Accounts receivables is defined
as “debt owed to the firm by customers
arising from sale of goods or services in the
ordin...
Accounts receivable management means
making decisions relating to the investment in
these current assets, the objective be...
 Maximizing the value of the firm:- The basic
objectives is that to maximize the value of the firm by
achieving a trade o...
1. CAPITAL COST:-
2. ADMINISTRATIVE COST:-
3. COLLECTION COST:-
4. BAD DEBTS:-
 INCREASED SALES:-providing goods or services on
credit expands sales, by retaining old customers and
attracting new cust...
 Volume of credit sales:-increase in credit sales increases the
level of receivables.
 Credit policy of the firm:-two ty...
 Debtors turnover ratio/Receivables turnover ratio:-
It helps to measure the liquidity of accounts receivables.
Debtors t...
 Average collection period (ACP) :-It measures the
duration from the time sale is made to the time to cash
is collected f...
 Collection matrix:- It shows the percentage of
receivables collected during the month of sales and
subsequent months. It...
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  1. 1. Accounts receivables is defined as “debt owed to the firm by customers arising from sale of goods or services in the ordinary course of business”.
  2. 2. Accounts receivable management means making decisions relating to the investment in these current assets, the objective being maximization of return on investment in receivables. It is purely based on sound credit policies and practices.
  3. 3.  Maximizing the value of the firm:- The basic objectives is that to maximize the value of the firm by achieving a trade off between risk and return. Efficient management of receivables expands sales by retaining old customers and attracting new customers.  Optimum investment in sundry debtors:- Providing liberal credit increases sales consequently profit will increased. So they mainly concentrate on increasing investment in receivables or debtors.
  4. 4. 1. CAPITAL COST:- 2. ADMINISTRATIVE COST:- 3. COLLECTION COST:- 4. BAD DEBTS:-
  5. 5.  INCREASED SALES:-providing goods or services on credit expands sales, by retaining old customers and attracting new customers.  MARKET SHARE INCREASED:-when the firm is able to retain old customers and attracting new customers automatically market share will increased.  INCREASE IN PROFIT:-increased sales, leads to an increased profit.
  6. 6.  Volume of credit sales:-increase in credit sales increases the level of receivables.  Credit policy of the firm:-two types of credit policies, lenient and stringent.  Trade terms:-credit terms are credit period and cash discount.  Seasonality of business:-based on seasonality of business.  Collection policy:-
  7. 7.  Debtors turnover ratio/Receivables turnover ratio:- It helps to measure the liquidity of accounts receivables. Debtors turnover ratio= Net credit sales Avg.Accounts receivables
  8. 8.  Average collection period (ACP) :-It measures the duration from the time sale is made to the time to cash is collected from the customers. ACP= 365 Debtors or receivables turnover  Aging schedule:-it is a statement that shows age wise grouping of debtors. It is helpful for identifying slow paying debtors , with which firm may have to encounter stringent collection policy.
  9. 9.  Collection matrix:- It shows the percentage of receivables collected during the month of sales and subsequent months. It helps in studying the efficiency of collections whether they are improving or deteriorating.
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