Planning Software for Business Services

Planning Maestro® is a strategic FP&A asset that redefines how business services organizations budget, forecast, analyze and report.

Whether making your first move away from spreadsheets or implementing corporate performance management, the Planning Maestro
will work for your organization. You’ll get an accurate line of sight into your business, speed decision-making and continually deliver the
financial intelligence your leadership needs to make faster, more confident decisions.

With Planning Maestro, Centage has helped thousands of customers confidently prepare for the future with intelligent financial forecasting and budgeting. Build flexible, driver-based plans, forecast likely financial performance, analyze results, and share critical information across the business.

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Easy-to-use what-if scenario capabilities allow you to change assumptions and immediately see the impact on your revenue, expenses, and cash flow. For example:

  • If training costs rise due to high turnover, what will be the effect on profitability?
  • How much can we discount without negative impact on our bottom line?

WITH PLANNING MAESTRO YOU CAN

Measure and analyze revenue

  • Evaluate revenue drivers such as number of days or hourly rates to forecast revenue
  • Create scenarios for a variety of recognition schedules for different revenue streams
  • Accurately project profitability and sustainability for future years

 

Uncover opportunities

  • Examine cost-saving opportunities
  • Report on key performance metrics to drive strategic planning
  • Determine optimal gross margin levels, manage costs and pricing to meet your goals

 

Manage personnel expenses

  • Analyze recruiting and training expenses to better understand their impact on profitability
  • Plan headcount in detail and use it as a driver for costs and revenue
  • Manage and report on billable hours, paid hours, employee utilization, income per employee
  • Allocate personnel and related expenses across projects, departments, or service offerings

 

Maximize accounts receivable

  • Control accounts receivables by tracking payment schedules and cash flow impact
  • Avoid surprises in slow economic periods by forecasting different accounts receivable schedules
  • Create integrated P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements, and see the effects of sales on accounts receivable, deferred revenue, and cash flow

Planning Maestro makes intelligent financial planning and analytics available to organizations across business services sectors. Whether you are looking for
a solution to help drive efficiencies, reduce costs, or boost performance, Planning Maestro will work for your organization.

YOU’LL GET Accurate insight into your organization More granular control of project and program budgets Faster, more confident decisions

Unlimited Dimensions for Budgets and Reports
Create detailed plans with various revenue streams based on key drivers
Granular Personnel Budgeting & Allocations
Plan labor needs, incorporating overtime, premium, and shift differentials for accurate costing and headcount forecast
Scenario Planning
What-if scenarios allow you to change assumptions and immediately see the impact on your revenue, expenses, and cash flow
Cash Flow Projections & Forecasts
Manage cash flow reporting, analysis and allocation in real-time at the corporate and subsidiary levels
Dashboards & Reports
Instantly create the reports your stakeholders want, your bank demands, and your company needs
Rolling Forecasts
Regulate seasonality and unknowns through continuous forecasting
Still trying to budget and forecast using spreadsheets?

Let us show you a better way with Planning Maestro.

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