The Fundamentals of Cash Flow
1-Hour CareerTrack Webinar
Cash flow forecasting is one of the most
critical aspects of running a business of any size. Knowing when money is coming
in or going out, and how much is being exchanged is often the deciding factor
when it comes to making key business decisions. Whether your organization is in
growth mode, status quo, losing ground, or survival mode, cash flow forecasting
is critical to your success. Are you confident in your current forecasting
Inadequate cash flow forecasting management is one of the leading causes of
business failure. Many organizations only begin to focus on cash flow management
during bad times. Having a good system in place to manage cash flow during good
times contributes to an organization's success, allowing it to take advantage of
opportunities for growth and providing a competitive edge.
Does your organization have an
effective cash flow forecasting strategy in place, or do you find yourself …
- Constantly running short of cash due to out of control expenses?
- Falling victim to inadequate planning for purchases, upgrades, or
replacement of big-ticket items — when it comes time to purchase there's not
- Unaware of the cost associated with slow-paying and no-paying customers?
- Unable to pay bills or payroll even though sales and profit are up?
- Facing increased risks or missed opportunities associated with projecting
cash flow too high … or too low?
An effective cash flow management
system can help you avoid these common pitfalls and put you in complete control
of your resources. You'll be able to recognize vendor terms that don't favor
your organization so you can negotiate a better contract. You'll discover the
impact slow receivables have on your bottom line and how obsolete or slow-moving
inventory leads to higher inventory costs. Most importantly, you'll learn how to
identify areas of opportunity for trimming expenses.
Financial managers, accounting clerks, comptrollers, small-business owners,
managers, supervisors — anyone who deals with cash coming in or going out of
In just one information-packed hour, you
- The importance of cash flow forecasting including risks and
- Problems that can get in the way of accurate forecasting — what to look
for and key solutions
- How to gain cooperation and buy-in from managers and support staff
- Cash flow mechanics and key terms:
- Revenue — volume, price
- Variable cost forecast
- Fixed costs
- Operating Assets (AR/Inventory/Payables)
- Operating Cash Flow Forecast
- Investment (Capital Assets/Securities)
- Financing (Debt)
- Rolling Cash Flow Forecast Process/Monthly Review Cycle — how often
should you look at cash flow?
Don’t leave your organization suspect to insufficient
funds or missed opportunities due to poor cash flow management. An effective
forecasting strategy puts you in charge of your cash flow, allowing you to make
essential purchases, cover operating costs, and plan for future growth. You'll
be ready to handle unexpected expenses, jump at new opportunities with
confidence, and always stay one step ahead of the competition.
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