Creating Cash Clarity Across the Entire Enterprise
As a treasurer, guiding your organization with trustworthy insights into the future is paramount. What will your cash position look like next month, next quarter, and next year?
Disparate systems, siloed data sources and inefficient manual processes create complexity. Treasury teams must apply exhaustive manual effort to collate all the necessary data for accurate forecasting yet remain undermined by data latencies, error-prone data handoffs and inconsistencies in data terminology. Without a standardized process for gathering, interpreting, and presenting cash data, forecast accuracy is compromised and validation becomes challenging. And without sensitivity to the unique needs of your industry and organizational structure, technology investments may merely replicate, rather than resolve, persistent forecasting challenges.
Creating an End-To-End Solution for One Rapid and Standardized Forecasting Process
Actualize Consulting replaces complexity with clarity. Working intensely with the specific requirements of your business and its systems, our professionals create a customized cash forecast solution that includes:
Analyzing Your Current Posture
Instead of applying a boilerplate process, we start with your reality, taking a deep dive into your company dynamics, data sources, procedures, and distribution pathways. Our analyses incorporate all sources and obligations worldwide and uncover the potential challenges to timely reporting and validation: all the relevant inputs, institutional behaviors, and system-to-system interfaces that affect forecasting.
Designing a Comprehensive Solution That Makes Technology Meaningful
With an accurate understanding of your unique requirements, we design a centralized and standardized cash forecasting solution that incorporates:
› Automation to replace manual spreadsheets, eliminate version control issues, overcome data siloes, and vastly reduce manual effort.
› Establishing processes and protocols to ensure consistency throughout the enterprise, regardless of regional locations or internal functions.
› Building the appropriate interfaces among systems to ensure complete data collection and subsequent report distribution.
› Leveraging AI and other technologies to enhance the process.
Creating an Implementation Pathway
We reinforce our recommendations with a practical implementation plan that respects your budgets and resources, helps you select the most appropriate technologies, and creates a realistic timetable for success.
The Actualize Advantage
Actualize Cash Forecast Optimization helps your organization:
Improve Forecast Accuracy
› Close date gaps
› Reduce or eliminate opportunities for error
› Elevate variance analyses
› Identify idle cash to optimize utilization and reduce borrowing costs
› Manage “what-if” analyses
› Leverage technology to minimize manual efforts
› Standardize processes enterprise-wide
› Improve cadence of reporting
› Connect relevant and authorized systems and sources
› Liberate treasury resources to focus on strategic initiatives
The Actualize Process at a Glance
We lead you from an accurate assessment of your current status toward a practical solution for greater cash forecasting effectiveness.