To ensure the proper functioning of a company, it is not enough to be efficient and generate turnover, you must also manage your cash flow well. To do this, it is possible to follow a few simple habits.
Train your employees in cash management
Employee training has become a real engine of the company insofar as the increase in the skills of your employees will make it possible to gain in performance. Cash management must occupy an essential place in the life of your company, and devoting a post to this effect is not superfluous when one seeks to extend his professional activity. However, your manager will need to regularly update his skills. Funding for training can come from the company, but it is also possible to arrange to fund it with hours from your employee’s personal training account.
Make your cash flow work with a securities account
Companies have the possibility to invest in securities, securities such as shares, bonds, investment funds or ETFs. For this, it is necessary to create a securities account for a legal entity which will be associated with a cash account. The advantage ofopen a securities account it is to be able to diversify its assets, but also to be able to make withdrawals easily thanks to the cash pocket, without the need to sell securities. It is possible to create a securities account directly, but many companies prefer to call on management specialists under mandate.
Note that investing involves risks including capital loss, take note.
Optimize payment terms for your customers
The cash flow problems do not find their origin only in the difficulties of management. They are often attributable to delays and defaults in payment. The first solution is of a marketing nature since it consists of setting up a system that encourages and rewards cash payments. The second solution consists in better managing the follow-up of your invoices by reducing payment times and creating alerts to automatically generate reminders.
Anticipate cash flow problems
For manage cash well, it is essential to consider its activity in the long term in order to have good visibility on its accounts. To optimize your cash flow, it is therefore essential to use the right management tools and install the right software. Indeed, the most efficient software helps in planning to manage any discrepancies between receipts and disbursements. This software also optimizes cash flow by reducing unnecessary costs by freeing you from paper and centralizing purchases.
Pay your bills on time
When you want to have a healthy cash flow, you have to know how to get paid on time by your customers, as we said earlier, but you also have to be up to date with your own payments. It is therefore essential to negotiate with suppliers to obtain the correct payment terms and to respect them to avoid paying late invoices.