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Save Time
Save Time

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Involve More

24x7 Access
24x7 Access

Easy to use
Easy to use

Secure
Secure

Low Cost, Risk
Low Cost, Risk

Flexible
Flexible

Cloud Based
Cloud Based

Workflow
Workflow

ACCOUNTANTS IN BUSINESS

Budgeting and Planning for Accountants in Business

You are responsible for a company's budget and financial planning process. We understand the challenges you face:

  • Not enough time
  • Too many spreadsheets
  • Unavoidable errors
  • Lack of flexibility
  • Unreliable reports, forecasts and plans
  • Complicated or outdated software solutions
  • Need something simple to involve more people in the business

Being able to plan, forecast and budget accurately so that you can keep the board and management teams better informed to enable them to make improved business decisions is of vital importance. This can be a difficult and time consuming without the correct tools.

How to improve the budgeting process as an accountant in business:

Thanks to the FD Cloud technology, company accountants can now choose affordable budgeting, planning, forecasting and reporting tools that improve efficiency and save money.

Financial Driver is such a tool:

We offer:

  • A hosted solution – all you need is a standard web-browser from any internet-enabled device (Mobile, tablet or Laptop /PC)
  • Easy to read dashboards and reports
  • Simple-to-learn menus that can be used by non-finance people and non-techies
  • No frills – just the basics needed for a streamlined process
  • Ability to collect detailed data by different account lines and measures
  • Ability to build solution using your structures to match your data collection and reporting requirements.
  • Fast start pre-built options available
  • Flexibility to move and grow with your business model
What you and the company get:

  • More time
  • More money
  • Improved efficiency
  • A flexible simple solution
  • More people involved in the process
  • 24/7 accessibility
  • Security

ACCOUNTANTS IN PRACTICE

Budgeting and Planning for Accountants in Practice

You are responsible for your clients' budgeting and financial planning processes.

Want a tool that gets them involved in the process and allowing you to guide rather than doing the work? If so, we understand the challenges you face:

  • Not enough time
  • Too many spreadsheets
  • Unavoidable errors
  • Lack of flexibility
  • Unreliable reports, forecasts and plans
  • Complicated or outdated software solutions
  • Clients unable to get involved in current processes

Being able to plan, forecast and budget accurately to enable your clients to make better and timely business decisions, is a real nightmare without the right tools. You don't have time to get your head around complicated new software, which often offers expensive frills that won't solve your problems. You need something simple to use and share with your client base but still add value to your service offerings.

How to improve the budgeting and forecasting processes as an accountant in practice:

Thanks to Cloud technology, accountants in practice can now choose affordable budgeting, planning, forecasting and reporting tools that improve efficiency and save money for clients but expand service offerings.
Financial Driver is such a tool:

We offer:

  • A hosted solution– all you need is a standard web-browser from any internet-enabled device (Mobile, tablet or Laptop /PC)
  • Easy to read dashboards and reports
  • Simple-to-learn menus that can be used by non-finance people and non-techies
  • No frills – just the basics needed for a streamlined process
  • Enable you to build your models in one place and update for all clients
  • Flexibility to adapt to your client's business models
  • Provide a tool client's can use but you can access and help provide advice.
  • Flexibility to move with your business model
What you and your clients get:

  • More time
  • More money
  • Improved efficiency
  • More people involved in the process
  • 24/7 accessibility
  • Security

SALES TEAM FORECASTING

Budgeting and Planning for Sales Teams

You are responsible for regular (weekly, Monthly or quarterly) forecast reporting based on input and updates from your teams. We understand the challenges of the need for accuracy, timely reporting and submission.

Some of the problems you may be facing, include:

  • Not enough time
  • Too many spreadsheets
  • Unavoidable errors
  • Lack of flexibility
  • Unreliable reports, forecasts and plans
  • Complicated or outdated software solutions
  • Need something simple to involve more people in different departments without increasing the risk for errors
Being able to report accurately and on time is crucial. This can be difficult without the correct application software to help.

FD Sales Planner allows sales managers and their teams to improve reporting efficiency and save money.
FD Sales Planner is such a tool:

We offer:

  • A hosted solution– all you need is a standard web-browser from any internet-enabled device (Mobile, tablet or Laptop /PC)
  • Easy to read dashboards and reports
  • Simple-to-learn menus that can be used by non-finance people and non-techies
  • No frills – just the basics needed for a streamlined process
  • Ability to collect detailed data by different account lines and measures
  • Fast start pre-built options available
  • Flexibility to move and grow with your finance model

The benefit to you and your team:

  • More time
  • More accurate reporting
  • Improved efficiency
  • A flexible simple solution
  • More people involved in the process
  • 24/7 accessibility
  • Security

NOT FOR PROFIT

Charity or Not-for-profit Budgeting

You are responsible for a not-for-profit or charity organization's budget or planning process. We recognise you face different challenges from financial managers or accountants in the corporate world:

  • Fluctuating and unpredictable income
  • Limited and restricted funds
  • A greater need for accountability
  • More non-finance people involved in the budgeting process
  • Workers in different parts of the country or world

Being able to plan, forecast and budget accurately and with ease is crucial for charities, but it can be a real nightmare without the right tools – and many charities can't afford or need all the frills of more specialised technologies used in the commercial world. So what choice do you have?

