Fathom’s three-way forecasts use the indirect method, helping you with long-term planning (up to three years in the future). Fathom offers monthly, quarterly or annual forecasts (not daily or weekly).
Forecasting is included in all Fathom subscriptions. Fathom is a monthly pay as you go service with no contracts. Visit our pricing page for more information.
Yes. Fathom allows you to link any forecast to an existing budget that you have in Fathom. Simply upload your existing forecast as your Fathom budget, then use our link to budget function to get started.
There are three ways to get started.
- Start from scratch and build a completely custom forecast.
- Fathom's Quick Start Forecast reads as much of your source accounting data as possible and quickly applies a linear regression to each account line, or;
- You can link your forecast to an existing budget that you have imported into Fathom.
Click here to read more about each of the options mentioned above.
In Fathom, you have one main forecast. Using your main forecast along with associated assumptions and Microforecasts, you can change timing rules and value rules to create custom Scenarios. This allows you to visualise the best case and worst case outcomes for the business.
With Fathom Forecasting you can build forecasts at the individual company level, or at the consolidated group level. Each subsidiary forecast can be saved as a budget which can be aggregated to the consolidated level. You can then use this consolidated budget throughout Fathom's Analysis tools and Reports.
Yes. You can invite team members or stakeholders into Fathom with view only access. You can read more about our User Permissions here.
Forecasting is fully integrated into Fathom Reporting. You can read more about our new table types here. To perform variance analysis between your actuals and forecast, you can save your forecast as a budget.