Effective decision making requires reasonable basis of information and knowledge.
The Client Change Rationale
The company is not satisfied with its earnings compared with what they have benchmarked against their competitors earning statements. The company wants to understand where their weaknesses, strengths and opportunities are, enabling them to uncover new opportunities to improve their financial performances.
The financial performance metrics exploits the information from the company; Income Statement, Balance Sheet and the Statement of Cash-Flows. The metrics provide measures that help evaluate current and past performance of the company.
For the financial analysis it is essential to examine, in historical contest, a company’s Income Statement, Balance Sheet and the Statement of Cash Flows. The outcome of these three financial statements must then be presented in a comprehensive study which outlines the company’s core financial performance metrics in historical contest.
One has to understand how everything connects to everything else. When analyzing company current and past strengths then four key areas generally should be examined: management strengths to master and execute effective winning strategies, brand product and/or services growth potency, operating performances, and financial flexibilities and capabilities. In this case exploiting the annual report helps to understand the past and the future for two of these four factors; operating performances, and financial flexibilities and capabilities.
TPC-Consulting Core Modules and Content
- Financial statements simulation (Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash-Flows)
- Financial and economical analysis and return on investment
- Uncover new opportunities and put weight on them by understanding their benefits and complexities
- Cash-flow and working capital opportunities
- Make up the financial statement over the next five-years or ten-years
- Develop the KPI’s package for senior management
The finance department improved their work practices and started working in good collaboration with the departmental business units to gather detailed information enabling them to design and develop accurate financial plans for the company. Moreover, a focus was put on implementing change plans in the areas considered with the greatest opportunities for the financial business outcome. The company managed to dramatically improve its financial performance by a two digit number:
- Gross profits by putting focus on shelf pricing and packaging.
- EBITDA by
- Cash flow by