Top 10 Budgeting and Forecasting Consulting/Service Companies - 2019

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Top 10 Budgeting and Forecasting Consulting/Service Companies - 2019

Like every regular task, the business forecasting and budgeting processes come along every year, and CFOs and budget managers put in great effort to get through it. Collection of data is one of the most exhausting jobs that pile up the unnecessary burden on the organization, leaving a lesser amount of time for successful planning.

Several financial leaders have come up with different ideas after realizing that it is not that complicated to improve the efficiency of the updated solutions used for budgeting and forecasting. To address various business expectations and demands, budget managers have continuously been using ongoing innovations in applications and tools. These carry dynamic cloud solutions, integration with real-time analytics, predictive models, and much more. Besides, deep-dive analytics, ML, and other statistical means

are being employed to eliminate biases in forecasts or cases of extreme optimism.

The ability to use every possible thing is how forward-thinking CFOs can thrive. Moreover, estimating where they can add profit to the organization so that these technologies act as a link between the traditional approaches of performing tasks and one that is more sleek, collaborative, and, most importantly, precise, is what will make them achieve their budgeting goals faster.

In response to such needs and demands, the CFO Tech Outlook editorial team, guided by industry veterans and analysts, has reviewed many firms in the budgeting and forecasting landscape and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling the industry challenges.

We present to you CFO Tech Outlook’s Top 10 Budgeting and Forecasting Consulting/Service Providers - 2019.

    Top Budgeting and Forecasting Consulting/Service Companies

  • Helps clients to optimize the value of their data, giving them insights to better decision making with innovative technology solutions. Offering effective services to implement innovative budgeting and forecasting solutions based on a client’s unique needs, John Daniel eliminates the manual work processes, organizes a seamless workflow, and provides business insights for favorable outcomes. Having an analytics technology partner such as Vena Solutions, among others, the company plays a key role in turning clients’ available data into actionable insights

  • ACI Consulting

    ACI Consulting

    ACI is an established ERP and CRM Solutions provider and application developer. For over 17 years, the business has been serving SMB and mid-market clients across the U.S. and Canada. ACI is also recognized and awarded as a leading reseller for SAGE, one of the largest accounting software company. Some of the industries that ACI serves comprise manufacturing, healthcare hospitality, non-profits, wholesale distribution, and service companies. ERP and accounting, CRM solutions, warehouse management, sage business cloud are some of the solutions that the enterprise provides

  • Armanino


    Armanino is one of the top 25 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the United States. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, consulting, business management, and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. A few of Armanino’s area of expertise includes audit, tax, transaction advisory services, governance, risk and compliance, SOX readiness, enterprise risk management, contract assurance, valuation, Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP, CRM, SEC reporting, IPO readiness, and adaptive insights. The business extends its global services to more than 100 countries through its membership in Moore Global Network—one of the major accounting and consulting membership organizations

  • Corporate Renaissance Group

    Corporate Renaissance Group

    CRGroup has been helping leaders transform enterprise management and performance. The company’s team of business, finance, and technical experts are dedicated to helping their clients leverage leading technology systems and solutions that drive productivity and decision-making. From enterprise resource planning, corporate performance management, and business intelligence, to reporting, budgeting, customer relationship management, talent management, and cloud migration – CRGroup forms long-lasting relationships with their clients to help them work better, operate at the peak and grow. CRGroup is uniquely positioned to provide a one-stop-shop for businesses looking for tenured consulting services and expert technology deployment

  • CrossCountry Consulting

    CrossCountry Consulting

    CrossCountry Consulting is a trusted business advisory firm that provides customized finance, accounting, human capital management, risk, operations, and technology consulting services to leading organizations facing complex change. The company partners their clients to help them navigate pressing business challenges and achieve goals related to improving operations, minimizing risks, and enabling future growth. For CrossCountry, their people are their most valuable asset, and their differences are their greatest strength. The company embraces and values their individual experiences, capabilities, talents, and perspectives by fostering and promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion

  • Jeanne Badenhorst, CEO

    Jeanne Badenhorst, CEO

    Founded in 1996, ACC Software Solutions (formerly ACC Accounting Solutions) initially focused on accounting software, consultation, and training. Today, ACC Software Solutions brings a powerful combo of tools, training, and industry experience to solve complex problems for companies across the country. One of the premier sources of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solutions, the business roots out the problem, develops an innovative solution and executes it. ACC’s goal is to make companies more successful through strategic consulting services, innovative solutions that utilize modern technologies, a full line of flexible training options, and its best-in-class support team. Enterprise solutions, business consulting, software installation, professional development, ERP, reporting, BI, budgeting and forecasting, credit card processing, accounting, and FAS are a few solutions offered by ACC

  • MindStream Analytics

    MindStream Analytics

    MindStream Analytics is a leading consulting firm focused on helping clients improve business understanding and decision making. The company’s team is made up of business and technical experts that believe in the power of data. With years of experience in the analytics and Business Performance Management area, MindStream offers services ranging from software selection and implementation to best practices for financial planning. MindStream offers customers business intelligence and analytics tool selection, predictive modeling development, real-time streaming analytics, Profitability Costing models, EPM/CPM design and delivery optimization, and best practices for financial planning

  • ORBA


    ORBA is a certified public accounting and financial advisory firm where individuals and stakeholders of small to mid-sized organizations go to build meaningful, one-on-one relationships with an experienced, resourceful, proactive business partner. ORBA is committed to implementing and promoting sustainability in their daily operations and the way they approach and meet their clients’ needs. ORBA understands that they must meet the needs of their community without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs by protecting and preserving their community and natural resources. In 2015, MindStream was named by MSPmentor as one of the Top 501 Managed Services Providers

  • Rehmann


    Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services firm of CPAs and consultants, wealth advisors and corporate investigators. Rehmann deploys a progressive service model that provides client satisfaction and confidence. The company is dedicated to providing clients proactive ideas and solutions to help them prosper professionally and personally, and offer a cross-functional team approach that gives clients direct access to a professional in any available service. Rehmann offers their clients access to associates from all service lines that are committed to working collaboratively as an everyday business partner to cultivate more ideas, more service and more experience

  • SWK Technologies

    SWK Technologies

    SWK Technologies is a business application and consulting company providing strategies and solutions to meet its clients’ information and business management needs. SWK offers ERP, EDI, and WMS software products and solutions as well as customized software development and managed network services. SWK Technologies helps companies that are well-positioned for growth but are constrained by software, IT infrastructure, and workflow processes across departmental silos. As a Sage Extended Solutions Preferred Development Partner, SWK can serve its business partners and customers by offering open source programming and customization