Headcount expenses often represent the largest expense on a SaaS company’s P&L. It’s important to spend the time to develop a detailed headcount forecast model so that not only your wage forecast is accurate but also your cash flow forecast.
In any software company, there are always new hires, terminations, and transfers so make your forecast life easier with an automated Excel model.
Ben Murray offers access to a simple model he uses to allow SaaS CFO’s to forecast wage related costs. NB there is a US slant to this model but it can be easily modified to meet the needs of EU SaaS businesses. Alan