Many small business owners look at an Income Statement report, also called a Profit & Loss Statement, to measure the performance of their business activities. They also watch the amount of cash they have in the bank and often do not understand how that relates to the Profit and Loss Statement. At the end of the first year in business, the amount of profit usually does not agree with the change in the bank account balance. That can be confusing. In this training session, you will … • Understand the difference between profit and cash flow • Learn how to budget future cash flow using an Excel spreadsheet • See all the sources and uses of cash in one document, not two • Learn simple ways to improve business cash flow
Speaker(s): Dale Clack has over 15 years of experience in financial management roles in the functions of income tax, capital budgeting, controllership, and corporate finance. He was active as a CPA for six years and served as a corporate CFO for five years. His accomplishments include negotiating various agreements for loans and new equity capital, and developing strategies for debit and equity financing, debt restructuring, acquisition and divestitures. Dale has consulted with hundreds of small business over the past ten years about start-up, growth, and exit strategies. His expertise is in business valuation, financial analysis, and forecasting cash flow and financial statements. Dale’s specialty at the SBDC is in preparing entrepreneurs for loan funding, and introducing qualified borrowers and their business to various lenders in an efficient way.
Co-Sponsor(s): SCORE Southern Arizona
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Fee: No Cost