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Big Boy International

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With over 455 World Wide locations, Big Boy International was looking for a business intelligence tool that could interface their Oracle relational database to their Payroll Service. To handle this integration Big Boy chose the GetLinked software solution from Accounting Solutions, Inc.

Company Profile

Big Boy of Michigan started in 1952 as the first Franchisees of Big Boy Restaurants and became the Worldwide Franchiser in 1987. Big Boy is an International sit-down Restaurant chain with over 455 worldwide locations.

Situation

After evaluating different Payroll services Big Boy chose Paychex payroll processing services to handle the sheer volume of employee transactions. However, a major concern was how to interface their Time and Attendance data residing in an Oracle Database to the Paychex system.

A major obstacle was that the Paychex product does not have the ability to interface directly with Oracle. Without an integration solution, Big Boy would not be able to make the switch to Paychex.  GETLinked was the perfect solution for their integration issues.

 

Business Solution

Computer operations director Donald Bochenek with Big Boy International was looking for a product that required no programming intervention by his staff and little if any support.

“In evaluating Big Boys’ needs we could truly see the benefits that GetLinked would provide based upon the enormous amount of employee transactions that were occurring,” states Jim DeFede for Accounting Solutions, Inc. All payroll information from Big Boy is downloaded to their corporate office every Monday morning. GetLinked imports, validates, and then transfers that data into Paychex.

GetLinked was the prefect solution for their integration issues. GetLinked allows Big Boy to import their Oracle Time and Attendance data, validate the data, and then transfer the validated data to Paychex. GetLinked eliminated the manual rekeying process.

 

Benefits

Analysis of data becomes critical to a company the size of Big Boy. Any time you can eliminate manual labor it will only increase the ability to make use of the data received.

GetLinked, working in concert with Paychex, has saved Big Boy numerous hours in manual labor. Bochenek states, “there is no longer any manual labor involved to move our edited payroll files from Oracle to the Paychex payroll system. Installing the GetLinked suite software from their website went smoothly without any problems.”

GetLinked‘s ability to eliminate the possibility of rekeying errors was essential to Big Boy with increased confidence and insuring data integrity.  GetLinked’s integration abilities allowed Big Boy to implement their desired payroll processing service.

By eliminating the rekeying of payroll data, GETLinked has saved countless hours of labor input every payroll period for Big Boy’s 2,100+ employees.

 

 


About GetLinked™
GetLinked™ is a software program developed and maintained by Accounting Solutions, Inc., provider of financial integration tools for over 30 years. As the company moved into financial software there was a need to simplify the process of integrating data from disparate systems. The specific goal then became focused on integrating POS and timeclock systems to financial systems. The next seven years were spent perfecting GetLinked™ before releasing it to the public. GetLinked™ is modular, grouped by accounting function and integrates with over 750 systems.

GetLinked™ products and services are available worldwide for many industries including Restaurants, Hotels and Resorts, Public and Private Clubs, Stadiums and Arenas, Casino and Entertainment Venues, Cruise Lines, Accounting Firms and Bookkeepers, Payroll Service Providers, Institutional Food Services, Franchises and others.

For more information visit www.getlinked.co.


Help – New Mexico

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“GetLinked software provided us with fast, efficient, and an easy to use service!” - Nelson Martinez, Finance Director Help New Mexico

Company Profile

Formed in 1965, Help – New Mexico was created to provide services to Migrant, low income families, and abused and neglected children. The Help – New Mexico organization is governed by 18 Board of Directors representing sectors including public, business, low income.

Headquartered in Albuquerque New Mexico, Help – New Mexico has over 200 staff in 35 offices and/or Head Start Centers located throughout the State of New Mexico.

 

Situation

Help – New Mexico was in the process of preparing for an annual audit when they found themselves short staffed. Although the system they were using was similar to GetLinked it was not as fast or as efficient as they needed. They still needed to eliminate time wasted and the errors introduced while manually re-entering data.

 

Business Solution

GetLinked was implemented along with Paychex and MIP systems, making the entire process free of manual entering data as well as eliminating errors.

