What is a Rolling 13 Month Cash Flow Report?
Rolling Cash Flow Reports are considered financial trend reports and are often used by CFOs and Treasurers to analyze liquidity and related cash inflows and outflows. Key functionality in this type of report automatically displays the cash flow for the current month, as well as, the prior 12 months. This feature is driven by the period parameter the user enters to run the report. You will find an example of this type of report below.
Purpose of Cash Flow Rolling Trend Reports
Companies and organizations use Cash Flow Rolling Trend Reports to analyze how historical trends in cash inflows and outflows are affecting their liquidity. When used as part of good business practices in a Finance & Accounting Department, a company can improve its cash flow situation, as well as, reduce the chance that liquidity issues occur in the months ahead.
Cash Flow Rolling Trend Report Example
Here is an example of a 13 Month Rolling Cash Flow Trend Report.
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Who Uses This Type of Report?
The typical users of this type of report are: CFOs, Treasurers and Analysts.
Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Cash Flow Rolling Trend Reports
Progressive Finance & Accounting Departments sometimes use several different Cash Flow Rolling Trend Reports, along with trending profit & loss reports, balance sheets, cash flow forecasting and simulation models and other management and control tools.
Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?
The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.
In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.
What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?
Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:
- Native ERP report writers and query tools
- Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
- Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
- Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)
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