Writing spreadsheets, budgets and forecasts is an important part of many managers roles, but do you need help in understanding and presenting the information in a clear and concise way? This step-by-step guide shows you the advantages and potentials of using spreadsheets. After reading this book you'll be able to master company accounts; understand balance sheets, profit and loss accounts and cash flow systems; and learn to analyse and monitor your company's financial performance.
Â How to save time and gain control of your business.
Â Ability to understand, analyse and present financial information in a clear and concise way.
Â Up-to-date examples and spreadsheets.
Â On-line downloads of examples and spreadsheet models
Â New 234mm X 156mm format to make
Malcolm Secrett began his professional career with BT, initially as an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer and then in a variety of management roles. After leaving BT he established a consultancy providing financial planning and forecasting, cost and productivity analysis and improvement, analysis of work flow procedures, productivity improvements, quality systems, and the implementation of IT systems for financial planning and control.
Building on an innate ability to de-mystify and explain, Malcolm has developed a uniquely pragmatic approach to aspects of management all too often regarded as the sole domain of specialists Â including financial forecasting and control, conventional and activity based costing, and the day-to-day application of spreadsheets.
His articles and books have been published throughout the world in English, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Ukrainian and several other languages.
Malcolm is the managing director of iBase Media Services Ltd, (www.ibase.com) a software development company specialising in digital asset management and digital multi-media library systems. He also offers business consultancy with special emphasis on increasing profitability through cost management, and the avoidance of insolvency.