Powerful expense reporting application now available for Android, BlackBerry and iPhone smartphones
REDMOND, Wash., June 28 -- Concur (Nasdaq:CNQR), the world's leading provider of on-demand employee spend management services, today announced that Concur® Breeze – the online expense reporting service designed specifically for small businesses – is now available as a mobile application for Android, BlackBerry and iPhone smartphones. Now, any user of Concur Breeze can easily create, submit and approve expense reports anytime, anywhere with their Android, BlackBerry or iPhone device. The mobile application is available for download from the iPhone and Android app stores at no additional charge for Concur Breeze customers. The application will be available for Over the Air (OTA) download and from the Blackberry App World in early July also at no additional charge.
Concur Breeze automatically captures transaction data from both personal and corporate credit card charges, and makes them available for import into expense reports. By automating the entire process and eliminating the need for paper receipts, spreadsheets, and lengthy reimbursement cycles, Concur Breeze reduces the time and hassles associated with expense reporting – simplifying bookkeeping and helping companies better track costs and manage cash. And now, all of this functionality is available in a free mobile app running on the most popular smartphones.
With Concur Breeze, mobile workers can manage all aspects of the expense reporting process from anywhere, using their smartphone to:
- Import credit card transaction data to automatically create a new expense report.
- Edit expenses, delete expenses or enter new expenses for items such as meals or tips.
- Assign an appropriate classification for each expense.
- Capture the receipt image and automatically attach it to the expense.
- Submit an expense report for approval.
- Review reports details, approve or reject expense reports.
"With the mobile application of Concur Breeze, a user can manage expense reports without ever having to use their PC," said Elena Donio, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Emerging Business for Concur. "People want applications to be flexible enough to fit in their lives whether at the office or on the go. We've unleashed the power of Concur Breeze, so that now small business owners and their employees can take care of expense reporting wherever and whenever it's most convenient to them."
"We're seeing an increasing level of engagement from technology providers at the point where mobile technology applications and the needs of small and mid-size businesses (SMB) intersect," said Carrie McGillivray, Program Manager, SMB Markets: Mobility for IDC. "As smartphones become both more powerful and more ubiquitous, SMBs – in their constant quest to drive down costs and become more focused and productive – are discovering new ways to leverage mobile technology to help them automate many day-to-day business needs."
Concur Breeze is the first expense reporting solution designed specifically for the small business user that leverages Concur's market-leading technology and best-in class expertise. With capabilities that support a wide range of business needs – from expensing business travel through improving cash flow management – and now available as a mobile application for the three most popular smartphone platforms, Concur Breeze is a low-cost way for any small or mid-sized business to automate and streamline the submission, review and approval of all business expenses – including T&E, office supplies, advertising, shipping, telecom and more.