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 or festivals that needs tight costs controls
  • 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
  • Real desire to manage spend and control costs better

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 Built-in Invoice Automation

  • No need for additional software
  • Email invoices into Zahara
  • Incredible first-time accuracy reading values
  • intelligent coding of invoices based on history
  • Match against Zahara Purchase Orders
  • Save countless hours on keying in each month
  • Be up and running in minutes


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Purchase Requisition

Spend requests can be put into approvals workflows that then generate and send purchase orders.

Invoice Processing

Invoices can be received, read and routed our for approval so vendors can be paid on time with less effort


Analysing spend helps reveal wastage and improve bottom line. Zahara shows you who's spending your money