the successful project. Multiple technologies were involved and end-customer experience was a key priority that was diligently followed resulting in accelerated feature releases and cost savings in terms of on-boarding technical expertise.

About BHPBiliton

A world-leading resources company. We extract and process minerals, oil and gas and our products are sold worldwide. Our global headquarters are in Melbourne, Australia.

The Problem

  • 1SAP Project was Business Process Harmonization Project
  • 1SAP Project was implemented in different releases.
  • Impact of Chart of Account Simplification on SAP JVA & PRA Solution.
  • Integrate Interest on Inter Venture outstanding with Banking swaps using treasury & Finance Solution.
  • Release 3 of 1SAP Project, Joint venture Solution was assessed to be implemented New GL Accounting.


  • Joint Venture Accounting Solution was designed & deployed taking in to account Chart of Account Simplification.
  • Joint Venture solution deployed with Operator as Operator, Operator as Partner accounting methodology.
  • New GL Accounting Solution of SAP was not chosen after detailed proof of concept & White Paper because of the cost benefit analysis.
  • 25 Company codes cutting across diverse Businesses were implemented.
  • JV Inter-venture Bank Switch and interest calculation on outstanding balance designed.


  • Position Papers on impact of Chart of Account Simplification on Shadow Accounts & JV Cutback
  • Position paper on Interest on JV Bank Account Switching
  • Proof of Concept for New GL with JVA
  • Joint Venture Accounting Solution was designed and deployed for Aluminum, Petroleum, Met Coal, Base Metal, & Group Functions assets of Customer.