Financial Reporting

  • 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 ....
  • Breakeven
    Breakeven is the immediate goal of start-up businesses. Ultimately, of course, the business must make a profit sufficient to pay salaries, invest in new machinery, and cover necessary advertising. A....
  • Monitoring Sales Activity
    Monitoring sales activity is one of the primary responsibilities of management. A sales activity report is issued by the accounting department for the purpose of keeping the decision makers in a comp....
  • Cash Flow & Operating Earning
    Cash flow & operating earning are inextricably connected. If cash flow is oversimplified as the inflow and outflow of cash in a business, it must then be further explained in order to make sense of ....