Cashflow reporting

4 Cash Flow Reporting Options With Free Trials

We look at Cash Flow Reporting apps in this articles, from basic ones that will email you reports monthly to more complex customisable options.

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This add-on is powered by Calxa and will send automated financial reports straight to your inbox each month. It will help you track your performance and better understand your business.

Each month you will receive a report which contains:

  • Cover Page with your logo
  • Five Management charts and a report – cash flow forecast chart, Actual vs Budget Report, Profit & Loss Forecast Report, Where did your money go report & Net Worth Chart.
  • 3 Extra Bonus Reports – Income to Budget Chart, KPI Comparison Chart, Cumulative Net Profit to Budget Report
  • An explainer page to help you out

The Invisible Accountant connects to Quickbooks Online, Xero, MYOB Essentials or MYOB AccountRight. Budgets are created based on last year’s figures and are not changeable within this software, for a more customisable option we will look at Calxa below. This is a cheap option if you need monthly reports and don’t have time to run them yourself with a cost of $11 NZD per month.

Fluidly is all about a new way of thinking about cash flow. It combines Funding, Forecasting, Planning, and Invoice-Chasing all in one app. If you need funding for your business Fluidly helps you look at multiple lenders and secure a loan quickly. They were winners of Xero’s Practice App of the Year and Accounting Excellence Innovation of the Year awards.

It integrates with Xero and Quickbooks and uses the data from these to automatically build a cash flow forecast and keep it up-to-date.

Features

  • Instant Sync – connect your accounting software and see your forecast instantly
  • Actionable Insights – Raw data is changed into useful insights that are easy to digest
  • Model Scenarios – See the impact of adjusting costs or revenue
  • Chase Debtors – Their credit control tool helps you collect what’s owed to you
  • See funding options – Get tailored, pre-qualified funding offers quickly
  • In-app and web support – Chat to the Fluidly team with any questions you have

There are 3 pricing plans with pricing starting from $10+VAT GBP per month for one user and up to $79+VAT GBP per month for unlimited users.

Flowcash is a cloud-based cash flow forecasting and management app that gives you full control of your Business’s cash flow. The app can be used as a standalone service or it integrates with Xero.

Features

  • Functionality – Quick and easy to set up, create detailed forecasts quickly and easily, warning markers help by alerting you to problematic days of the month.
  • User Friendly – Intuitive user functionality so it’s easy to learn and use, cloud-based so you can view anytime anywhere.
  • Simple Reports and Graphics – Built-in cash flow reports, daily reports, Full year summary reports
  • Bank Reconciliation – Gives clear cash position and history, allows un-forecast inputs, splitting and edit functionality
  • Affordable – Just $40 per month billed annually

Calxa is the more comprehensive of the options in today’s post. It includes some same features as the others however it also includes so much more. It connects to MYOB, Xero, or Quickbooks online which helps to automate the process.

Features

  • Multiple Budget Versions
  • Cash Flow Forecasting
  • 150+ Report Templates
  • Report Bundles
  • KPI Calculator
  • Manage User Permissions
  • Dashboard and more

Calxa Premier has advanced functionality including:

  • Cost Centres – so jobs, classes and tracking categories will all sync each time you connect your accounts.
  • Report Designer – Add and remove columns, delete footers, change titles and insert logos etc.
  • Document Editor – Polish off your reports b adding cover pages, images, notes and annotations to your report bundles.
  • KPI Builder & Metrics – Build custom KPIs. Use non-financial metrics to monitor performance.
  • Account Trees – order your account structure to deliver summarised reports.
  • Group Consolidations – Merge Budgets, cash flow, balance sheet forecasts and KPIs across multiple companies.
  • Loan Wizard – Use this wizard to quickly calculate loan payment plans and automatically add them into your budget.
  • Multi-Currency Reports – Convert over 170+ foreign currencies into your report.

Calxa’s pricing starts from $99 NZD per month for one company and one user and increases from there.

If none of these apps are right for you or you want to look at some more options make sure you read our next few articles on Data Visualisations and Dashboarding as we look at some different apps that may be more what you are after.

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