Financial forecast is a backbone process, and any shortcomings within financial forecasting affect business. As our business grows, so does the complexity of the processes which cause automated solutions to be more and more efficient. Our goal was to grow transparency and speed in making and managing the P&L with a granularity which was never possible without an integrated, well-structured tool. Parallel to this we aim at significantly improving the way we collaborate across all involved departments. Launching a flexible platform such as Anaplan designed for planning and dynamic control has become even more topical nowadays.
Accelerating company’s digital business transformation has recently become pivotal due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the fact that part of the team started working remotely. One of the largest and most important initiatives within the plan became the project of automating an integrated financial forecasting (P&L). The business team set the following requirements for a future IT platform and the project overall:
Thanks to an integrated planning platform Anaplan, a tailored solution was developed and launched according to Carlsberg’s specifications: