Financial Reporting

  • Company Earnings
    Company earnings, or profits, are the reason for being in business, but maintaining a profitable operation is not so easy. Understanding and balancing the critical factors in profits often requires a....
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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, ....
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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 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....