One doesn’t need to be a veteran investor to know that money is essential for a company’s growth. But what if you already had more money, you just don’t know where it is yet?
At the core of business, is capital—your first initial investment—which you expect to grow. As your business grows, you start to acquire more resources, increase efficiency and productivity, and ultimately profit. It’s at this point that someone less experienced would think that maintaining the same “pattern” of spending would mean continued growth, which really isn’t the case.
Simply put, you may not be pitching your money in areas where it matters—this is the money you don’t know you have.
“A penny saved, is a penny earned.”
Your business is growing and so does its needs. There might have been a time when you needed more workers for your business. But if you could see how much your business has changed, you may already have more than enough employees to meet your customers’ demands. Consider cutting your budget for recruitment and instead focus on other areas, like growing your website or getting an affordable accounting service—these could be better investments than hiring another 10 employees, and may get you more clients.
The question when you grow your company isn’t “When will we use our resources?”, but rather “How are we going to finance our growth?” Understanding your company’s cash flow will allow you to make better decisions about your business.
So how do you know where to put your money? Luckily, business growth comes with numbers, and it can be measured, recorded, and predicted. Getting an affordable accounting service could spare you the headache of making a Cash Flow Statement.
Cash flow statements basically measures how well a company manages its financial position. Getting professionals who specialize in financial accounting services could create one for you. Once you do so, you will immediately notice a difference in how you operate your business.
Hiring a financial accounting service expert to monitor your cash flow could also give your business more value, since cash flow is a great Key Performance Indicator (KPI).
Knowing where you are is just as important as knowing the destination. Through monitoring and reporting, financial accounting services will give you a clear picture of where your business is. With an accountant by your side, take the time to know your numbers, make your decisions, and drive your business forward.
Darwin Fernandez works under the Business Excellence Team of Intelegencia. He's a lover of stories and a sucker for nostalgia.