Profitability & Cost Management

The PlaidCloud Profitability and Cost Management solution enables automated calculation of net margin across an unlimited number of entities, customers, products, and channels. It is designed for complex real-world situations, including the reality that source data often resides in multiple ERP systems or in offline systems with manual integration.

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Build Complete Profitability & Cost Management Models

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Build Accurate & Granular View of Enterprise Profitability

With PlaidCloud, the CFO and COO teams are able to track profitability for every unit of sale. This provides valuable insight into the true sources of return for the organization.

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Build Multi-Dimensional Costing Models

Build Multi-Dimensional Hierarchies
Add Alternate Hierarchies
Augment hierarchies in Various Ways

Work with any number of dimensions.

Build Multi-Dimensional Hierarchies

Alternate hierarchies can be created and maintained quickly in the dimension user interface.

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Utilize attributes, aliases, properties, and values to add details to dimensions.

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Allocate Costs, Monitor & Visualize Profit

OPEX Allocations
Global Cost Visualization
Cost Trends
Profit Monitoring

Point & click rule based assignments can be configured and maintained easily by the tax organization.


Cost split by Direct, Indirect and Overhead as well as pre-allocated cost sources which can be traced through to cost center.

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Month by month cost changes and comparison to previous year as well as Full Year total changes per cost center and account type.

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Monitor net margin on a monthly basis.

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Key Benefits


Runs automatically as part periodic or month-end close process.

Multi-Dimensional Analysis

Analyze profitability across customer, product, channel, etc.


The finance team controls allocation logic using interfaces, not code.


Results tie out to company financials.


Fully transparent solution for automated OPEX allocations, segmented P&L reporting, profit monitoring, price resetting and country-by-country reporting.

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Start with Pre-Built Flexible Solutions

PlaidCloud's AI managed infrastructure ensures the technology is always there when you need it and self-heals so you never have to worry. Batteries included, nothing to install or settings to decide. Focus on analysis and insights. Leave the tech to us. Fast and complete, everything you need from data collection with powerful transformations to beautiful dashboards. All built for speed on any size data.

Goods Transfer Pricing

Automate OPEX allocations, segmented P&L, profit monitoring, price resetting, CbCR reporting.

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Profitability & Cost Management

Calculate net margin by customer, channel and product.

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Intercompany Invoicing & Tax Compliance

Generate & post invoicing across multiple systems.

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Data Pipeline

Leading data analysis methods, workflows & techniques.

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IT Chargeback

Based on standard (e.g. ITIL, MOF, TBM) or bespoke framework of your choice.

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Data Visualization

Pipeline from source data to Apache Superset charts & dashboards.

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