Subscription Billings Forecast for SaaS Companies using Dynamics 365 Business Central

    This article describes the Subscription Billings Forecast Template that is included with Solver's SaaS model for users of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP and Binary Stream's Subscription Billing Suite (SBS). It is part of a library of more than 150 ready-to-use reports, budget models and dashboard templates that Solver provides to SaaS companies as part of its cloud Corporate Performance Management (CPM) platform.

    Unlocking Success with Modern Subscription Billings Forecast Models in SaaS Companies

    In the dynamic landscape of Software as a Service (SaaS) companies, effective financial management is paramount. CFOs and executives face the challenge of making informed decisions amidst a myriad of variables such as price changes, diverse subscription contracts, renewal rates, and churn estimates. The reliance on manual Excel spreadsheets often hampers the accuracy and agility needed for timely decision-making. Enter Subscription Billings Forecast Models, a crucial component of a Corporate Performance Management (CPM) platform like Solver.

    Challenges Faced by SaaS Companies Without Subscription Billings Forecast Models

    • Lack of Easy-to-Use Models: SaaS companies often struggle with the absence of user-friendly Subscription Billings Forecast Models, making it difficult to obtain on-demand insights.
    • Spreadsheet Overload: Managing forecasted subscription revenues becomes cumbersome when buried under a multitude of manual Excel spreadsheets. This manual approach often leads to errors and delays.
    • Complexity in Forecasting: Variables like price increases, various subscription contract types, renewal rates, and churn estimates introduce complexity to the forecasting process.

    Benefits of Modern Subscription Billings Forecast Models

    • Data-Driven Precision: Subscription Billings Forecast Models, integrated into a CPM solution, provide a data-driven approach. User inputs for price increases, new sales, add-on sales, and downgrades empower FP&A managers, sales, and renewal managers.
    • Automated Renewals and Churn Calculation: With automated calculations based on data-driven formulas, renewal rates and churn estimates become seamlessly integrated, reducing the manual effort and improving accuracy.
    • Efficiency and Speed: Say goodbye to the inefficiencies of manual spreadsheets. Modern Subscription Billings Forecast Models streamline reporting, analysis, and budgeting processes, accelerating decision-making.

    About the Subscription Billings Forecast Model

    The purpose of this planning model is to forecast the expected Subscription billings for the rest of the year. Each row represents different billing types including: Renewals, New Sales, Add-on Sales, Downgrades, and Churn. The left side of the template automatically displays monthly actual figures up to the current period and the columns in yellow provides the input cells for the forecast. In the to left corner you can also enter any expected price increase. Various related metrics display at the bottom of the template in order to aid the user with additional information to help make the forecast as accurate as possible.

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    Subscription Billings Forecast Template for SaaS Companies using Dynamics 365 Business Central

    Subscription Billings Forecast Template for Dynamics 365 Business Central - Pre-built SaaS Template from Solver

    Why Choose Solver CPM Solution

    Consider Solver as the game-changer in this scenario. The ready-to-use Subscription Billings Forecast Template, along with 150+ pre-built reports, dashboards, and budget templates, exemplifies the power and flexibility of Solver's CPM solution. By addressing the pains of manual processes and providing a comprehensive, cloud-based solution, Solver ensures that SaaS companies can navigate the complexities of subscription revenue forecasting with confidence. In conclusion, implementing a Subscription Billings Forecast Model as part of a modern CPM solution is not just about adopting a tool; it's a strategic move towards enhancing financial management in SaaS companies. Solver stands as a beacon of efficiency, accuracy, and agility, enabling CFOs and executives to steer their organizations toward success in the competitive realm of SaaS.
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    Solver is a global leader in Corporate Performance Management (CPM) and comes with out-of-the-box integrations to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and the Subscription Billing Suite from Binary Stream. Solver includes more than 150 reports, dashboards and budget templates for SaaS companies that provide in-depth analysis of subscription revenues, financials, human capital/payroll and CRM pipeline.