Accounting / July 24, 2018 / Justice Buckley
This means that you divide net sales, from the income statement, from the inventory figure on the balance sheet and you get a number that is a number of times. That number signifies the number of times inventory is sold and restocked each year. If the number is high, you may be in danger of stockouts. If it is low, watch out for obsolete inventory.
Banks are keenly interested in their net interest margins because they lend at one rate and pay depositors at another. However, comparisons between net interest margins of different banks are not always useful because the nature of each bank's lending and deposit activities varies.
The Cash Flow Statement, or Statement of Cash Flows, summarizes a company's inflow and outflow of cash, meaning where a business's money came from (cash receipts) and where it went (cash paid). By "cash" we mean both physical currency and money in a checking account. The cash flow statement is a standard financial statement used along with the balance sheet and income statement. The statement usually breaks down the cash flow into three categories including Operating, Investing and Financing activities. A simplified and less formal statement might only show cash in and cash out along with the beginning and ending cash for each period.
A bank reconciliation is the process of matching the balances in an entity's accounting records for a cash account to the corresponding information on a bank statement. The goal of this process is to ascertain the differences between the two, and to book changes to the accounting records as appropriate. The information on the bank statement is the bank's record of all transactions impacting the entity's bank account during the past month.
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