Direct Cash Flow Statement for All Industries

In summary, the template is easy to prepare, easy to read and understand, easy to customize it, clearly showing the future prediction and suitable for all industries

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General overview
The direct cash flow template is a great tool when managing your firm’s finances, the template offers the owners and stakeholders the most accurate picture of the organization

Advantage of using the direct cash flow model:

  • The template helps the company to keep operating during crises
  • Important tools for banks and creditors for financing purposes
  • A transparent statements report that can be helpful for investors and creditors
  • Accurate and more reliable template of tracking cash flow
  • Easy to read and understand because it is straightforward
  • The template can be used by non-financial or business owners
  • Clearly provide information about cash receipt and cash payment
  • Tells the reader whether the cash collection from customers are increasing or decreasing
  • Easy to customize it, and turn it into weekly cash projection or amend the forecasted period
  • The template is for all company size, small, medium, and large organization
  • The template is suitable for all industries

In summary, the direct method is more consistent with the objective of a statement of cash flows, improves the prediction ability of future operating cash flows, and provides more useful information to both creditors and investors

Very simple to use, the user only needs to fill the green cells.

Inputs
Erase all the data in the green cells only
Input your data in the green cells only
Enter the opening cash balance in the “Cash Flow” sheet, column C, row 7, as beginning balance
Enter collections from the debtors (Row 12), cash sales (Row 23) in the “Trade Receivables” sheet
Enter payments to the creditors (Row 13 & 28), in the “Trade Payables” sheet
Enter the operating expenses payments details in the “Operating Expenses” sheet
Enter the payment details for fixed assets and the sales of fixed assets in the “CAPEX” sheet
Enter the inflow details from borrowing and repayments in the “Financing” sheet
Enter the interest payment and interest income details in the “Interest” sheet
Enter in the main sheet “Cash Flow” the other proceed (Row 10), other Disbursement (Row 16), capital increase (Row 32), and dividends (Row 39)

Outcome
The input will dynamically flow in the following below:

Cash flow from operating activity
Cash flow from investing activity
Cash flow from financing activity
Ending cash balance
Dashboard summary

Conclusion and customization
Highly versatile, very sophisticated financial template and user-friendly
If you have any inquiry, modification or to customize the model for your business please reach me through: [email protected]

File Types:
Excel Version – .xlsx
Free Version – .pdf

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