Control costs and spend with budgets and approvals

Zahara works great for leisure, arts, events, sporting & hospitality

  • Control spend with departmental or project budgets
  • Use approval processes for all invoices and purchase requests
  • Track budget progress easily
  • Scan and process supplier invoices faster
  • Prevent invoices being processed or paid twice
  • Prevent duplicate purchases and reduce wastage
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Are you right for Zahara?

We appreciate Zahara isn't for every type of leisure business. We are ideally suited to organisations like this:

  • Regular events that needs tight costs controls - festivals, productions, events
  • Sports venues with food buying
  • Sports teams with uneven or ramped spend across the year
  • Theaters wanting to control production costs
  • Use Sage 50 (UK), Xero, QuickBooks Online or Sage 200
  • Frustration with limitations of current accounts system - e.g Sage 50
  • Real desire to manage spend and control costs better
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Real-time visibility and transparency of departmenal costs

Whether you are setting up this year's festival, planning the next production or managing your sports team's travel budget for the months ahead, Zahara is a tool that can be deployed alongside your existing accounts system to better manage and control your costs. Our UK team concentrate all our time on the discipline of purchasing. Our software provides the audit trail from when someone wants to buy something to it being delivered and the invoice recorded. You can setup budgets to control a team's spend and create approval processes with multiple conditions so the right people are engaged when costs are being planned or incurred.

Zahara is a tool for the finance team to help manage spend but also improve the efficiency of processing supplier invoices. Our OCR tools enable the in-house scanning or loading of purchase invoices and we have integrations with a number of systems like Sage 50 / 200 to facilitate faster processing. Zahara is quick to deploy - fast to setup, intuitive to use making it easy to train your people. In no time, you will be getting a great ROI with cost saving through efficiencies, reduced waste, and of course the reduced risk of fraud. Talk to the Zahara team to find out how we can help.

invoice automation

Advanced invoice automation with SmartInvoice

  • SmartInvoice - Desktop Windows Software
  • Scan or load supplier email PDF's
  • Incredible first-time accuracy reading values
  • Read & code line items, or manually split
  • Match against Zahara Purchase Orders
  • Export orders to Zahara and have them route for approval automatically
  • Automatically export to Sage / Xero / QBO on approval with the PDF
  • Save countless hours on keying in each month
  • Be up and running in no time


Cloud-based Purchasing Management

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