Cash Flow Analysis (Indirect Method)
The cash flow total in this example results from the annual net profit (or loss) plus the extraordinary revenues, minus the decrease in value in balance sheet items, plus the increase in value in the balance sheet items.
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The system displays the Cash Flow (Indirect Method) Variant 1 screen.
When calling this report for the first time, you are required to make certain settings. To do this, follow the instructions given in the first process.
The system displays the Execute Cash Flow (Indirect Method) Variant 1: Detail screen. This provides a cash flow analysis for the last two years for the entire company code.
The first part of the report displays a summarized profit and loss statement for company code 1000 including the annual net profit (or loss). The second part contains all corrections necessary for the determination of the cash flow total. The corrections are displayed as a decrease or increase in value of fixed and current assets, provisions, and as an increase or decrease in cash holdings of activities not affecting the net income.
The report supplies a cash flow analysis for the business area Mechanical Engineering.
The system displays the Business area dialog-box containing a list of business areas.
The analysis now refers to the values of period 001 in business area Electronic products.
You can use the two arrows to the left of the selection criteria to scroll through periods and business areas to analyze the numbers.