Annual Operating Plan- AOP for Service Industry
Originally published: 25/09/2020 07:41
Last version published: 28/09/2020 09:54
Publication number: ELQ-72763-2
View all versions & Certificate

Annual Operating Plan- AOP for Service Industry

The Annual Operating Plan (AOP) template is the best tools for planning of the operating activity of the company

General overview

The Annual Operating Plan (AOP) template is the best tools for planning of the operating activity of the company based its sales budget.

It is is a planning tool that helps management in its attempts to cope with the uncertainty of the future, relying mainly on data from the past and present and analysis of trends for one year,

The Annual Operating Plan (AOP will document procedures and criteria for Agency Administrators to specify direction, authority, and financial management guidelines to Incident Commanders

The model has been constructed from purely technical perspective for mainly services industry
The model follows best practice financial modelling principles and includes instructions and explanation
Very simple to use, the user only needs to fill the green cells in the green tabs and the outputs are updated instantly
So a quick overview of the model, in the contents sheet you can see the structure of the model and by clicking on any of the headlines will automatically redirected to the relevant sheet
Key inputs in the green tabs

Update the general info the orange tab
All cells in green are input cells
The green cells are in the green tabs
You will get the outcome in the dark blue tabs
You can read the instruction in the light blue tab

Key outcome in the dark blue tabs

The inputs in the green cells will dynamically flow into the following below:
-Profit and loss statement by month including 3 major component, gross profit, EBITDA and net profit
-Balance sheet including total assets, total liability and owners’ equity
-Cash flow with 3 outputs such as operating cash flow, investing cash flow and financing cash flow
-Ratios with 3 main components, such as solvency ratio, liquidity ratio and profitability ratio
-Profit and loss, Balance sheet and Cash flow comparison vs previous year
-Valuation and analysis with 8 years projection
-Dashboard summary.

This is a highly versatile, very sophisticated financial model template, and is also user-friendly.
If you have any inquiries, modification request or other requests of assistance to customize the model template for your business case please contact us here:

This Best Practice includes
1 Excel Template

Acquire business license for $80.00

Add to cart

Add to bookmarks


Further information

Help the user for forecasting and planning from purely technical perspective


  • Be the first to review this Downloadable Best Practice

    Write a review


More Best Practices from ECF Consultancy

See all

Any questions on Annual Operating Plan- AOP For Service Industry?

The user community and author are here to help. Go ahead!

0.0 / 5 (0 votes)

please wait...