With GetLinked software, Help – New Mexico has eliminated the manual process of entering financial data into the agencies accounting software. “GetLinked allowed us to put our information into the system with ease, speed, and most importantly produced error free results” states Nelson Martinez Finance Director.

 

Benefits

GetLinked is continually saving Help New Mexico time by making their systems faster and easier to use. GetLinked also eliminated time wasted resolving data entry errors.

The benefits to Help – New Mexico have been the time saved manually entering in data and having accurate error free results. All of this leads to decreased labor costs and increased profitability. Additionally, Martinez states that, “Accounting Solutions was very responsive to questions, and easy to use.”

 


About GetLinked™
GetLinked™ is a software program developed and maintained by Accounting Solutions, Inc., provider of financial integration tools for over 30 years. As the company moved into financial software there was a need to simplify the process of integrating data from disparate systems. The specific goal then became focused on integrating POS and timeclock systems to financial systems. The next seven years were spent perfecting GetLinked™ before releasing it to the public. GetLinked™ is modular, grouped by accounting function and integrates with over 750 systems.

GetLinked™ products and services are available worldwide for many industries including Restaurants, Hotels and Resorts, Public and Private Clubs, Stadiums and Arenas, Casino and Entertainment Venues, Cruise Lines, Accounting Firms and Bookkeepers, Payroll Service Providers, Institutional Food Services, Franchises and others.

For more information visit www.getlinked.co.


CHEESEBURGER RESTAURANTS

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Cheese Burger Restaurants LogoSorry I haven’t had a chance to call you after the payroll setup was complete.

It has been running great and we now have all 7 restaurants doing the payroll through GETLinked. We have had very few issues which Buddy has been able to handle for the most part.

I wanted to tell you that I attended a restaurant seminar yesterday, and of course, got to talk about your software to some of the attendees. I spent the most time with a group of CPA’s and accountants who have restaurant owners as clients. So, I hope you get lots of business going your way.

I love talking about all the things it will do for them and I love seeing the look on their faces.

- Kathy Grainger
Controller, Cheeseburger Restaurants, Inc.


MONACO PICTURES

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Monaco Pictures LogoAfter using GetLinked Software for over 6 years, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you, and congratulations, for delivering a solid solution.

We have been using GetLinked to import all of our restaurant sales data into our accounting platform, Great Plains. The process is seamless and allows for the level of detail we need for our reporting purposes. Importing and transferring the data is completed in just a few steps and creates the journal entry that, in the end, generates the reporting data we need to make better management decisions

As a company that runs with very minimal administrative personnel, your solutions suit us perfectly. The setup with your technical team is really simple and fast. Other than when we were setting up on a new system, I can say we have not needed a single support call ... ever. That speaks volumes to the quality and reliability of your product.

We really love the subscription model that is offered. Often times, solutions have huge upfront costs, followed by expensive maintenance contracts. GetTLinked process is simple; a nominal annual fee for a solid solution. I can say with confidence when comparing custom written interface programs for integration, they come at a price that is far greater than six years of renewal costs.

With the success we have had with the POSLink, we have just recently started using the PRLink to automate our payroll. I can tell you after two months of using it, we will have saved more in labor costs, usually spent on processing payroll manually, than the cost of the annual subscription. Again, for a company that runs with a very lean administrative staff, this solution not only saves us money, but will free up time to be spent on other projects

Congratulations again for delivering such a quality product. If I can ever be used as a reference for potential users, feel free to send them my way.

- David Bier
Operating Partner, Monaco Pictures


THE PIADA GROUP

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The Piada Group LogoAs our organization continues to grow, I am continuously looking for ways to effectively leverage overhead by improving the efficiency of our accounting department.

With the use of GetLinked software I am able to electronically import our daily sales transactions in a fraction of the time that it would take to manually enter. I cannot say enough great things about how much this product has improved the integration of our POS and accounting systems.

GetLinked’s support has been superior with helping me with all my needs. If any issue ever arises, which is infrequent, it is resolved within 24 hours or sooner.

I would highly recommend the use of this software to any restaurant that wants to automate the flow of sales information and do so with minimal headache.

