Total Business Budgeting: A Step-by-Step Guide with Forms / Edition 2by Robert Rachlin
Pub. Date: 09/28/1999
Ask any financial analyst and they'll tell you the same thing: successful budgeting of a company is crucial in today's volatile business markets. The right development and evaluation of every aspect involved in the budgeting process can mean higher profits, company stability, and, ultimately, a well-managed, efficient, and extremely successful corporation.
Ask any financial analyst and they'll tell you the same thing: successful budgeting of a company is crucial in today's volatile business markets. The right development and evaluation of every aspect involved in the budgeting process can mean higher profits, company stability, and, ultimately, a well-managed, efficient, and extremely successful corporation. Total Business Budgeting: A Step-by-Step Guide with Forms, Second Edition can start your company on this path. This updated edition gives you the vital budgeting techniques and applications your company needs-from planning and control to implementation. You'll learn how to analyze outside influences, develop performance targets and budgeting segments, and organize and administer the right budgeting process that can often make the difference between corporate success and failure. Guiding you step by step and using clear, nontechnical language, author Robert Rachlin provides detailed instructions, as well as forms, exhibits, schedules, and formats to help you navigate through the complex details involved when preparing a successful budget. This essential reference can help nearly every business to readily identify opportunities, define problems, and allocate resources-saving you time and, most importantly, money. In addition to establishing guidelines, assessing economic input, and understanding capital investments, this informative manual shows you how to:
• Select a budgeting system that suits your corporation's specific needs
• Construct a budget to reflect your long-term objectives and performance targets
• Utilize pricing and leasing in budget decisions and pinpoint budget variances
• Add credibility to your budget proposal
• Develop budgets for all activities of your company
• Reflect your personal input through appropriate performance reports
Comprehensive and instructive, Total Business Budgeting: A Step-by-Step Guide with Forms, Second Edition is a must-have guide for any CEO, senior member of management, controller, or financial director who wants to fully understand and prepare a highly successful budget.
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Table of Contents
Budgeting and the Management Process.
Analyzing Outside Influences.
Developing Performance Targets.
Budgeting Shareholder Value.
Budgeting Return on Investment.
Developing Budget Segments.
Organizing and Administering the Budgeting Process.
Using Breakeven Analysis to Make Budget Decisions.
Budgeting Shared Resources or Common Costs.
Developing the Sales Budget.
Preparing Production Budgets.
Preparing the Distribution Cost Budget.
Preparing the Administrative Budget.
Preparing the Advertising and Promotion Budget.
Preparing the Research and Development Budget.
Preparing the Other Income and Expense Budget.
Preparing the Estimated Statement of Earnings.
Preparing the Cash Budget.
Preparing the Accounts Receivable Budget.
Preparing the Inventory Budget.
Preparing the Other Current Assets Budget.
Preparing the Capital Investments Budget.
Techniques for Evaluating Capital Investments.
Developing the Loan Budget.
Developing the Accounts Payable Budget.
Developing the Other Liabilities Budget.
Developing the Equity Budget.
Developing the Balance Sheet Budget.
Preparing the Statement of Cash Flows.
Monitoring and Controlling Budget Variances.
Behavioral Implications of Budgeting.
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