Organizing the firm's financial system & getting a handle on the numbers is a real challenge for most professionals. However, setting up a system that is practical, and learning how to budget and manage your cash flow are a lot simpler than you think.
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Is your firm's financial system organized so you're on top of your billings, have good cash flow, and can keep your hard-earned gains from turning into a loss during the recession?
Organizing the firm's financial system and getting a handle on the numbers is a real challenge for most professionals. However, setting up a system that is practical and user friendly, and learning how to budget and manage your cash flow are a lot simpler than you think.
Learn how to set up a simple and efficient cost-tracking and bookkeeping system and how to prepare a business budget and track your cash-flow in this dynamic, hands-on, four-hour workshop that guides sole practitioners and professionals working in small firms step-by-step through the process of creating a financial management system for their practice.
You will learn:
- How to organize all the receipts and invoices you receive
- How to track project costs and time so it's easier and faster to bill
- How to set up the 'Chart of Accounts'
- How to forecast business and client revenues and expenses to create an annual budget
- How to actualize the budget with monthly 'tune-ups'
- How to forecast flows of money in and out of the practice
- How to create a cash flow management system
- How to use the budget and cash flow plan to make strategic business, marketing and project management decisions
- Standard financial management procedures you should carry out monthly, quarterly and annually
- How to teach a bookkeeper, a practice coordinator or an assistant to create and review budgets and cash flow so you can focus on work of higher value
- Sole practitioners and practice owners and principals in firms of up to 30 people.
- We recommend practitioners also bring their practice assistant or coordinator to the program.
- Upon registration in the program, you will receive a template with a list of financial data you need to prepare your budget.
- Bring the completed template to the workshop and we will take you step-by-step through the process of translating your data into an actual workable budget.
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Includes detailed workshop manual and refreshments
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