- Justin Conklin
Assistant Controller, The Piada Group


UNIVERSITY PHYSICIANS OF BROOKLYN

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University Physicians of Brooklyn LogoWe appreciate your products and support. We have used GetLinked software since 2003 and rely on it for importing the journal entires we receive from Paychex into ACCPAC. Once we set it up we did not need any support until we recently changed our computer hardware configurations. We called for support and all that needed changing was the path names. We appreciate your products and support.

- Dennis Price
Chief Financial Officer


LA RONDA BEACH CLUB

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La Rhonde Beach Club LogoThe GETLinked product works seamlessly.  Your insight and support was extremely helpful.  La Ronde is starting its third year with this product and it continues to operate flawlessly.

As you may remember, our primary focus was to automatically send all transactions directly to QuickBooks from Digital Dining without rekeying.  The link works exactly as it was designed to operate. With the push of a button La Ronde can print its monthly QuickBooks statements.

We contacted Accounting Solutions, Inc. on several occasions and they helped our staff though the Digital Dining and QuickBooks questions as well as installing the GETLinked modules.  Loading the software was quick and easy from their web site as well as importing customers and transactions details.  We only had to post and print the statements in QuickBooks.

I recommend owners of small/medium businesses as well as accounting staffs consider purchasing GETLinked. It helped reduce costs while increasing accuracy and efficiency.

 

- Walt Lapple
Treasurer, La Ronde Beach Club


LEE WESLEY RESTAURANTS

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Lee WesleyAs a growing company our immediate goal is to streamline and automate as many of our daily tasks as possible, particularly the day‐to‐day sales and payroll entry.

Recently, we were introduced to you and your GetLinked product and have been using it for daily sales, deposits, and payroll imports into our accounting system. Since putting it in place, your software has saved countless hours of manual entry and provides the necessary solution for us to continue to automate process throughout our Company. As you know, we have tried other products in the past, to no avail, even software provided through out Point‐of‐Sale system. It is the ease of use on the front and back end that allows for us to put your software in place and not have worry about any issues. In addition, we can’t speak highly enough of your team and their willingness to configure the software and train our office managers on how to use the software properly.

Please accept my appreciation for you and your team allowing us to reach one of our pillar goals of automation within our Company. We look forward to continuing to utilize GetLinked for our future restaurant locations.

- Camille J. Lee
Lee Wesley Restaurants


DCRS SOLUTIONS

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DCRS LogoIn the world today, people are often quick to point out problems and deficiencies, and rarely take the time to recognize things done well.

Since we have worked with you at Accounting Solutions, Inc. for many years, this note is long overdue. We cannot say enough about the recent “problem solving” that you, your staff, and your GetLinked Software provided to one of our largest accounts.

As you know, this 10,000 seat arena, with a 50 terminal MICROS 9700 system, had some very specific needs when it came to payroll export and interface. Without your multiple solutions, some key personnel at this customer site would not be near as happy! Although a very large team of ours was responsible for much of the success at this large arena project, your solutions helped insure the site’s final satisfaction.

You have a great product at a reasonable price, but your knowledge of customer integration needs, and your delivery, always make it easy for me to refer other POS dealers to you.

Rest assured that I will continue to refer dealers and customers to you.

Thanks again for taking care of our customer.

- Steve Kramer
President, DCRS Solutions


CUISINE CONCEPTS

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I just wanted to write you a quick note to thank you for providing us with a much needed software solution like GetLinked to link our FoodTrak system with our Great Plains Dynamics accounting System.

You and your staff were extremely helpful with the implementation and training of the program. The install was a snap, the program loaded seamlessly with Great Plains Dynamics and looks and works just like it was an integral part of the original Dynamics software!

GetLinked is quick and easy to use…just a click of a button and all of our invoices are imported and entered automatically. No more double-entry of invoices, and the edit feature also flags invoices that have been previously entered, so we’re sure that we’re not double paying someone.

GetLinked has saved us hours and hours of data entry, and has dramatically improved the efficiency of our operations.

Thanks again for a fantastic program!!!

 

- Jim Schander
Business Manager, Cuisine Concepts


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