Finance for IT decision makers : a practical handbook by Michael Blackstaff

By Michael Blackstaff

Finance is as basic to the IT international because it is to such a lot different points of existence. although, many IT execs lack wisdom of the actual monetary rules on which judgements approximately it's going to be established - judgements that regularly have critical monetary implications for his or her corporations. Assuming no previous wisdom, this new version covers all points of finance proper to IT pros and is up to date with foreign monetary Reporting criteria (IFRS) terminology. it really is excellent for IT determination makers - managers, practitioners, dealers, dealers, specialists and undertaking managers - who desire to overcome their worry of finance or refresh latest wisdom. "It is written in simple language and includes many useful examples." --Kybernetes, quantity 35 factor nine, 2007 (review of earlier variation)

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If the discount rate used had been eight per cent, then ‘discounted at eight per cent’ would mean ‘reduced to 100 / (100 + 8)’, and so on. Nothing but simple arithmetic Tedious it may have been, but in the above example and its explanation we needed nothing but simple arithmetic, and that is the most difficult mathematics that you will encounter in the whole book. Finance is not a difficult subject, and I intend to keep proving the point. It is true that the numbers were easy. The arithmetic would certainly have been more tedious if the cash flow had been CU537, the cost of money 14 per cent and the period 17 years.

With the first method this may not be the case. Brief explanations of each item follow. 1 Part 4: Relating cash flow to profit Total CU’000 Operating profit Depreciation (add) 35 6 (an expense not represented by a cash payment) Increase in inventories (deduct) −120 (items not yet charged against profit but for which cash paid or payable – see next item) Increase in trade payables (add) 40 (that part of the increase in inventories not yet paid for) Increase in trade receivables and prepayments (deduct) −66 (sales for which cash not yet received, and cash paid for services not yet received) Cash generated from operations −105 Depreciation charges These are expenses deducted in arriving at profit but not represented by cash payments.

I think not, once you had worked through a few of the transactions and understood what it was about. With the understanding gained, you should now be able to work out the financial effect of most of the transactions that occur in any business. Cash and profit At the beginning of the above exercise I suggested that you note especially what happened to the cash and to the profit as you worked through the transactions. 1 compares the cash and profit figures shown by statements of financial position 1 to 14.

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