Up to 60% of failed small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) blame cash flow. Partly, because it’s easy to confuse profit with cash flow. Then there’s the fact that most small businesses simply don’t have the tools to easily analyze and forecast changes in cash flow.
Cash flow is the lifeblood of a business. However, many businesses skirt by with a mere $7 difference between the cash they bring in and the expenses they have to cover each day. With margins this thin, it’s essential to monitor and track cash flow.
Regular cash flow analysis helps you see how much cash your business brings in versus how much it spends. More importantly, it also shows you the timing of your inflows and outflows. Knowing "how" and "when" cash is flowing in and out of your business also helps you answer "why".
Our insights and analysis help you compare your income to your expenses and assess which categories of expenses are highest. You can also determine your greatest accounts receivable and accounts payable exposures.
SMEs who perform monthly cash flow forecasts have an 80% survival rate. With PayPie, you can easily track your cash flow for each month and project these amounts for the coming months.
Within the cash flow forecast graph, you may also click on operating, investing and financing cash flow to highlight month-over-month changes. As you repeat this process, you’ll see clear patterns emerge and be better informed for planning for the future of your business.
With cash flow, timing really is everything. Our daily cash flow projection gives you a day-by-day assessment of your ending cash balance. Letting you know the exact days when your cash flow positive or negative and by how much.
Using this information, you can closely examine and optimize the timing of inflows and outflows, such as synchronizing your accounts receivable and payable cycles to ensure that you’re getting paid in enough time to pay your own bills.