Profile

GFA B.I.S. offers complete ICT solutions for international development cooperation and Not for Profit Organizations with the focus on financial management systems and digital services. Over the past sixteen years, GFA B.I.S. has implemented software solutions in over 100 projects in the area of International Development Cooperation, the NGO sector and for private customers. Our clients include a wide range of donors such as The Global Fund, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), GIZ, KfW, World Bank, ADB, GAVI, CDC and European Commission.

GFA B.I.S. offers both commercial and open source based solutions individually customized to the needs of projects and organizations funded by major official development assistance (ODA) agencies worldwide. We guide our work with principles of transparency, sustainability and efficiency, and pride ourselves in building long-term partnerships with our clients.

In the area of financial management software, GFA B.I.S. partners with Infor and SAP, two of the leading vendors of international ERP systems. The total fund volume managed by software solutions implemented by GFA B.I.S. exceeds five billion US Dollars. In digital services, GFA B.I.S. relies on leading open-source software tools. Our core competency lies in careful selection of the appropriate software modules and their integration according to the project requirements.

Our team of experienced and dynamic consultants and IT experts have worked with most of the sector-relevant software systems and have a detailed know-how of each product’s features. In addition, by applying optimized remote assistance facilities via internet and email, we can effectively support our clients across continents.

Harald Litterscheid, GFA B.I.S. Managing Director

We offer our clients commercial and open source based solutions, tailored to the needs of projects funded by major official development assistance (ODA) agencies worldwide.

Solutions

The commercial solution portfolio for financial management is based on INFOR SunSystems, a professional standard software package that combines powerful analysis capabilities, ease of configuration and a fully customizable online reporting tool based on MS Excel®. Besides Software implementation, we analyze and optimize existing accounting systems including SAP installations. For the management of smaller funds we have developed an Excel based tool as reconciliation system.

Besides the commercial solutions, we focus on open source based standard software. This software is well suited for international cooperation for various reasons; the software is reliable, used by thousands of customers, and comes without license costs. Based on a worldwide user community, local IT staff can manage the further development, which increases the sustainability of the implementation.