Financial Reporting

  • Improving Cash Flow
    Improving cash flow is an all-important goal for managers, for sufficient cash is vital for protection against unforeseen situations. On a more positive note, cash is necessary to enable the company ....
  • Statement Of Earnings
    The statement of earnings--otherwise known as the income statement--summarizes the sales revenue and expenses and the resulting profit for the preceding week, month, or year. Managers can request sta....
  • Cash Flow Management
    Cash flow management involves familiarity with the accounting system used by the company, familiarity with accounting terms, and understanding of the complexities of financial statements. Accountants....
  • Cash Flow Report
    The cash flow report that is required by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) must be filed annually and is available to the public on the SEC's database, Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, ....
  • Financial Books
    Financial books are a lot cheaper than financial consultants! Of course, there is no substitute for conversation, and the give-and-take of a discussion. Books do fulfill two very important functions....
  • Operating Earnings
    Operating earnings are found in the internal report for management's eyes only. These earnings, or profit, are broken down into sections of statistics that should not be divulged to competitors. Mea....
  • Cash Flow Forecast
    Financial statements report on a company's performance, in other words, the past. A budget presents plans for the future--where the business manager wants the company to go, and how to get there. Bu....
  • Sales Activity Report
    A sales activity report is one of the most significant analyses produced by an accounting department. Increased sales do not mean a direct increase in profit because all kinds of expenses must be fac....
  • Financial Analyst
    In a small business, the financial analyst might well be the owner/manager, with a certified public account (CPA) hired to do the accounting and prepare tax returns. In a mid-size business, a bookkee....
  • Sales Activity Tracking Software
    Sales activity tracking software not only saves the accounting department a lot of time, but enables it to produce frequent reports to management as often as requested. For various reasons, managers ....