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Planning & Forecasting

The effectiveness of a company’s financial planning process sets its course to achieving its strategic objectives. Our EPM solutions are designed to create a repeatable process for analyzing data, assessing information and aligning goals. This is critical to developing both operational and capital expense strategies. Your data sourcing process should support and facilitate this function in a reliable, accurate way. Our business consultants create customizes EPM software solutions that eliminate the element of human error from sourcing financial data and automate the planning and forecasting function.

Holland Parker understands your budgeting, planning, and reporting challenges. Ask us how our IT solutions team can customize the following planning and forecasting solutions for your company.

  • Sales and Cash Forecasting
  • Revenue Planning
  • ”People” Planning
  • Capital Expenditure Planning
  • Rolling Forecasts
  • Risk Analysis
  • Opportunity Analysis
  • Financial Planning
  • Connecting Strategic Plans to Operating Plans
  • Target versus Bottom-Up Budgeting

Financial Reporting

Accurate financial reporting is based on reliable systems and a process that can be replicated in a short timeframe. Well-designed EPM software sets parameters for data ownership and integration of financial systems, and then fully automates the process. We can develop custom configurations that can be designed to meet the specific needs of various individuals within your organization, not just for reporting but also for internal analysis and planning. And consolidation solutions can be implemented to allow for both internal and external reporting including tax reporting and government regulatory reporting.

Holland Parker’s IT Solutions team offers full customization of EPM software to meet your financial reporting needs:

  • Sales and Cash Forecasting
  • Revenue Planning
  • ”People” Planning
  • Capital Expenditure Planning
  • Rolling Forecasts
  • Risk Analysis
  • Opportunity Analysis
  • Financial Planning
  • Connecting Strategic Plans to Operating Plans
  • Target versus Bottom-Up Budgeting

Close & Consolidations

A customized EPM consolidation solution should be designed to get everyone in finance aligned with a consistent, cohesive, trusted view of financial statement data, providing the right detail to each group. Our consultants have CPA’s, MBA’s and considerable experience in audit, finance or accounting, allowing us to guide you through the process of tailoring your EPM application to deliver the information and reports you need.

Holland Parker’s IT solutions experts offer full customization of EPM software to meet your close and consolidation needs:

  • Automated Data Collection
  • Standardized Management Reports
  • Phased Financial Close Calendars
  • Intercompany Visibility and Automation
  • Chart of Accounts Redesign
  • Enhanced Cash Flow Analysis
  • Tax Reporting
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Systems Integration

In order to enable communication and collaboration between existing business processes, the right architecture, optimization and integration of legacy systems are required. This will allow you to extract, cleanse and transform your data.  Our approach to any engagement is to assess and evaluate existing systems first to determine their viability and develop an optimal configuration. Technical infrastructure and optimization drive the performance, security and stability of your Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) applications. Talk to our IT solutions team and find out why it is critical to preserve data quality and ensure its integrity when integrating systems.

  • Source System Direct Connection and Pull Integration
  • Drill-back to Source and Transactional Systems
  • Downstream System Integration
  • Data Loader Process Flow and Experience
  • Triangulation Accelerator
  • Master Data Governance
  • Infrastructure Tuning and Optimization
  • Environment Architecture Strategy and Planning
  • Disaster Recovery Solutions
  • Hosting and Cloud Strategy
  • Virtualization versus Physical Analysis and Strategy
  • Data architecture, quality, maintenance and security
  • Metadata quality, maintenance and governance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Migrating data between products
  • Data policies
  • Utilization of products such as Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle Warehouse Builder, and Informatica