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Effective Financial Management

Effective Financial Management

Brian Finch


Effective Financial Management gives advice on raising money for a business, maintaining investor relationships, accounting, reporting and communicating effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, budgeting, forecasting and managing business costs and cashflow, assessing projects and buying assets.

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About the book

Financial management comprises more than accounting and reporting. It is crucial at all stages in the business cycle, whatever the state of your business.

Effective Financial Management starts with advice on raising money for a business, continues through maintaining investor relationships, includes useful information on accounting, reporting and communicating effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, gives vital tips on budgeting, forecasting and managing business costs and cash flow, and tells you how to successfully assess projects and buy assets. This indispensible guide will appeal if you are a financial or non-financial manager, in a small or medium sized enterprise, an established entrepreneur or if you are setting up your own business for the first time. It covers day to day financial concerns of a business in a practical commonsense way.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: The business plan;
    • Chapter - 02: Assessing projects;
    • Chapter - 03: The budget process;
    • Chapter - 04: Cash;
    • Chapter - 05: Managing costs;
    • Chapter - 06: Supply;
    • Chapter - 07: Property;
    • Chapter - 08: Buying undervalued assets;
    • Chapter - 09: Banks and borrowing;
    • Chapter - 10: Company accounts;
    • Chapter - 11: Administration as a business tool;
    • Chapter - 12: Use all those free resources


In business, the numbers are everything. Finances constitute a company's ultimate bottom line, and if you mismanage your accounts, sooner or later your fi rm will break down. Business expert Brian Finch shows you how to take charge of your organization's money in this comprehensive guide.
Getabstract, January 2011

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749458782
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd February 2010
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 216x138
  • 152 pages
  • Series: Creating Success Series

About the Author

Brian Finch is a consultant, company director and writer; co-founder of a medium sized retail and internet business; he was previously Director of Business Development with several large UK public companies. He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the London Business School and is a qualified accountant. He is the author of the best selling How to Write a Business Plan, also in the Creating Success series.

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