Budgeting & Forecasting
Mercur Business Control supports all types of planning processes and handles traditional budgets and forecasts for any time period and rolling forecasts.
Planning with better control and higher quality
With Mercur Business Control your planning processes will become easier and faster, using the flexible input functionality that can be used for both traditional financial planning or for detailed plannng of sales, production, projects, HR etc.
Historic actuals, or other reference information according to your choice, presented in the input image provides valuable support for the users in assessing the future.
With a click users can drill down to details, transactions and scanned invoices providing even more information to back up the plan.
You will also find support for strategic planning and long range forecasts , all with optional planning horizon and level of detail..
Currency conversion and distributions
Mercur Business Control comes with currency conversion as standard functionality allowing you to automatcally convert and simulate different exchange rate scenarios or create reports adjusted for exchange rate differences.
Distribution of centrally planned items can be done automatically according to the rules defined, eg based on used internal services, area in square meters or similar.
Immediately after entry, whether from input by users or data imports all data is automatically consolidated so that it is immediately available for analysis on all levels.
Work Process Control
With the integrated work process control tool responsible managers at all levels have full control over the progress of work and can easily identify what stage in the process each employee has reached. Automatic messages can be sent, for example, when a budget or forecast is opened up for entry, when a deadline is approaching or when a user is reporting as finished.
Simulations of different scenarios
With the system's functionality for simulation you can quickly analyze the effects of changed circumstances and developments at various levels may have. For example, if the drivers for a department or a product change, the system can make an immediate recalculation and display the result.
Examples of functions
Automatic distributions of centrally planned items
Automatic aggregation at all levels
Work Process Control (Workflow)
Simulations and recalcutations
Modelling and complex calculations
Logical dependencies between different models
All the planning in one system
Budgeting, forecasting, rolling forecasts
Strategic planning and long range forecasts
Management by strategic targets
Integration with Microsoft Office
Automatic currency conversion
Support for handling different languages at all levels of the system
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