Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs What You Really Need to Know About the Numbers by Karen Berman and Joe Knight
By: Berman, Karen.
Contributor(s): Knight, Joe.Material type: BookPublisher: Boston Harvard Business Review Press 2008Description: 279p.ISBN: 9781422119150.Subject(s): Business Enterprise - Finance | Cash Management | Corporations - finance | Financial StatementsDDC classification: 658.15088
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Preface: What This Book Is About Pt. 1. The Art of Finance (And Why It Matters) 1. What Is Financial Intelligence? 2. A Primer on the Art of Finance Part One Toolbox: Financing your business; Building a financial staff Pt. 2. The (Many) Peculiarities of the Income Statement 3. Profit Is an Estimate 4. Cracking the Code of the Income Statement 5. Revenue: The Issue Is Recognition 6. Costs and Expenses: No Hard-and-Fast Rules 7. The Many Forms of Profit Part Two Toolbox: Understanding variance; Calculating percent of and percent change Pt. 3. The Balance Sheet Reveals the Most 8. Understanding Balance Sheet Basics 9. Assets: More Estimates and Assumptions (Except for Cash) 10. On the Other Side: Liabilities and Equity 11. Why the Balance Sheet Balances 12. The Income Statement Affects the Balance Sheet Part Three Toolbox: Employees as assets; Expense vs. capital expenditure Pt. 4. Cash Is King 13. Cash Is a Reality Check 14. Profit [is not equal to] Cash (and You Need Both) 15. The Language of Cash Flow 16. How Cash Connects with Everything Else 17. Why Cash Matters Part Four Toolbox: Cash accounting; Free cash flow Pt. 5. Ratios: Learning What the Numbers Are Really Telling You 18. The Power of Ratios 19. Profitability Ratios: The Higher the Better (Mostly) 20. Leverage Ratios: The Balancing Act 21. Liquidity Ratios: Can We Pay Our Bills? 22. Efficiency Ratios: Making the Most of Your Assets Part Five Toolbox: Which ratios are most important?; The power of percent of sales; Sustainable growth rate Pt. 6. How to Calculate (And Really Understand) Return on Investment 23. The Building Blocks of ROI 24. Figuring ROI: The Nitty-Gritty Part Six Toolbox: A step-by-step guide to analyzing capital expenditures Pt. 7. Applied Financial Intelligence: Working Capital Management 25. The Magic of Managing the Balance Sheet 26. Your Balance Sheet Levers 27. Homing In on Cash Conversion Part Seven Toolbox: Working with your banker; Accounts receivable aging Pt. 8. Creating a Financially Intelligent Company 28. Financial Literacy, Transparency, and Your Business's Performance 29. Financial Literacy Strategies 30. Putting Financial Intelligence to Work: Growing Your Business Part Eight Toolbox: Open-book management; Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley Appendix A. Sample Financials Appendix B. Exercises to Build Your Financial Intelligence - Income Statement; Balance Sheet; Cash Flow Statement; Ratios Appendix C. Under Armour and eBay Financial Statements.