Financial Reporting

No matter if your business is large or small, for-profit or not-for-profit, or a government entity, financial reports and financial statements will allow you to understand your financial position and performance, and make informed decisions regarding future business opportunities and operations.

With the ability to create standard financial statements such as the Balance Sheet, Income Statement (aka Profit & Loss Statement) and Statement of Cash Flows as well as a whole host of customized reports, Profit Line is here to ensure you have all of the insights and data you need to successfully manage your organization.

Financial reporting is the process of issuing financial statements for a company, to both internal and external stakeholders, in order to disclose how it has performed over a given period of time and report on its financial health. Standard financial statements typically include the :

Even if you run a business where financial reporting is not mandated by regulatory bodies, it is nevertheless very important to regularly generate and analyze the financial statements for your company so that you better understand how your business is performing and how you might work to see continued success and growth.

At Profit Line, we leverage QuickBooks’ comprehensive and efficient technology to generate financial statements for our clients on a periodic basis, typically at the end of every month, quarter and year. By using this platform where all bookkeeping is done and financial records are contained, we can assemble your financial package quickly and efficiently. Another advantage of using QuickBooks Online is that, should you require reports at other times, these can be quickly generated, so that you always have access to the financial information you need to make sound business decisions.

The three aforementioned financial statements - Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Cash Flows - are quite standard and used by nearly all businesses, in one form or another. However, we understand that in many cases, these three statements alone are not sufficient to provide you with all of the insights you need to analyze and run your business. For many of our customers, we regularly create and generate additional financial reports to meet the unique needs of their businesses. Custom report templates can be created on an as needed basis.

Weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly Accounts Receivable Aging and Accounts Payable Aging reports are extremely useful to managing cash flow. Budget vs Actual reports allow you to track real-time activity against your budgeted or forecasted activity. Regular Estimates & Progress Invoicing Summary reports allow you to see what remains to be invoiced on your engagements.

It is also true that different types of business entities require slightly nuanced financial statements. While most businesses typically use some version of the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Cash Flows, the content and format of such reports varies, depending on whether the business is for-profit, a not-for-profit, or a government organization. We don’t want you to sweat the small details here, our Profit Line staff will make sure that your financial statements fully meet your reporting requirements.

So, regardless of the type of business you run, you can trust Profit Line with all of your financial statement and reporting needs. Our services in this area are thorough and robust to ensure that you are always up to date with your financial performance and that you are well prepared for any period-end reporting or compliance responsibilities you may have.

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