The quick ratio or acid test is a great KPI to understand your ability to cover short term debts – but what role does it play in forecasting?
If you’re new to accounting, goodwill isn’t what you expect it to be (at least for me it wasn’t!). Goodwill can often be the cause of many headaches and arguments in the buying and selling of a business, this is all down to its nature, find out what that is inside!
Accounts payable and receivable are one of many accounts found on the balance sheet. In this article we look at what they are and the differences between them. Finally, we examine how they interact with the other two key financial statements, the cash flow and profit and loss.
Working capital is a figure that is essential for business growth, it keeps the cash cycle moving and allows you to pay suppliers and invest in the business. But what are positive and negative working capital? and how important are they for your business? We take a closer look in this article.
If you’re new to the balance sheet, understanding each of its components can seem like an overwhelming and complicated ordeal. So, today we’re going to tackle some of the most frequently misunderstood components of the balance sheet, fixed and current assets. First, we’ll break down fixed and current separately and explain their categories, then we’ll draw the differences between the two.
A balance sheet is an essential tool used to show the value of a business at a specific point in time. In this coffee-infused article, we journey to understand the balance sheet using a coffee shop as an example!
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The balance sheet is packed with financial information crucial to understanding the health of your company. However, for a lot of people, it’s one of the hardest financial statements to get to grips with. Even the most fundamental pillar of the balance sheet, why it needs to balance, eludes many of us.
In the final part of the KPI and Ratio series we’re looking at gearing ratios, which reveal the inherent risks in different capital structures. If you’re new to the concept of gearing then this is a great primer for these important ratios.