Budget Maestro

8 Reviews 4.6/5

A budgeting application designed by Centage.

Operating Expenses
Cash Flow
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About Budget Maestro

Automate and Streamline Your Business Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting Process

Budget Maestro offers mid-market companies a more efficient and reliable way to budget and plan. The software automates many of the time consuming and error-prone tasks associated with using spreadsheets and generates more accurate, driver-based business budgets and financial forecasts. Intuitive built-in modeling capabilities handle everything from workforce planning to expense detail, revenue recognition, and capital assets. It’s the only solution that offers synchronized P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statements right out-of-the box based on any scenario.

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Budget Maestro Benefits

Get Up and Running in Days

Budget Maestro guides you through loading the essential data that describes your business – all based on real language prompts, wizards, preformatted templates and menus. No programming or formulas are necessary.

Integrate With Your GL

Budget Maestro integrates with your GL, enabling financial information to be securely exchanged for faster budget creation, ongoing actuals vs. budget comparisons and accurate forecasts. Direct integration eliminates the potential for data entry errors and duplicated information, and lets you enforce your chart of accounts.

Deliver Accurate Plans & Financial Forecasts

Budget Maestro’s utilizes built-in financial intelligence and business rules – based upon your assumptions and workflow – to ensure continuous accuracy. Working from a centralized database eliminates data disparities and any changes to estimates or assumptions are automatically updated, so you are always working with a single version of the truth.

Automatically Generate Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statements

Budget Maestro synchronizes accurate forward-looking Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statements to your actuals and your underlying budget. Drilling down into the data lets you understand risks, variances and opportunities, and initiate faster changes in response to actual and predicted results.

Make Faster, More Informed Decisions

Budget Maestro’s enhanced financial reporting capability provides greater visibility into your business. Drawing data directly from your GL and sales order processing, you can quickly create and share accurate reports without programming or IT involvement.

Test Unlimited “What If” Scenarios

Budget Maestro effortlessly handles business changes – large or small. Unlimited versions of the budget let you quickly test the impact of different scenarios. Seeing the resulting future revenue and cash flow takes the guesswork out of crucial decisions.

Collaboration With the Entire Team

With Budget Maestro, all your budget contributors are involved from the start. Business managers can work on their own role-based view of the budget, and everything rolls up to a consolidated model. Individual teams get to test the impact of any potential action, while your business budget remains accurate and up-to-date.

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Market Focus

Ratio of reviewers by organization size.

Industry Focus

Ratio of reviewers by sector.

23%
23%
Non-Profit
13%
13%
Consulting
11%
11%
Government
11%
11%
Manufacturing
10%
10%
Finance & Insurance
Other Industries:
  • Real Estate (8%)
  • Hospitality (5%)
  • Health Care (5%)
  • Distribution (4%)

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User Reviews of Budget Maestro

Submitted on June 18th, 2019 by Lisa Runyan from Ocean Reef

The consolidation of our 80 departments is seamless now. No more excel formula errors.

Submitted on February 7th, 2018 by an anonymous Budget Maestro user.

Good solution when it was on premise, went cloud based and doesn’t function well

The Good…

Good reporting capabilities

The Bad…

Once the solution went SaaS based it became very difficult to work with.

Submitted on November 2nd, 2017 by a Budget Maestro user from NexGen Data Systems

Just implementing it now. We are not sure what it may do or not d, but we are taking advantage of 1-hour training sessions with the vendor who has been very patient with us.

Just seems to be the fit we’re looking for!

Submitted on November 7th, 2016 by Joseph Paratore from SerenaGroup

Budget Maestro has saved us a lot of time for me. When I do a forecast compared to Excel, Budget Maestro probably has saved me 2 — 3 days in putting our numbers together.

Submitted on March 9th, 2016 by Michael Dei from Houston Baptist University

Budget Maestro and Analytics Maestro have helped us to not only improve the overall budgeting process, but has enabled the University to capitalize on our growth opportunities today while better preparing our institution for the future.

Submitted on January 29th, 2016 by Mark Howell from Pumps, Parts & Service, Inc.

Budget Maestro was very intuitive and the workforce planning module was especially attractive as we needed to get a better handle on our personnel expenses across each business unit. The ease of use, coupled with robust reporting and drill down capabilities made Budget Maestro the right choice for us.

Submitted on January 29th, 2016 by BJ Thomson from National Benefit Services, LLC

There’s a lot of power packed into this system. It’s not surprising that Budget Maestro stands out because of all the different tools and features it has. I would say, what made it really unique to us, and what I like most about the software, is that it has the ability to create a balance sheet and a cash flow.

Submitted on January 29th, 2016 by Maxwell Rule from Hames Corp - SeaMart

The ability to use Budget Maestro to analyze and budget labor and related benefit costs has been invaluable, particularly in light of the unknowns and challenges related to the Affordable Care Act.