Financial Planning Selection

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Financial Planning Selection offers an assortment of options for the financial forecasting process. The Forecasting range can not extend beyond the bounds of the MRP results. If you choose the Current status, no predictions beyond the current day will be made.

You can set the creditor and debtor periods in actual days.

The Include option section defaults to the criteria used in the last MRP run. You should enter an average discount rate for the Production Plan and Forecast sales.

A choice of using standard or current parts costs is provided.

Field

Description

Forecasting Range

Cash flow forecasting will be carried out over the date range selected.

From date

Enter the date from which forecasting should be commenced.

To date

Enter the date to which forecasting should extend.

Current Status - No Cash Forecast

Only the current status will be analysed with no cash flow forecast.

Show Daily Details

Cash flow analysis will list the details on a daily basis over the forecast range.

Show Weekly Summary

Cash flow analysis will list only weekly summaries showing the position on the last working day of the week.

Credit days

Enter the number of days that you will be provided with credit by your suppliers. This value is used for all purchases.

Debit days

Enter the number of days that on average your customers remain in debt to you for dispatches made.

Use Current Costing for Parts

Current costs will be used to value stock and work-in-progress during the cash flow forecasting.

Use Standard Costing for Parts

Standard costs for parts will be used in calculating values of stock and work-in-progress.

Stock Valuation

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

WIP Valuation

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Unpaid Invoices

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Purchase Orders

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Quotations

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Sales Orders

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Jobs Due for Completion

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Production Plan Active Items

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Production Plan Inactive Items

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Production Forecast Items

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

MRP Planned Orders and Production

Check against those factors you want to include in the cash flow forecast. The default settings are those, by implication, that formed the criteria of the last MRP processing run.

Nominal discount rate

Enter a value for the nominal discount rate which will apply to the sale of production plan items. Production plan items are assumed to be sold, to as yet unknown customers.

Button

Action

Revert to MRP Run Criteria

To revert the options to the criteria set for the last MRP run.

Cancel

Aborts the process currently in session. The keyboard equivalent is the Esc key for Windows computers and Command-.(full stop or period) for the Mac.

Run

To process the cash flow forecast, after making the appropriate selections. This processing can take some time, often several hours.

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Compiled in Program Version 3.10. Help data last modified 3 NOV 2001 21:02. Class wFinPlan last modified 21 MAY 2008 13:31:46.

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