Of Course, Enterprise Value = EBITDA x the Multiple… Uh, So What’s the Multiple?

A business’ value is generally based on the present value of expected future cash flows. Unfortunately, forecasting these cash flow streams can be difficult. The most common method of valuation, the Market Approach, derives a business’s value by looking at transactions for businesses within the same industry that are of similar size and operational characteristics. In theory, this is similar to how you might value your house, except that there are a lot more variables and comparable data is not readily available.

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Abbreviated Earnings Pro Forma for a PS Firm

This snappy Earnings Pro-Forma for a Professional Services Firm tool quickly calculates the estimated earnings from the combination of billing rates, utilization and cost structure of your professional services firm. help you analyze these critical components of earnings. The Billing Rate Utilization Matrix adds additional insights and allows you to create a sensitivity analysis using parameters of your choice.

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Cash Velocity Calculator

Cash Velocity Calculator

The Cash Velocity Calculator estimates how long it takes on average to convert a dollar paid for inventory into a dollar received on sales. Using some basic figures from your financial statements you’ll have a transparent view of where your working capital is invested and how improvements in terms or operations will impact cash. Use this tool to teach your executive team and staff about working capital and cash management.

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Managerial Reporting Scorecard

Our Managerial Reporting Scorecard is designed to add high value to this key CFO responsibility area - Timely reporting that drives keen insight into how your business is operating.

We have distilled the survey that drives the scoring into 6 section with only 26 questions.The questions are framed in a way that minimizes your time investment while maximizing the worth of the results.

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Are Accountants Homo Accounticus?

I enjoy maturity and evolution models of all kinds, especially for business. There is a stages of maturity model for information technologies and others such as for sales teams and their customer relationships. What I like about stages of maturity models is they provide confidence that regardless what stage one is at – low or high – there is a next step further up that can be attained in an evolutionary way.

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