Using GFB<br />How to use guide<br />
Getting started<br />Data access options<br />Load a company from quick books. Make sure QuickBooks is open in the relevan...
Getting the data – From QuickBooks<br />Click the load button<br />
Data mapping screen<br />GFB account location<br />Quick books account <br />Classify button = change the default account ...
Import - the last step<br />The year you want data to start being imported from<br />
Its done <br />
The starting point – called the data capture sheet<br />The data capture sheet after the completion of the import process<...
Data loading functionality<br />Opening the + sign shows the account details <br />The data loading screen allows the sour...
Access the one page scorecard<br />Choose the period you wish to view in the One Page Scorecard  <br />Press Scorecard<br />
The one page scorecard<br />Click on any performance category to expand the details of the performance category <br />Curr...
Performance category expanded<br />Click the performance box to expand the details of the box or to do the required “what ...
Performance category expanded<br />Working Capital explained<br />(Change any of the working capital days to see the impac...
Performance category expanded<br />Cash flow and structure <br />
Doing what ifs<br />You can road test any strategy (or multiple strategies by changing any item in <br />1.The income stat...
After doing a what if<br />The scorecard re calculates based on the change. Showing the picture after the change. Press th...
Net change view<br />Press scorecard and undo to return to the original data<br />
What if techniques<br />Revenue quality what if <br />Increase revenue growth go to the net change view to determine if ad...
What if techniques<br />Working capital optimization<br />Identify the best performance over all review period. Use these ...
What if techniques<br />The challenge what if <br />Improve measure that you believe the business could perform against. D...
Graphing<br />Click on the performance measure you want to graph then press the graph it button<br />
Explain it<br />Click on the ratio you want further information on <br />Click on the explain it button<br />
Cash flow and what ifs<br />The following performance variables were changed <br />1.Revenue growth from 23.33 to 30% net ...
Resulting cash flow statement<br />First column (data entry) is the actual data without any changes.<br />The second colum...
Save, print and exit<br />Save is the big one, if you press save this will CHANGE your ORIGINAL data in the loading screen...
Creating a budget<br />In Data loading screen<br />Click add a period<br />Enter the start date and the number of months y...
Creating a budget (cont)<br />1.Enter the key variables that you believe will be performed during the budget year<br />2. ...
Selecting the scorecard view<br />Determine the period you want to view in the scorecard<br />Click on the column undernea...
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Financial Statement Analysis using Global Financial Bridge

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Use the GFB One page scorecard to help your Clients toEvaluate clients profitability cash and return on investment in a One page scorecard Where their key financial performance opportunities existInstantly know the impact of various decisions before you make themHow to convert financial statements in a real life management toolProduce effective financial diagnosticsCreate future projected financial statements and cash flowsCreate consulting revenues that is truly saleable
Use the GFB One page scorecard to help youEvaluate profitability cash and return on investment in a One page scorecard Educate you people on how decisions impact the income statement, Balance Sheet and Cash flow statementKnow the impact of price and volume decisions Know the difference between good and bad growthUnderstand whether you are making money from other people money (risk profiling)Discover where their key financial performance opportunities existInstantly know the impact of various decisions before you make themHow to convert financial statements in a real life management toolProduce effective financial diagnosticsCreate future projected financial statements and cash flowsCreate consulting revenues that is truly saleable

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Financial Statement Analysis using Global Financial Bridge

  1. 1. Using GFB<br />How to use guide<br />
  2. 2. Getting started<br />Data access options<br />Load a company from quick books. Make sure QuickBooks is open in the relevant company you want to import.<br />Create a stand alone company. If you want to input data from a set of financial statements<br />Open an exiting GFB data set.<br />
  3. 3. Getting the data – From QuickBooks<br />Click the load button<br />
  4. 4. Data mapping screen<br />GFB account location<br />Quick books account <br />Classify button = change the default account location<br />
  5. 5. Import - the last step<br />The year you want data to start being imported from<br />
  6. 6. Its done <br />
  7. 7. The starting point – called the data capture sheet<br />The data capture sheet after the completion of the import process<br />
  8. 8. Data loading functionality<br />Opening the + sign shows the account details <br />The data loading screen allows the source data view. <br />
  9. 9. Access the one page scorecard<br />Choose the period you wish to view in the One Page Scorecard <br />Press Scorecard<br />
  10. 10. The one page scorecard<br />Click on any performance category to expand the details of the performance category <br />Current period numbers <br />Metrics that define business performance<br />
  11. 11. Performance category expanded<br />Click the performance box to expand the details of the box or to do the required “what if”<br />
  12. 12. Performance category expanded<br />Working Capital explained<br />(Change any of the working capital days to see the impact)<br />
  13. 13. Performance category expanded<br />Cash flow and structure <br />
  14. 14. Doing what ifs<br />You can road test any strategy (or multiple strategies by changing any item in <br />1.The income statement or balance sheet<br />2. Any editable performance measure <br />Example change revenue growth to 30%<br />
  15. 15. After doing a what if<br />The scorecard re calculates based on the change. Showing the picture after the change. Press the net change button to see the difference <br />
  16. 16. Net change view<br />Press scorecard and undo to return to the original data<br />
  17. 17. What if techniques<br />Revenue quality what if <br />Increase revenue growth go to the net change view to determine if additional volume is cash generating or absorbing<br />Profitability what if <br />Identify the best performance over all review period. Use these metrics to change the profitability measures. Use the net change to see the impact<br />
  18. 18. What if techniques<br />Working capital optimization<br />Identify the best performance over all review period. Use these metrics to change the working capital measures. Use the net change to see the impact.<br />Combination what if (Improvement opportunity)<br />Combine the best measures in the profitability and working capital. Do a net change to identify the financial opportunity that can be derived by imputing the best measures the company has already done.<br />
  19. 19. What if techniques<br />The challenge what if <br />Improve measure that you believe the business could perform against. Do the net change to determine the stretch goal.<br />
  20. 20. Graphing<br />Click on the performance measure you want to graph then press the graph it button<br />
  21. 21. Explain it<br />Click on the ratio you want further information on <br />Click on the explain it button<br />
  22. 22. Cash flow and what ifs<br />The following performance variables were changed <br />1.Revenue growth from 23.33 to 30% net change ▲6.67% improvement<br />2.Variable COGS % from 62.16% to 61% ▲1.16% (improvement)<br />3.Days inventory from 122 days to 100 days ▲22 day improvement<br />4. Press reports select cash flow statement<br />
  23. 23. Resulting cash flow statement<br />First column (data entry) is the actual data without any changes.<br />The second column is the cash flow based on all the what if or changes made to the scorecard.<br />The third column is the difference. This is most helpful in explaining why cash changes when different decisions are made in the business.<br />
  24. 24. Save, print and exit<br />Save is the big one, if you press save this will CHANGE your ORIGINAL data in the loading screen. Use it only if you want to save a potential strategy for future reference. <br />If you do so use the save as feature and save as a new name my fast growth strategy.gfb for example<br />
  25. 25. Creating a budget<br />In Data loading screen<br />Click add a period<br />Enter the start date and the number of months you want to budget for<br />Tick the budget box<br />Tick the wizard button<br />
  26. 26. Creating a budget (cont)<br />1.Enter the key variables that you believe will be performed during the budget year<br />2. Press save <br />
  27. 27. Selecting the scorecard view<br />Determine the period you want to view in the scorecard<br />Click on the column underneath the period heading<br />Press the scorecard button<br />

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