How to Do a Cash Flow Analysis

A Practical Guide

A Guide to Analysing your Cash Position


This guide will help you understand the importance of a good cash flow analysis.It will lead you step-by-step through the main points of a thorough analysis.

You will end up better understanding your cash flow position. And, as a result, you will be able to better manage your business.


This Cash Flow Analysis Guide covers:

  • Introduction to Analysing Cash Flow
  • Why you need to do a Cash Flow Analysis
  • When is the time for a Cash Flow Analysis
  • A practical Cash Flow Analysis Checklist


Analysing Cash Flow in Calxa

Doing cash flow projections in spreadsheets often is complex and time-consuming. One of the strengths of cash flow forecasting software such as Calxa is that it provides structure. Starting from the list of accounts from your accounting system (whether that’s Xero, MYOB or QuickBooks), the relevant ledger actuals, to the pre-calculated debtor and creditor days. You can be confident from the start that when you come to compare your cash flow forecast, everything will line up perfectly.

Prepare a forecast for next year or 20 years ahead. You can run a traditional numbers forecast report or visual charts that will show you your cash position in the future. You can even summarise it or show the full detail.  It can help you secure that bank loan and assist you make critical decisions, faster. With Calxa it’s easy to set up multiple ‘what if’ scenarios and compare them side-by-side.

How to do a Cash Flow Analysis will show you how you can do clever things in a application like Calxa. Sign up for your free 30-Day Trial to test this yourself.


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Set up a solid process with these Cash Flow Analysis Tips to help your business.