BLC Bank increases operations efficiency and control with Oracle E-Business Suite

BLC Bank SAL is a Lebanese financial institution offering banking, insurance and asset management services. BLC Bank subsidiaries are USB Bank PLC - Cyprus (95.61% share), BLC Finance SAL, and BLC Services SAL. BLC Bank SAL is a Lebanese joint stock company registered under No.1952 in the Lebanese Commercial Register.

About Customer


Beirut, Lebanon


Around US$100 million


Around 650


For its Oracle EBS deployment, BLC Bank selected Oracle Partner, Widestreams because of its expertise and Oracle certified consultants, successful implementation experience, and high level of after-sales support. Widestreams acted as a product specialist and experienced business consultant, closely and efficiently supporting BLC Bank in its complex environment.

Customer Challenges

Consolidate financial reporting on key business processes across the bank’s headquarters and subsidiaries

Streamline and automate the procurement procedures and approvals across different type of purchasing flows (purchase requisitions , purchase orders , contracts etc.)

Integrate Payables with Procurement along with proper controls over prices discrepancies and received quantities

Establish proper system controls along the supply chain—including inventory, purchasing, and payables—so that manual intervention is not required to establish relationships between steps

Implement crucial reporting procedures, based on segregation of roles and duties, to improve financial controls and reconciliation procedures

Manage the assets physical inventory using an RFID solution connected to Oracle Assets

Our Solution Results

Enabled the Bank to automate and interface its procure to pay accounting flow between Oracle system and its Core Banking system (both online for certain events) and through batch process for the others

Increased operations efficiency and control among procurement and payables activities

Automated all assets related accounting events (addition, depreciation, reclassification, retirement, revaluation etc. ) with an embedded integration with procurement system

Enabled the internal bank branches to manage efficiently internal requests from stock along with needed traceability, full automation, automatic accounting generation, consumption trend analysis and delivery reports)

Imported Banking system accounting transactions to Oracle General Ledger in order to allow a consolidated view of all accounts balances in Oracle


Our Offer

  • Oracle EBS Financials
  • Oracle EBS Order Management
  • Oracle EBS Inventory Management
  • Oralcle EBS Purchasing
"BLC Bank sal needed a best-of breed enterprise resource planning solution we could quickly tailor to meet our financial services needs. The project was challenging due to its complexity and tight timeline.With the help of Oracle and Oracle Partner Widestreams, we went live on Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 in just five months, helping to integrate our accounting practices and automate our procurement processes."
Gaby Awad
project management office head