You, end up using spreadsheets to plan and manage funds because you perceive this as a 'low-cost" solution – but the reality is, it often costs more in time, effort and resources.

How to improve the charity budgeting process:

Thanks to Cloud technology, charities or not-for-profits can now choose affordable budgeting and accounting tools that improve efficiency and save money.
Financial Driver is such a tool:

We offer:

  • A hosted solution– all you need is a standard web-browser from any internet-enabled device (Mobile, tablet or Laptop /PC)
  • Easy to read dashboards and reports
  • No software to buy or hardware requirements – all you need is a standard web-browser from any internet-enabled device
  • Simple-to-learn menus that can be used by non-finance people and non-techies
  • No frills – just the basics needed for a streamlined process
  • Project-based budgeting – assign projects to project managers who can enter costs and benefits
  • Funding-based budgeting – plan subscriptions by donor and/or project
  • Flexibility to move with your business model
What you and the charity gets:
  • More time
  • More money
  • Improved efficiency
  • More people involved in the process
  • 24/7 accessibility
  • Security

PUBLIC SECTOR

Budgeting and Planning for Accountants in Local Government

You are responsible for a local government's budget and financial planning process. We understand the challenges of the public sector where there is increasing pressure to improve services and be more transparent, shrinking budgets and ever-increasing regulatory requirements.

Some of the problems you may have, include:

  • Not enough time
  • Too many spreadsheets
  • Unavoidable errors
  • Lack of flexibility
  • Unreliable reports, forecasts and plans
  • Complicated or outdated software solutions
  • Need something simple to involve more people in different departments without increasing the risk for errors

Being able to plan, forecast and budget accurately so that you can keep the leaders of the local government or other public sector body happy and better informed to enable them to make better decisions, is crucial. This can be a real nightmare without the right tools. You don't have time to get your head around complicated new software, which often offers expensive frills that won't solve your problems or only offers non-flexible standard models.

How to improve the budgeting process as an accountant in the public sector:

Thanks to Cloud technology, local government accountants can now choose affordable budgeting, planning, forecasting and reporting tools that improve efficiency and save money.
Financial Driver is such a tool:

We offer:

  • A hosted solution – all you need is a standard web-browser from any internet-enabled device (Mobile, tablet or Laptop /PC)
  • Easy to read dashboards and reports
  • Simple-to-learn menus that can be used by non-finance people and non-techies
  • No frills – just the basics needed for a streamlined process
  • Ability to collect detailed data by different account lines and measures
  • Ability to build solution using your structures to match your data collection and reporting requirements.
  • Fast start pre-built options available
  • Flexibility to move and grow with your finance model
What you and the local government organisation get:

  • More time
  • More money
  • Improved efficiency
  • A flexible simple solution
  • More people involved in the process
  • 24/7 accessibility
  • Security

FINANCIAL DRIVER IN ACTION

One of the fastest growing airlines in North America

The Challenge: Our client had expanded rapidly since 2013 and was looking for a solution to help them plan their route profitability.

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One of the fastest growing global Retail Organisations

The Challenge: This client was in growth phase with expanding business structures and looking for a simple, easy to maintain and secure solution to help them with their annual planning, and monthly forecasting processes.

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Progressive Local Council in Australia

The Challenge: The council needed a low-cost and simple solution, which could be used across all departments by staff, including non-accountants, without fear of making errors.

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Ten year capital works programme for local council

The Challenge: One of the key statutory requirements for local government, is to have a 10-year capital works programme.

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Personnel Planning for Telecom Business

The Challenge: The annual budget and quarterly forecasting processes using spreadsheets were cumbersome and subject to errors. Due to the high number of users involved in the process the administration to personalise for each cost centre was problematic.

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International Training School needs multi-dimensional reporting solution

The Challenge: Expanding business currently being restructured needed a solution that would meet current structures but ability to adapt to future growth. Also to consolidate its information into a single reporting solution and mirror the need to look at data both by cost centre and region. Not able to do via transaction system.

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Complex Budgeting Models – too confusing for team to update

The Challenge: Bring preparation of long-term financial plans in-house due to staff struggling with the complex inter-related spreadsheets and formulas set up by external consultants. Needed a simpler intuitive solution.

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