Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Solutions

Profitability and cost management are of increasing importance in today's difficult and rapidly changing markets. Summary level profitability reporting no longer suffices. To gain competitive advantage, organizations must understand profitability beyond the usual lines of business, such as product line, service area, and customer segment. Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management enables organizations to understand the true cost and profitability drivers within their business and empowers users with the visibility and flexibility to improve resource alignment, increase margins and ensure profitability.


  • Perform faster, easier, multi-dimensional analysis and scenario modeling leveraging Oracle Essbase, the industry’s leading online analytical processing (OLAP) server
  • Leverage a business-user-driven profitability modeling environment to create, maintain, and deploy cost and profitability models
  • Deliver a flexible allocation platform that supports multiple cost and revenue modeling approaches, and can be combined to form custom allocation methodologies
  • Drive rapid application design and iterations through a flexible business rules engine and intuitive interface, making it easy to build dimensions, hierarchies, metrics, and scenarios
  • Reveal a new level of transparency into cost and revenue allocations via traceability maps that can verify that business rules have correctly applied


Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management provides actionable insights into costs and profitability. It drives business performance by discovering the drivers of cost and profitability and empowering users to improve resource alignment. Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management provides a complete understanding of all revenue and cost values and offers a flexible allocations platform which includes activity-based costing (ABC) and time estimation. In addition, traceability maps and audit trail capabilities provide new levels of transparency for greater confidence in the analysis and the reported results.

Results from Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management can be easily shared with Oracle Hyperion Planning and other enterprise performance management applications. Therefore this data can then be leveraged into strategic, more aligned decisions to improve business performance such as pricing strategy or resource allocations.




Business Drivers Oracle Enables You to
Increase profitability Accurately allocate costs to understand the relative profitability of products, channels, geographies, etc.
Improve resource allocation Allocate scarce resources to the most profitable activities and areas of the business.
Deliver more predictable results Understand and focus on what drives profitability to deliver the bottom line.
Optimize portfolio of products and services Match your product and services offerings to specific customer groups to increase customer and product profitability.

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