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How to prepare a profit and loss account

This statements is the most interesting for the company management, as it shows the performance of the enterprise for the accounting period.   Let’s examine the simplest form of the statement:       The report is divided into two parts:  Profit;  Loss.   In Profit part we should deduct the cost of the goods sold (line 2) from the sales volume for the accounting period (line 1). This way we get the gross profit (line 3). I insist on using the gross profit rate (line 4), as this is an indicator of your profit share...

How to prepare a cash flow statement.

This statement shows the flow of funds through the bank accounts and cash office of the enterprise. There are two ways how to construct it: Direct method. Indirect method. I will not describe the second method as I have never used it. If you are interested in it, you can visit this page and this one Let’s turn to the direct method. The statement is divided into three sections: Operating; Investing; Financing. The operating section includes the cash flows in terms of basic company’s activity. The investing section shows the...

How to construct the managerial balance sheet

Main financial statement showing the management accounting system and financial position of the enterprise for the accounting period Balance sheet has three functions: Verifying. Informative. Analytical. Now, let’s have a closer look:   1. Verifying.   If your accounts are balanced (that is assets equal to liabilities), it means that all the operations had been posted correctly and there are no mistakes in calculations or those made through lack of attention (i.e. the goods have been shipped, but the debt has not been increased). So, the given balance...

How to verify the managerial statement for the accounting period

Well, your accountant is presenting balance sheet, profit and loss account as well as cash flow statement prepared for the previous month. Even if you trust your employee and find him/her reliable, you should be able to make the express check anyway. First of all, it is necessary to:         1.       Compare the closing balance figures in at the end of the accounting period with the opening balance figures at the beginning of the accounting period.         These figures are to be absolutely identical to each other, up to...