To understand if it’s worth to take your Procurement to the next level of maturity, consider the following questions:

  • Are processes standard across business locations?
  • Do policies and governance drive compliance to strategic suppliers and contracts?
  • Can you tie the value from your sourcing activities back to the bottom line?
  • Do you use technology to drive process automation and standardization?
  • Do you have older, legacy systems that have been highly customized and are difficult to maintain?
  • Do you have a high number of manual, invoice-only transactions?
  • Are you processing a high volume of low value invoices?
  • Does your data have the right level of granularity and accuracy at the source to provide reliable metrics to measure operational performance?
  • Are your vendor and material masters reliable?

KPMG and Coupa building value for procurement

KPMG services for Coupa solutions

Pre-implementation Implementation Post-implementation
  • Business case definition
  • Advanced planning workshops
  • Project planning
  • Buying channel analysis
  • Master data standardisation
  • Process Optimisation
  • Configuration
  • Integration
  • Change management
  • Tax optimisation
  • Supplier Enablement
  • Administration as a service
  • Upgrade support
  • New module deployment
  • Adoption diagnostic and strategy


As a leading implementer of procurement technology solutions, KPMG draws upon extensive industry knowledge and deep domain experience to help clients develop a sustainable competitive advantage in the procurement space. The KPMG approach delivers tangible benefits focused on targeted procurement improvements as well as broader procurement transformations. Our finance background enables us to assess tax considerations and implications for procurement spend.

Coupa’s cloud-based suite of financial applications is designed to give organisations visibility and control over all the ways spend happens in the organisation — procurement, expenses, and accounts payable. Coupa provides a true cloud procurement application that enables customers to quickly realise significant savings.

Together, KPMG and Coupa help increase process efficiencies while reducing costs. Through our alliance, clients can realise the benefits of a user-friendly procurement application that encourages adoption, increases management oversight and enables greater visibility into corporate spending.

KPMG, Coupa and the client: the power of collaboration

Three-way partnership with KPMG, Coupa and client

KPMG and Coupa provide clients with leading services for the process design and implementation of Cloud-based spend management applications. Areas include procurement, invoicing, expenses, sourcing, supplier information management, inventory, contracts, and analytics. Working closely together, we help clients think methodologically and execute smoothly on their journey to transform the procurement function.

Our combined value for clients

KPMG Coupa

Total cost of ownership – Deliver a lower total cost of ownership via a single subscription-based annual licensing model with no hidden fees along with rapid deployment and low cost of maintenance.

Streamline procurement processes – Drive increased operational performance by enhancing and aligning future-state source-to-contract (S2C) and procure-to-pay (P2P) processes.

Program management – Collaborate with and help organizations achieve program success through tight management of scope, resources, and deliverables.

Supplier enablement – Enable purchasing through catalogs, thereby driving users to preferred pricing and increasing supplier compliance with e-invoicing.

Change management – Help manage change to drive higher user adoption and a higher percentage of compliance and savings.

Experience – Enhance implementation with KPMG’s well-established global implementation experience.

Powerful methodology and tools – Speed time to value with a full suite of project accelerators and templates.

Usability – Support rapid adoption with an easy-to-learn, easy-to-use application for employees and suppliers.

Guided buying – Increase savings and encourage responsible spending with a convenient and familiar online shopping environment.

Operational efficiency – Deliver ongoing savings with a Cloud delivery model, e-invoicing for suppliers, and internal process automation.

Mobility – Broaden use with mobile design — over 70 percent of approvals are made via handheld devices.

Client value with Coupa software
Client value with Coupa software

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