Oracle Planning & Budgeting Cloud Service – PBCS

Oracle Planning & Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) is Oracle’s cloud solution for planning, budgeting and forecasting.The flexibility of the tool helps to integrate financial and operational planning processes and improve business forecasting.

The benefits of a planning solution

With the right planning software, you can make great strides in the planning process’s effectiveness and business integration within your organization. With the implementation of a new planning solution, you achieve the following benefits:

  1. Integration of departmental plans in one environment
  2. Planning for all desired scenarios, including budget, rolling forecast, forecast, budget, multi-year plan, what-if
  3. Driver based planning and budgeting
  4. Direct variance reporting and analysis
  5. Shortening of planning cycles
  6. Efficiency improvement of the planning process

The advantages of Oracle PBCS

Oracle PBCS helps your organization to control the complete planning process more easily. The cloud solution has a workflow functionality, which can ensure that the accountability of data entry, calculation and reporting is clearly assigned to the budget holders. Users are supported via unambiguous input and control forms and business rules, and can easily take realization figures or other scenarios as the starting point for their planning process. Because the input is automatically aggregated, the finance organization continuously has an integral view of the planning process.

Other advantages of Oracle PBCS are:

  • Full integration with various ERP systems
  • Minimal support from IT
  • No large investments in hardware
  • Flexible scaling when needed
  • Automatic upgrades to the latest version

Finext and Oracle

How does Finext help you around planning, budgeting and forecasting with Oracle PBCS? Finext is the largest independent consultancy firm in the Netherlands that guides, advises, and supports Oracle’s planning solutions. Our dedicated specialists will help you with:

  • Software selection
  • Software licenses
  • Advice, implementation & roll-out
  • Aftercare & management

In the past two years, Finext has been elected Hyperion partner of the year and has a Gold Partner status from Oracle. This gives us direct access to the latest technical developments and best-practices regarding Oracle’s planning software.

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As independent specialists, we believe that the right planning solution depends on your situation. What is the context, what goals do you want to achieve, and what does the business need? We are happy to advise you on this, also during selection processes.

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