Prevent Overpayments and Fraud, Improve P2P Processes, Perform Self-Audits and Make Strategic Decisions with FirstStrike® Software
APEX Analytix FirstStrike is a comprehensive suite of software that helps you protect against overpayments, investigate and prevent fraud, analyze large data stores for new insights, predict results...and more.
Using our innovative APEX Archimedes™ cognitive technologies, standard APIs, and our Secure Open Adapter you can consolidate and analyze previously incompatible information from all your procure-to-pay platforms, commercial or homegrown. No costly or time-consuming integration is required. You get a clear, consolidated view into every aspect of your global operations, from supplier files, invoice and disbursement data to purchase orders, P-card files, employee data and more.
FirstStrike software can be hosted on the APEX Cloud or installed on premise. The choice is yours. In each instance, you’ll have access to highly experienced consultants and to high-impact training – ensuring you get the most out of your FirstStrike investment.
Many companies adopting FirstStrike experience a complete ROI within a single month.
- Use FirstStrike AP controls to proactively prevent overpayments.
- Identify fraud, uncover employee collusion and determine whether you are doing business with risky suppliers.
- Make transformative business decisions by turning raw data into actionable insights in seconds.
- Conduct post-audit analyses.
- Target the reasons for errors and fix them once and for all – using what you learn to tighten your P2P controls.
- Monitor operational performance for continuous improvement.
- Analyze spending to identify strategic sourcing opportunities.
- Play “what if” to get the greatest working capital impact by comparing inventory turns to payment terms.
With FirstStrike, the Choice Is Yours
We offer five modules with the procure-to-pay controls and analytics you need to support your operations.
AP Controls: Continuously detect and prevent payment errors your ERP platforms won’t catch and conduct your own internal audit. Learn More.
Fraud Detect: Prevent fraud, uncover employee collusion and determine whether you are doing business with risky suppliers. Learn More.
Reporting and Analytics: Quickly transform large and unwieldy data stores into actionable information. Learn More.
Retail Audit: Conduct a self-audit of your retail operations to uncover errors and recapture losses closer to the transaction date. Learn More.
Decision Support Applications: Run a “what if” analysis, generate a high-level overview of results or drill-down into supporting details. Learn More.
"Your innovative, prevention-based model using technology has allowed our group to positively impact the company’s bottom line and continually provide value."
– Airlines Managing Director, Global Finance Processes
FirstStrike® Accounts Payable Brochure
While ERP systems can be configured to catch precise duplicates, auditors know from experience that none provide comprehensive protection against disbursement losses. APEX Analytix FirstStrike Accounts Payable can provide the lock-tight protection your business deserves. Want to know more?
FirstStrike® Fraud Detect Brochure
Today’s technology-driven business environment can be a haven for fraud perpetrators who are eager to strip unsuspecting companies of valuable financial assets. Nowhere are the challenges greater than in the procure-to-pay cycle, where unscrupulous vendors and employees can cost you dearly. APEX Analytix FirstStrike Fraud Detect can help by evaluating your risks and producing the actionable information you need to intervene. Want to know more?
FirstStrike® Retail Brochure
Retail is a high-stakes arena with large transaction volumes and razor-thin margins. That means problems like missed allowances and pricing errors can easily erode corporate profits. Until now, the common solution has been a lengthy, labor-intensive audit to uncover problems and recover funds. Want to know more?