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GREEN FIELD BUSINESS ANALYTICS

Profitability and Cost Management

Profitability and Cost Management (PCMCS)

Manage and drive profitability with Oracle EPM Cloud Profitability and Cost Management. Efficiently model profitability by segment and complex costing of shared services

Improve Financial Decision Making

Maximize profit and/or minimize costs through quick assumption changes, and get actionable performance information to LOB leaders.

Empower Users with Flexibility

Spend less time on data sourcing, spreadsheets, and coding changes. Put the business users in control by reducing reliance on IT.

Create a Culture of Profitability

Put power in the hands of those that can affect change and gain buy-in from business users through transparency to shared cost allocations.

Key Features

Allocation Engine

Open

Source data and drivers from anywhere—not limiting calculations to data in ERP, and combining financial data with operational metrics and dimensions.

Enterprise Quality

Address complex requirements, such as multi-tiered and a recursive allocations.

Scalable

Suitable for granular, ledger-level allocations, with extensions to operational dimensions.

Controlled and Transparent

Eliminate the "black box" syndrome found in ERP and custom built solutions with step-by-step validation reports for post allocation data integrity.

Secure

Deploy a fully-secure, cloud-based application with role and data access rights.

Model Builder

Easy to Use

Take the mystery out of building and maintaining profitability models and put the business users back in control with point-and-click model administration.

Accessible to Business Users

Empower business and operational users around the enterprise to take ownership of allocations instead of relying on IT for all changes in assumptions.

Governance

Leverage business drivers, allocation methods, and metadata that are standardized for consistent usage across all models.

Multiple Uses

Take advantage of multiple enterprise-wide, as well as departmental uses, including IT service costing, shared service allocations, profitability by product/customer/channel, cost transparency, and operational transfer pricing.

Analysis

Dashboards and Reports

Allow users to visualize data in real time without the need to export data to business intelligence (BI) using configurable dashboards.

Prebuilt Analytics and KPIs

Access prebuilt analytics for difficult queries such as "profit curves" that reveal hidden drags on profitability.

Ad Hoc Analysis

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Variance Analysis and What-If Analysis

Quickly change assumptions, run multiple scenarios, and perform what-if analysis, such as: "What if we change the driver from headcount to revenue?"

Mobile Enabled

Get a tablet-friendly user experience for easy, on-the-go access.

EPM Cloud Data Integration

Application Integration

Connect to source EPM business processes and ERP applications such as Oracle Financials Cloud.

Easy Integration with Oracle and Other Source Systems

Leverage existing IT investments and quickly integrate data from multiple sources including spreadsheets and native databases.

Enterprise Awareness

Achieve integrated financial decisions driven by multiple sources of financial impacts.