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Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

Improve financial performance and control costs – with our software for financial planning and analysis

Accelerate planning cycles and make decisions based on real-time financial insights – using FP&A software from SAP. Our solutions support strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, enterprise performance management (EPM), and more. They can help you increase profitability, track and control costs, and tightly align operations with business strategy. Use the latest technologies to adapt to changing market conditions – and seize new opportunities for growth.

When finance is live,

businesses perform better

Discover SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, add-on for SAP S/4HANA. This single platform lets you see across your whole organization – so you can analyze fast-breaking trends, execute live planning, and make confident decisions when it matters most.


FP&A in the digital economy 

The digital economy moves fast, and finance leaders are under pressure to plan in the moment. So CFO Research surveyed financial executives to find out how well their FP&A systems and processes support rapid decision making. Here are the results.  

Take planning to the next level

Still using standalone spreadsheets to plan, budget, forecast, and consolidate financials? Integrate all of these processes in a single application. You’ll be able to close the books faster, facilitate compliance, and generate more accurate reports.  

Real-time planning and budgeting

See how easy it can be to plan and budget using SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, add-on for SAP S/4HANA. In this short demo, you’ll see how the single, intuitive platform provides access to real-time data and visualization tools. 

When to move to SAP S/4HANA

Is this the right time to move to SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, add-on for SAP S/4HANA? How would the solution impact your organization now? Read this no-nonsense TruQua white paper (complete with case studies) to find out. 


SAP S/4HANA Finance

Reimagine FP&A for the digital age with SAP S/4HANA Finance. The software creates a common view of all financial and operational data, simplifies financial reporting, and lets you instantly evaluate the financial implications of business decisions.

Solution Capabilities

Included capabilities

Strategy Development and Translation

Enterprise-wide alignment of corporate and operational goals

SAP software for development and translation of strategy helps cascade strategy throughout the company. It captures cross-functional performance measures and highlights the interrelationships of tasks. Instead of tracking spreadsheets on role-based performance, you can integrate planning and budgeting. You can cascade scorecards, metrics, and targets to clarify priorities, drive accountability, and collaborate better. You can establish and communicate objectives aligned with key goals.

Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting

Streamlined planning, budgeting, and forecasting

SAP software helps you automate manual processes, model what-if scenarios, and make better decisions. You can quickly identify and capitalize on opportunities, reduce risk and improve accuracy, and spend more time on analysis. The software helps unify planning efforts, boost forecasting accuracy, and streamline processes. Planning cycles are shortened with automated aggregations, built-in logic, and expanded collaboration. You gain increased productivity and lower cost of ownership.

Profitability and Cost Management

Management of organizational costs to optimize profitability

SAP software facilitates deep understanding of cost drivers and causes of underperformance. Complete, accurate information helps you increase profits and operational efficiency. Real-time access to massive amounts of data helps improve results while minimizing disruption to core processing. Intuitive modeling features enable analysis of complex what-if scenarios across multiple periods and versions. Companies can reach or exceed performance goals and deliver top service at lower cost.

Monitoring and Reporting

Analysis to support financial and operational decision making

Analytics in SAP software provide real-time access to financial data, eliminating information latencies that can dull competitive edge. Users have immediate insight into current status and flexibility for the ad hoc reporting and analysis that supports optimal decision making. They can quickly analyze vast amounts of data and use results to reforecast and examine what-if scenarios. With a clear assessment of actual performance against goals, companies can drive efficiency and growth.


Quickly adopt and maintain SAP solutions

Get the support you need to efficiently implement and operate your SAP solutions – and take advantage of new technologies. We offer a range of support services, from foundation level to strategic engagement and co-innovation.

View product documentation

Get a wealth of information – about everything from installation and upgrades to security, integration, and product availability.


SAP Digital Business Services

The digital economy is having a profound impact on SAP customers and requires a new level of orchestration to evolve your business, unleash full business value, and ensure business continuity. SAP Digital Business Services brings business and IT together to help you reimagine your business using our digital business framework.

Based on over 40 years of experience working with the world’s most progressive organizations and a robust partner ecosystem, SAP Digital Business Services can guide you on the path to innovation and digital transformation, while securing critical business processes.


Quickly adopt tools for FP&A, accounting, financial close, treasury and risk, financial operations, and GRC

Transform finance with cutting-edge technologies such as Big Data, in-memory, cloud, and mobile

Develop a road map to maximum business value and rapid ROI – and make your projections
a reality

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