Are you going to start your annual budgeting exercise soon?
Are you getting ready to
- Protect the template to minmise the disruption to your consolidation effort?
- Check the templates filled up by the business heads in detail, making sure that the template layout is not changed in any way?
- Put the budget number in one single workbook so that you could consolidate the numbers by summing across the worksheets?
- Set up links to analyse the key expenses by departments, country, by month?
- Create links to another workbook for the executive summay and charts for you reporting?
- Create multiple sets of report for different managers, e.g product manager, channel manager, etc?
- Work overtime and during the weekends to get the budget out before the deadline?
- Run a few revisions of the budget and repeat the process for each revision?
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