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“4CastPro excels in multi-level budgeting and consolidation. The six-digit cost centre coding enables users to create a sophisticated hierarchy of cost centres, from the group consolidated budget at the top down to individual departmental budgets.“ ICAEW Review

4Cast Pro Light

A New Generation of business Forecasting, Consolidation and Reporting software

The Light Version is a single user forecasting and reporting model designed for the Accountant or Small Company user.

Overview

  • 4CastPro is a great alternative to the now discontinued Sage Winforecast
  • 4CastPro is designed for the Accountant in business or practice needing consolidation, budgeting, monthly re-forecasting and a monthly management accounts pack.
  • 4Cast is for the business that has recognised the limitations of the spreadsheet for business planning and reporting.

Main Features

  • Easy Spreadsheet Tabbed Interface
  • Company Selector on login allows you to create and load new company databases
  • Easily Import Actuals from your Accounting System(s) via Sage odbc link or from an xls TB
  • Drill down from summary to account detail
  • Spread/Fill feature for easy population of your data eg by profile, equal spread, fill by month
  • A Flex facility allows for easy what-if analysis
  • Full Administration Menu to manage COA, Periods, Time Series data (eg Current Year,Last Year,Budget etc)
  • Full Graphs & Reporting
  • Adjustment Facility – Allows you to make group level adjustments to imported data
  • Department or Site Forecasting for multi-site businesses via an Account Group set-up under COA
  • Simple Consolidation of multiple companies with ability to set-up an adjustment company for company consolidation.
  • All companies are set-up in a single database

Reports

  • P&L Accounts in both Management Account & Statutory Account Format
  • 5Year Plan Financial Reports including 1st draft of Plan narrative
  • Cashflow & Fundsflow
  • Consecutive Reporting will print your complete Management Account Pack with Performance v Budget in Period, Year to date, Full Year format
  • Custom Reports via Excel Add-in

Forecasting Features

  • Custom Excel Forecasting (with writeback) that can cover detailed Sales,Margin and Emploment forecasting
  • Overhead Forecasting
  • Account METHODS eg % of Account,Recurring,Provision,Accrual,Loan etc
  • 5 Year Plan Tool
  • Balance sheet assumptions for automatic  Balance Sheet and Cashflow forecasting

Other:

All data is saved securely into a backend database. The  MS Access (ACE) database has been chosen for portability and is capable of storing the performance of the group/company over time in a standard group chart of account format. Since this is not a transaction based system a more scaleable solution is not required

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Read the ICAEW Review

“4CastPro excels in multi-level budgeting and consolidation. The six-digit cost centre coding enables users to create a sophisticated hierarchy of cost centres, from the group consolidated budget at the top down to individual departmental budgets.“
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News

Latest News: v 7.0.6.0(10/03/2017) of the product is now available for download and trial

Latest release has ability to setup financed fixed assets and a breakdown of fixed assets and other usability improvements. v7 introduced a Dashboard,improved P&L Layout manager and many other upgradesRead More

YouTube videos available (Click on Downloads) to give you an Overview of the Product and Import routines

Release of Web based product scheduled for late 2017

Service

Belleville Rodair International Ltd are a successful International Freight Forwarders based in Shad Thames, London. They operate from various subsidiaries around the world that all run on a bespoke SQL based freight forwarding system with a finance back end...


Manufacturing

The Midland Oil Group has grown to 7 companies in related business areas and a package was needed to consolidate monthly management accounts and provide easy budgeting and planning as the task was becoming tricky to perform using spreadsheets...


Retail

Michael Abakhan Ltd (MAL) are a successful retail group with a head office based in North Wales. They sell Fabrics, Knitting, Habberdashery, craft goods etc via their retail outlets. Some sites also have coffee shops. MAL have used the 4CastPro product now for 6 years and have been responsible for many of the products upgrades...