California-style Mexican restaurant chain Tortilla is set to double in size and is managing its growth with a Sage 200 solution from Pinnacle. Tortilla plans to open a further 20 restaurants over the next two years, taking the company’s restaurant footprint to almost 50 locations.
With rapid expansion of its operations and workforce, Tortilla recognised the need for a business management system that could keep pace with company growth and give its finance team tight control of its financial processes. A long-time user of Sage software, the company turned to award winning Sage Business Partner Pinnacle for advice on a system with the power to process rapidly rising data volumes, with sophisticated reporting to manage and drive the business.
James Williams, head of finance for Tortilla, says: “We needed a scalable solution that would manage our projected growth, as we plan to double the number of restaurant locations over the next two years. Clarity is vital for the finance team at head office, and moving to Sage 200 has given us an enterprise resource planning system that supports regular, in-depth analysis of the health of the business, providing a holistic financial overview.”
In the context of dynamic growth, Sage 200 equips Tortilla’s management team with regular, comprehensive snapshots of the business, enabling them to compare performance across multiple locations. The finance team are heavy users of Microsoft Excel for much of their analysis, so the solution also needed to integrate well with Microsoft Excel.
Tortilla’s finance team now uses Sage 200 for both every day and ad hoc financial processes and reporting. This encompasses profit and loss analysis, credit control, and cash flow management across the entire business, all managed from head office.
Pinnacle business development consultant Ian Briggs comments: “We are delighted to have provided such a well-established company and brand within the restaurant sector with a solution that will facilitate future growth plans.
A core strength of Sage 200 is its ability to provide real-time access to detailed reporting quickly and easily through its Business Intelligence tool and Microsoft Excel reporting features.”
To explore more on how Sage 200 supports Tortilla’s ambitious growth plans read the full case study here: http://www.pinnacle-online.com/case-studies/tortilla
Since opening for business in 2007, Tortilla has grown across London and beyond, and now operates 27 restaurants around the UK, as well as eight office locations. In 2015, turnover rose by £6 million, following £5 million of growth the previous year.
The specialist in high quality burritos has received acclaim for being the best Mexican restaurant in London.
From 12 offices strategically positioned throughout the UK and Ireland, Pinnacle’s local award-winning teams support over 1,000 customer sites. Pinnacle has over 100 highly trained, experienced providers of Sage business management software solutions and IT, hardware management services and support.
Pinnacle has worked with businesses of all sizes and in all industry sectors for well over twenty years, helping them to source the right software to drive and manage their growth.