Confidently plan ahead with cash flow forecasting

Fathom combines business planning with powerfully simple three-way cash flow forecasting.

Business Roadmap

Beautiful business planning

The business roadmap brings to life visual planning and cash flow forecasting, driven by comprehensive financial modelling.

Microforecasts

Clever modelling

Whether it’s hiring staff or purchasing an asset, microforecasts make it easy to see the financial impact of any new initiatives.

auditable

Trust your numbers

Every figure in your cash flow forecast can be audited. Quickly drill down to see exactly where your numbers came from.

Efficient

Lightning fast forecasts

Forget spending hours building cash flow forecasts that are soon out of date. Quickly get started using trends from your latest financials, or your existing budget.

Scenarios

Plan for every possibility

Hope for the best, plan for the worst and be prepared for anything in between.

All the magic you expect from Fathom

Rolling forecasts

Maintain live forecasts and never worry that your data is out of date.

Integrated reporting

Track planned vs actuals in your management reports.

Instant calculations

Instantly see the impact of your plans on your business's cash flow.

Driver-based planning

Create cash flow forecasts and budgets based on key operational drivers.

Comprehensive help

Access a comprehensive help centre and get answers, fast.

Frequently asked questions

Does Forecasting use the direct or indirect method?
Forecasts use the indirect method, helping you with long-term planning (up to three years in the future). Fathom offers monthly, quarterly or annual cash flow forecasts (not daily or weekly).
Is Forecasting included in all subscriptions?
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.
Can I import/transfer my cash flow forecasts from Excel or other Forecasting products?
Yes. Fathom allows you to link any cash flow forecast to an existing budget that you have in Fathom. Simply upload your existing cash flow forecast as your Fathom budget, then use our link to budget function to get started.
How do I get started?
There are three ways to get started:
a. Start from scratch and build a completely custom cash flow forecast.
b. Quick Start Forecast reads as much of your source accounting data as possible and quickly applies a linear regression to each account line, or;
c. Or link your cash flow forecast to an existing budget that you have imported into Fathom.
Can I create more than one cash flow forecast, or build different scenarios?
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.
Can I build cash flow forecasts for my consolidated group?
You can build forecasts for each individual company, or consolidated group. 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 the Analysis tools and Reports.
Can I invite others into Fathom to view my cash flow forecasts?
Yes. You can invite team members or clients into Fathom with view only access.
How can we compare our actual performance to our cash flow forecast?
Forecasting is fully integrated into Fathom Reporting. To perform variance analysis between your actuals and forecast, you can save your forecast as a budget.
How many years can I forecast into the future?
You can forecast up to 3 years (36 months) into the future.
Can I build cash flow forecasts for different divisions in my business?
Yes! You can import divisions (business units, departments, tracking classes) from your accounting system into Fathom. You can then build forecasts for a division.

Seamless integrations

Fathom integrates directly with leading accounting platforms. Making it easy to get started, stay connected and get more out of your data.
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