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Accordion’s Accelerated P&L Planning (APP) Anaplan Accelerator is a fully built P&L planning solution based on best practices: driver-based forecasts, historical trending, insightful analytics, and comparative reporting.

Plan Revenue By Product and Service Line

  • Driver-based revenue planning model
  • Ability to plan by Product, Product Line, Service, and Service Line
  • Trend units based on historical data (trailing x months + adjustment %)
  • Ability to load price and cost by product
  • Adjust and topside sales at the business unit or corporate level

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Manage Workforce Expenses by Person & Position

  • Plan employee costs by person, position, or both
  • Make use of key assumptions such as benefits, tax, and merit rates to build out an accurate personnel forecast
  • Integrate HR roster and payroll data for a quick yearly projection
  • Plan for departmental moves, attrition, and new hires

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Streamline Expense Planning Using Drivers and Assumptions

  • Promote accountability by deriving expenses based on configurable drivers
  • Reduce manual planning input and use historical data trends to populate forecasts
  • Overlay, adjust, or input directly to GL accounts to supplement a driver-based plan

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Analyze and Make Decisions With Dynamic Reporting

  • View the P&L at a high level and drill down for more detail
  • Understand year-over-year performance and variances
  • Analyze key business metrics and KPIs
  • Create easily accessible departmental P&Ls for standard consumption
  • Monitor real-time, high level work flow to understand where departments are at in the their planning process

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Accordion's Anaplan Solution Accelerators

In addition to the “P&L Planning (APP)” accelerator featured above, Accordion offers a variety of “Anaplan Accelerators” prebuilt to expedite your deployment process, improve ROI, and reduce implementation risk. Explore them:

Financial Consolidations & Analytics (FC&A)

A fully built financial consolidations solution based on best practices: aggregation, intercompany eliminations, cash flow reporting, non-standard ownership, journal entries, insightful analytics, and flexible FX.

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Hospitality Management

An Anaplan solution tailored for the management and analysis of hospitality industry planning, including: key metric analysis, occupancy rate and price forecast, and P&L reporting.

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Enterprise Compensation Planning

A dynamic workforce planning and management solution for both top-down and bottom-up planning including: driver-based forecasting, what-if scenario planning, and employee compensation management.

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Gross-to-Net Chargeback Forecasting & Analytics

An automated chargeback modeling solution that streamlines the gross-to-net planning process, including: unit trending, calculating distributor fees, returns, and rebates, along with full chargeback and gross-to-net analytics.

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Real Estate Management & Forecasting

An Anaplan solution built for businesses in the real estate sector, including: a high level summary dashboard, detailed key metric analysis, property management, depreciation scheduling, and more.

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Capital Asset Management

An Anaplan solution for in-depth asset management for businesses in any sector, including: a high-level summary dashboard, full capital asset planning, detailed expense breakdowns, depreciation scheduling by asset, financing analysis, and more.

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Telecom Planning & Analytics

A fully built P&L planning solution tailored to the telecom industry, including: subscriber forecasting, ARPU analytics and what if analysis, driver-based telecom expense planning, workforce comp planning, and fully featured comparative reporting.

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Title (Publisher) Planning

A title planning solution custom built for the publishing industry, including: gross-to-net ISBN and title series forecasting, historical unit trending, royalty calculations, and full P&L reporting.

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SaaS Revenue Modeling

An Anaplan solution built for SaaS businesses to easily source CRM data and drive real-time forecasting, including: CRM Integration, opportunity management, renewal management, and ad conversion forecast pipeline summary.

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Meet (Some of) Accordion's Anaplan Experts

Justin D’Onofrio
Justin D’Onofrio
Managing Director, Planning Solutions Team Lead | Master Anaplanner

Justin is a Managing Director and the Planning Solutions Team Lead within Accordion’s CFO Technology Practice. He has more than 15 years of experience leading the deployment of forecasting and analytic solutions for companies ranging from PE-backed to Fortune 1000. Justin’s specific expertise is in the Performance Management space, primarily serving Finance team use cases – representative examples being: forecasting, budgeting, strategic planning, EBITDA and profitability management, workforce planning, gross margin optimization, and currency analysis.  Read more

Nick Mascia
Nick Mascia
Director | Master Anaplanner

Nick is a Director with close to a decade of FP&A planning and system implementation experience for companies across various industries and sectors. As a certified Master Anaplanner, he specializes in delivering end-to-end Anaplan implementations for planning and modelling needs that fall under the umbrella of the CFO's team.  Read more

Joe McLoughlin
Joe McLoughlin
Director | Master Anaplanner

Joe is a Director with more than four years of financial planning and forecasting implementation experience with Anaplan. His expertise includes leading Anaplan projects for a wide variety of clients ranging from publicly traded Fortune 500 organizations to private equity-backed companies.  Read more

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