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Projecting Cash Flow

Cash flow problems often catch small business owners by surprise. An accurate cash flow projection can protect entrepreneurs against this situation. A cash flow projection charts the amounts of money your business expects to receive and pay out each month in a rolling six- or 12-month period. This f...

Analyzing Financial Statements

Digging for the facts, sifting through information, checking reliable sources... it’s all part of the modus operandi (technique or method of working) of every good financial analyst.Financial analysis is an investigative process. The need to know the how and why is essential for a thorough ana...

Cash Budget Template

Benefits:The cash budget should be broken down into time periods that are short enough to capture major fluctuations in cash balances. While a quarterly or a monthly cash budget is most common, some organizations budget cash on a weekly or even daily basis.  File Description: The file is a...

General Journal Template

Provided By Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE Benefits:The journal is a chronological (day-by-day) record of business transactions.At convenient intervals, the debit and credit amounts recorded in the journal are transferred (posted) to the accounts in the ledger.Th...

Basic Balance Sheet Template

Benefits: The balance sheet describes the financial position of a company at a specific point in time.A balance sheet may be prepared monthly, quarterly, or annually depending on the needs of management and external users.The statement of financial position, commonly referred to as the balance ...

Cash Flow Triage

It's Monday morning and you don't have enough cash on hand to make Friday's payroll. What options do you have? Cash flow crunches affect every company. Ideally, you can weather these crises by accessing a line of credit or revolving loan you've already set up with your bank, or tapping into cash res...

10 Ways to Help Increase Your Cash Flow

As any small business owner knows, maintaining smooth cash flow requires juggling nearly every facet of a business, from staying on top of accounts receivable, to extending lines of credit, to managing inventory. The essence of successful cash flow management is regulating the money flowing in and o...

Bookkeeping and Record Keeping Basics

Adapted from content excerpted from the American Express® OPEN Small Business NetworkProper bookkeeping is important to sustaining and expanding a business. Without it, you run the risk of hitting cash flow crunches, wasting money, and missing out on opportunities to expand. When you are devisin...

Who should be involved in managing your financials?

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE The responsibility of SME business owners in managing their financials in coordination with a qualified finance team.     ...

Financial Ratio Analysis

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE   This video is part of the Khalifa Fund training Program, a free online training program that supports and supplies SMEs with free seminars, funding opportunities and exposure! This video talks about analyzing and evaluating the...

Alternatives for Capital Allocation

OBJECTIVE: The degree of your success through growth will depend on how good you are in making capital allocations from your retained earnings. This session will teach you how to financially analyze various acquisition opportunities....which to pursue and which to shun. What are retained earnings? ...

Accounting and Cash Flow

  OBJECTIVE: Before you start your business, you will need to learn how to keep score (basic accounting), and how to maintain cash in your bank account (cash flow control). This session explains both in simple terms, and the advantages of hiring an accountant before you start. Step One: G...

Getting Financial Controls in Place

OBJECTIVE: Growing your business will require establishing a solid foundation of internal controls including accounting, auditing, purchasing and damage control planning. This session will give you an overview of what you need to prepare for. Cash flow Accounting Your accountant's role Check list...