Integrated business planning
Foreside provides integrated business planning (IBP) solutions and services that connect the planning functions of each department in your organization to align operations and strategy with your financial performance. We integrate data from relevant source systems into multidimensional models to provide real-time insights that combine financial and non-financial information and metrics. We reduce the complexity to end users by presenting the drivers that truly impact the business. New products, services, changes in demand, and more are all reflected in easy-to-use worksheets, reports and dashboards.
Responsive output tied to business drivers, full set of integrated financial statements, module design allows for division of labor to maintain and update model, allows for sensitivity analysis.
Cash flow forecasting
Foreside Group creates cash flow forecasts for the time horizons that are most important for your business. Additionally, accurately forecasting your cash disbursements and receipts, the model can accurately predicts your asset based lending position. As part of an integrated planning model, you will always know when the timings of cash inflows and outflows will change your liquidity position.
Our team of finance and systems experts works closely with client staff to ensure they get the maximum value from the solutions we implement. We provide curriculum-based training with documentation and in-solution help capability to get your team proficient and productive. We also fit gap any skills deficiencies so that your team is better positioned to move into roles of greater responsibility as you grow.
M&A modeling and planning
Spreadsheet-based M&A modeling is time-intensive and prone to significant material error. Foreside Group M&A planning solutions provide accurate insights into the structure, value and profit potential of target companies. We recreate target-supplied financial models in our multidimensional modeling platform to uncover errors, inconsistencies, and hidden opportunities. Our solutions enable transparency and collaboration among your team to make the best decisions possible. By incorporating “what if” scenarios, you can analyze and project the variables that have the greatest impact on target value and risk.
Quickly build integrated financial model of target, align dimension for consolidation into existing business, ease of creating "what-if" scenarios.
"What if" scenario analysis
Foreside Group works as a partner with companies in fast-moving industries. In order to proactively manage company, supplier and market dynamics, our ability to create multi-variable “what if” scenarios allows you to analyze changes across the enterprise to ensure you are equipped to plan for and act on future possibilities. Scenarios can be saved to versions with upstream and downstream impacts presented to other stakeholders in real-time.
Many of our clients have existing models, whether in spreadsheets, legacy systems, or Quantrix models. We provide diagnostic services to ensure your models are fully optimized to drive business performance. When issues are uncovered, we provide full documentation and a comprehensive plan to get your models and systems up to speed.
Optimized model improves performance, using best practices for model building leads to more elegant models, feedback to model build to improve future models