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The financial forecasting software and scenario planning software

Does your finance team often struggle with the intricate process of creating forecasts? Have you had enough of error-prone planning tables and substandard data quality?

With LucaNet’s forecasting and scenario planning software, you can create rolling interim or multi-year forecasts based on a variety of parameters more or less at the push of a button. Our financial planning software uses a uniform data hub that allows you to easily compile and structure financial data from all your different departments.

Whether your need is cash flow forecasting, scenario planning, or operative forecast – LucaNet’s financial forecasting software will provide you the comprehensive overview you need. Our forecasting tool makes these tedious process quick and easy to perform. By walking you through the operational planning process, we ensure that your financial data and scenario plans are transparent. Multiple data sources are not an issue for LucaNet. Our financial forecasting software is immediately usable and standardized for over 200 source systems – ensuring that you receive flawless data and achieve highest possible forecasting accuracy.

What you need to create financial forecasts and scenarios

Our financial forecasting and scenario planning software is sure to be the right tool for you thanks to all the functions it offers, which include:

  • Forecast wizards for developing detailed planning time series
  • Automatic generation of rolling projections
  • Transparent mapping of scenarios
  • Simple comparison, evaluation, and analysis of forecasts and scenarios using flexible views
  • A software that enables you to easily derive scenarios and rolling projections from the basis of existing plans
  • A secure forecasting software in accordance with the IDW PS 880 auditing standard
  • A Self-service solution: easily administered independent of your IT department
  • Transparent Forecasts: planned data from each scenario can be easily contrasted
  • Two-way MS Excel integration, combining familiarity, flexibility, and usability

An intelligent financial forecasting and scenario planning tool:

How LucaNet software can benefit you

Automated financial forecasting

Our financial forecasting software offers a simple way to derive (rolling) projections on the basis of existing planning. Here, LucaNet tool helps you by making it easy to not only merge your actual and planning data at the forecast level, but adjust your planning data to forecast figures, as well. This is achieved using the forecasting software’s built-in wizards. By using the wizards for forecasting or seasonality, you will be on the right track for developing flawless planning based on any level of detail or time series.

Simple scenario creation

The LucaNet scenario planning software also enables you to create all the scenarios you want based on your existing planning. In this process, any number of parameters (e.g. increase in sales, material usage rate, exchange rate, customer payment modalities) can be modified in our scenario planning tool. Thanks to the fully integrated data model, the effects of each change are immediately apparent in all the relevant areas – including the cash flow statement and the pertinent KPIs.

Flexible comparisons

Achieve full transparency: In LucaNet forecasting and scenario planning software, all your (rolling) forecasts and scenarios are saved in separated planning data levels, making it easy to integrate them into the available comparison views. This gives you the flexibility and transparency you need for your analyses and allows you to “play around” with your financial data. Instantaneously compare the impacts of changing assumptions, actual data, and seasonality at any time frequency.

Maximum transparency

Switch between actual and planning views and specify detail at any level, including group, individual company, or management segments. With the LucaNet financial forecasting software, you can easily bring up any number of comparison views, and trace the origin of each figure back the original figure or assumption.

Scenario planning made easy

To enter planning time series, you can either use various planning forms or import data directly from any data source including MS Excel, your ERP, or HR system. Our forecasting software includes a wide array of wizards to project on historic or customized seasonality. The pre-defined payment modules and accounting rules incorporate the impact of every planning assumption to provide visibility from P&L to the balance sheet and the resulting cash flow statement.

Flexible planning scenarios

The integrated task management in our forecasting tool allows you to completely customize and manage your entire planning workflow. Every planning step can be assigned to an editor and observer for processing and monitoring. The automated e-mail notification system makes it possible to manage and track decentralized planning processes in a centralized fasion – ensuring nothing is dropped or forgotten again.

Only LucaNet financial forecasting and scenario planning software simplifies complexity

  • Easily create a forecast that combines your actual and planning figures in your profit and loss statement. (Actual figures highlighted gray.) 
  • The different planning variations (budgets, forecasts, scenarios) can be compared and analysed transparently in freely configurable display modes. 
  • Difference columns with sparklines, a traffic light function and a commenting function are also available in our scenario planning software. 
  • You can add a comment to each individual value or difference.
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Learn even more about our financial forecasting and scenario planning software

Want to see our software in action? Are you also interested in finding out where and how LucaNet software can offer you support that goes beyond (rolling) forecasts? We’d be pleased to offer you a live, personalszed demo with no obligation – either at your offices or in an online presentation!

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