Use Case

Planning and Budgeting in Oracle PBCS

Oracle Planning & Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) is Oracle's cloud solution for planning, budgeting and forecasting. The tool's flexibility helps 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 effectiveness and business integration of the planning process within your organization. With the implementation of a new planning solution, you achieve the following benefits:

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

The benefits of Oracle PBCS

Oracle PBCS helps your organization more easily direct the entire planning process. The cloud solution has a workflow functionality that can ensure, via task cards, that accountability for data entry, calculation and justification is clearly assigned to budget holders. Users are supported via unambiguous input and control forms and business rules and can easily use realization figures or other scenarios themselves as a 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 benefits of Oracle PBCS include:

  • full integration with various ERP systems
  • minimal support from IT
  • no major investment in hardware
  • flexibly scale up as 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 consulting firm in the Netherlands that guides, advises and supports the implementation of Oracle planning solutions. Our dedicated specialists will help you with:

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

Finext has been voted Hyperion Partner of the Year for the past two years and has Gold Partner status from Oracle. This gives us direct access to the latest technical developments and best-practices surrounding Oracle's planning software.

Want to know more about Oracle?

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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