Effective financial planning and forecasting

IDL.FORECAST covers all your requirements for fast, effective financial planning and forecasting. During the planning process, the system continually checks the planning logic throughout the process and keeps you informed about open tasks. A planning monitor provides a clear status overview while the integrated workflow management tool automates steps wherever applicable.

  • Plan and forecast your financial development
  • Conduct your financial planning based on an integrated business model with P&L, balance sheets and cash flow statements.
  • Enter budget and forecast values in forms to run various planning scenarios.

Combine other modules from IDL CPM Suite for even more functionality

  • Enable Excel-based data entry with IDL.XLSLINK.
  • Integrate operational planning solutions that you build in the BI front end IDL.COCKPIT.
  • Support budget consolidations as part of the planning process in combination with the consolidation software IDL.KONSIS.

IDL.FORECAST supports financial planning process across the different companies in your group with capabilities for running different scenarios. Use or customize the predefined business rules to efficiently set up a financial budget that covers profit and loss, the balance sheet, cash flow and flows of liquidity. A monitor provides an overview of the current planning status.

  • Financial planning
  • Easy to customize and extend
  • Integrated workflow support
  • Library of financial rules

Planning monitor

Planning scenario

Definition of sales volume


The Excel add-in IDL.XLSLINK adds capabilities for data entry and evaluation capabilities to the IDL consolidation and planning components. In combination with the consolidation software, it also provides interfaces to various ERP systems including SAP.

  • Excel add-in
  • Easy handling
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Modular access

Excel add-in

Formula wizard

Formula accounts


IDL.COCKPIT is a specialized front-end tool that adapts to your needs with support for building operational planning solutions within business departments and specific analysis requirements. With the iOS app IDL.COCKPIT.MOBILE, you can access the data and analyses you need as well as create new planning scenarios on the go.

  • Operational planning
  • Easy access to relevant KPIs
  • Self-service access to detailed analyses
  • Support for mobile data collection

ABC analysis

Waterfall chart

Sharing additional functions


IDL.KONSIS supports the process of creating group financial statements based on different accounting standards. The software meticulously follows the typical consolidation workflow, offers automated functions for consolidating actual and plan data, and supports simulations and consolidations on plan data. Set the level of automation individually and use the built-in monitors to keep track of your data, open tasks and progress. Detailed posting lists help ensure audit compliance by providing the transparency that today’s auditors demand.

  • Financial and management consolidation
  • Audit security
  • Integrated accounting standards
  • High level of automation

Company financial statement monitor

Group companies monitor

Standard report

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