What is an Income Statement Report for Credit Union Branches?

Branch-level Income Statements are considered essential month-end reports and are used by corporate executives and branch managers to track revenues, expenses and profitability. Some of the main functionality in this type of report is that it enables the user to run it for any month and any credit union branch, including at the consolidated level. The columns compare the current month to the same period last year as well as to the budget, and it calculates the variances. You find an example of this type of report below.

Purpose of Branch-level Income Statements

Credit Unions use Branch-level Income Statements to enable self-service analysis of the monthly performance of each branch, including monitoring of variances from plan and prior year. When used as part of good business practices in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments, a company can improve its strategic decisions and profitability, and it can reduce the chances that managers don’t quickly discover major variances and the reasons behind them.

Example of a Branch-level Income Statement

Here is an example of a Branch-level Income Statement Report with prior year and budget variances.

Example of an Income Statement Report for credit union branches

Example of an Income Statement Report for credit union branches

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Who Uses This Type of Report?

The typical users of this type of report are: Executives, branch managers, finance leaders.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Branch-level Income Statements

Progressive Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments sometimes use several different Branch-level Income Statements, along with consolidated income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, KPI reports, executive dashboards, budget models, forecasts and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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