Budgeting and Forecasting Tool

Key points about the BFT

  • Solution for building financial budgets and forecasts
  • Covers Income and Expenditure statement and detailed Payroll costs
  • Authorised users  can access BFT via the sidebar links to the right 
  • Please see BFT Help links below

**BFT News**

Q3 2019/20 Version

Q3 2019/20 version is available in BFT.

March 2020 Payroll data has been uploaded to the Q3 version and is available for review/Payroll Journal Gap work


1. Budget 2020/21 version remains separate from the Q3 version and is not affected by loading new payroll data

2. We will not use the Q3 Forecast I&E data for forecast or reporting purposes

Budget 2020/21 update

  • The "BFT Budget 20/21" Version is available for input (from 9th March 2020)

  • There's a link in the right-hand column of this page to download our "Budget guidance notes 2020/21" document

  • Please refer to divisional teams for local timetables and deadlines


BFT Training and How To's

We are adding Training PDF documents to our "How To" webpages, in addition to the existing video clips

Other BFT Help:-

All BFT Training Exercises (PDF) 9-page exercise pack from New User Training

BFT Frequently asked Questions (FAQs) 

BFT Issues and Tips - updates on BFT issues and help to get around them

BFT Glossary - terms and their meaning (as used when discussing the BFT)

Original BFT 2016 How To's - all the original BFT How To's and Case Studies

Top Tip!

Error when accessing Summary of Employees

...if the problem persists, drop us an email to BFTSupport@admin.ox.ac.uk