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Planning and consolidation

Planning and consolidation – Increase the accuracy and effectiveness of planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting processes.

SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation helps companies:

  • Familiar interfaces – Leverage Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word interfaces, plus the Web.
  • Business process flows – Drive process consistency and visibility.
  • Business planning – Streamline sales, revenue, CAPEx, cash flow and other planning processes.
  • Top-down and bottom-up budgeting – Create for more aligned and supported budgets by conducting top-down and bottom-up budgeting.
  • What-if analysis and scenario planning – Determine a preferred course of action by assessing different model scenarios and assess potential future outcomes.
  • Support for driver – Based planning and other budgeting methodologies.
  • Variance reporting – Quickly determine root causes of variances by performing plan versus actual comparisons.
  • Financial close – Get a full view of your financial landscape – with functionality for currency conversions, intercompany eliminations, multi-tier allocations, journal entries and various reports and shave days and weeks off closing the books.
  • Compliance and statutory reporting – Integrate SAP BusinessObjects governance, risk and compliance solutions to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley and standards compliance, including IFRS and GAAP