Budgeting & Forecasting Model
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Budgeting & Forecasting Model

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New Version Updates:

• Model is now suitable for either a Trade or Service Company

• Updated CAPEX and Depreciation calculations

• Updated Performance Dashboard

• Addition of Yr 1 and Forecast Direct Cash Flow Reports

• Addition of Breakeven Analysis

• Addition of Profitability Analysis

• Addition of KPI's and Financial Ratios

General Overview

In the present competitive world where there is competition prevailing everywhere, budgeting plays an important role as it helps in controlling the cost of the organization, maximize the profits and provide awareness to the organization about its future working and requirements.

This model is a flexible tool assisting users in creating a budget from scratch and forecast the company's results up to a 10-Year period.

The template is built using Financial Modeling Best practices and is fully customizable.

Template Structure


• Assumptions for 10 products or services (more can be added) including Number of Units or Services sold, Sale and Cost Price per Unit or Service

• Payroll: Calculation of salaries, taxes and bonus scheme for up to 10 employees (more can be added)

• Revenue & Cost of sales projections

• Capital Expenditures: Fixed and Intangible Assets inputs with calculation of depreciation and amortization

• Operating Expenses: Variable and Fixed Expenses inputs per cost center

• Customers and Suppliers payment term assumptions (used for Direct Cash Flow reports)

• Assumptions for 10 products or services (more can be added) including Number of Units or Services sold, Sale and Cost Price per Unit or Service

• Financing assumptions for Long-Term and Short-Term Loans

• Forecast Scenarios

Template Outputs

Budget Output Reports:

• Profitability Analysis showing the projected profit/loss for each product or service

• Direct Cash Flow Report

• Dynamic 3 Statement Model built from the inputs of "Actual" and "Budget" Tabs with the selection box being the main driver. The template assumes that the selected and all preceding months have actual figures (which should be updated in the Actual Tab) and the rest are budget figures

• Monthly Budget Report (calculated automatically using figures from the "Budget Inputs" sheets).

• Monthly Actual Report (user needs to manually input the figures for any month with actual data. As a general rule, at the end of each operating month, the user needs to update this tab)

• Variance Analysis presenting a comparison for Actual vs Budget figures at a Year-to-Date and a Monthly level.

Forecast Outputs Reports (dynamic functionality for up to 10 Years results):

• Annual Financial Statements (3 Statement model)

• Direct Cash Flow Report

• Breakeven Analysis

• Summary of various KPIs and Financial Ratios (Revenue & Cost Metrics, ROE, ROIC, Profit Margins, etc.)

• Business Performance Dashboard

Detailed instructions on the use of the model are included in the Excel file.

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No matter if you have no experience or you are well versed in finance, accounting, and the use of Microsoft Excel, our professional financial models are the right tools to boost your business operations!

If you however experience any difficulty while using this template and you are not able to find the appropriate guidance in the provided instructions, please feel free to contact us for assistance.

If you need a template customized for your business requirements, please e-mail us and provide a brief explanation of your specific needs.

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