* Key Variable Sensitivity Analysis
The interactive model allows for presentation of numerous financial scenarios over forecast periods ranging from 1 to 20 years. Unlike typical 5-year spreadsheet projections, MuniCast can readily depict, graphically and tabularly, the potential impacts of programs with longer range financial implications, such as proposed revenue and debt strategies, employee pension and healthcare plans, and capital programs.
* Easy to Use Model based on Microsoft® Excel**
MuniCast is based on Microsoft® Excel** and comes with a detailed user's manual and sample financial forecast. Financial managers and analysts can learn to use the model almost immediately, and can also modify copied versions of the base model to meet their changing needs.
* Projects Fund Balances and Key Financial Metrics
The MuniCast model can project fund balances and key financial metrics out to 20 years, based on the selected forecast horizon, revenue, spending, debt and other program scenarios. Graphic and tabular data presentation clearly demonstrates the potential impact of various financial scenarios, which can be an especially helpful visual aid for meetings and public presentations.
* Interactive Template Integrated with Operating Pro Forma
MuniCast's key variable sensitivity analysis is integrated with operating and capital pro forma templates, allowing users to view alternative financial statement projections.
* Consolidate Multiple Funds
Users can create multiple fund scenarios (eg. General Fund, Special Revenue, Enterprise and other funds) and consolidate results into organization-wide financial projections.
* Diagnostic and Benchmarking Analysis
MuniCast includes data-input templates that allow you to generate a wide variety of diagnostic and benchmarking analyses.
* Customization Services and Customer Support
GFRG provides model customization services at very competitive rates. GFRG also provides help desk support for no additional charge.
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