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Cash Flow ReportingAgenda: Why is it important? Authorizations & setup Elements of Cash Flow Report Recurring Postings & Cash Flow Report Cash Flow Reports
Why Cash Flow Planning? Simple Goal: have enough cash on hand when needed How? Implement good cash flow techniques to ensure you can always meet your obligations Start by using the SAP Business One Cash Flow reporting tool Keep it simple to start with Add more functionality as you go Know your current financial ratios and how they impact cash flow Define where they are now and monitor
Know your liquidity ratios Cash Flow planning is linked to Liquidity Liquid assets, i.e. cash are needed for day to day operations Liquidity ratios measure company’s ability to meet its obligations Quick Ratio: $$ of liquid assets available to cover $$ of current assets Quick Ratio = Cash + Accounts Receivable Total Current Assets Current Ratio: Measures ability to meet short term debts Current Ratio = Total Current Assets Total Current Liabilities
Authorizations: Set-up Review user authorizationsGo to: Administration > Initial Settings > Authorizations> General Authorizations
Authorizations: Reporting Review user authorizationsGo to: Administration > Initial Settings > Authorizations> General Authorizations
Set-up: General Settings Define settings for assigning cash flow items to transactionsGo to: Administration > System Initialization > General Settings
Cash Flow Relevant Accounts Only “active” accounts at the asset level can be Cash Flow Relevant Use “Category” to classify G/L accounts
Set-up: Cash Flow Line Items Define cash flow line items assigned to transactions classifications for Statement of Cash Flow Report Go to: Administration> Setup > Financials > Cash Flow Line Items .
Assigning Cash Flow Assign cash flow items in Payment Means, Deposit or Payment Wizard windows.
Cash Flow Reference Report Use this report to review cash flow transactions Drill down and modify and/or assign transactions as neededGo to: Financials > Financial Reports > Financial > Cash Flow Reference Report
Cash Flow Report View cash relevant transactions by Security Level and Due Date Include Recurring Postings or Journal Vouchers Add any projected future cash transactions, i.e. asset purchases, etc.. The smaller the Date selection, the more relevant the data
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Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi) Cleveland – Columbus – Cincinnati –Pittsburgh Contact Information: Vicki Smith Senior Consultant email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 440-846-8500 ext 22 www.lbsi.com