Career in finance | 4 ways to tell if you have what it takes to be a financier

Career in finance is a very rewarding but challenging career choice to make. But just like any job, there are certain characteristics and soft skill sets that make you more likely to succeed in a career in finance. The points discussed in this article apply to all facets of career in finance. Whether you’re planning […]

Bitcoin Investment | a Buzz or a good investing opportunity

Bitcoin investment have been on the lips of many investors and professional traders for some time with mixed stories of how people invested in it and then forget about it only for the little initial bitcoin investment to then grow into huge wealth. And for some people, it is yet another product of negative financial […]

Investment Appraisal Risk Management Strategy| Tools, Techniques and Methods

Investment appraisal risk management strategy are those proven methods of evaluating risk and uncertainty that are associated to investing. Most investments or projects fail to see the light of the day because of the fact management has either failed to incorporate risk into the investment appraisal process or has wrongly interpreted the signals coming from […]

Evergreen investment and financial risk management strategies

Evergreen investment and financial management strategies are those logical, tested and proven ways of managing your investments and business as whole. The good thing with evergreen investment and financial risk management is that you can easily apply the techniques using any traditional accounting software of your choice or by using any cloud accounting vendor of […]

Discover How to Make Money as Accountants in the Information Age

Accountants spend thousands of Pounds on formal education and professional accounting qualifications only to be begging for jobs at the end of the day. This should not be the case if you are equipped with both the technical and soft skills of a hybrid accountant. What is the point of knowing so much about business […]

2014 investment advice based on 2013 investment lessons

Sad stories about how people lost their hard earned money will continue to make head line for as long as people make investment. The reason for this is that many people throw their money away all in the name of investing. I was having a chat with a friend in a Christmas party last week […]

FACTORS THAT DETERMINE THE LEVEL OF INVESTMENT IN CURRENT ASSETS OR WORKING CAPITAL

Management of working capital is one aspects of financial management that can either make or mare the fortune of a company. A profitable company can easily go underground if the liquidity position of the company is not viable enough to withstand temporary cash shock. The management of working capital financing is so important that many […]

ROLE OF WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT IN BUSINESS SUCCESS

Working capital management has an important role to play in the success of a business. Over 75% of companies that are running at a loss or struggling financially would be profitable and liquid if only the power of working capital management in releasing tied down capital that could otherwise be put to productive use are […]

ROLES OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE IN OPTIMISING WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

The roles of accounts payable in managing working capital has always been overlooked by many businesses. The main reason for this oversight is the fact that many business organization do not deem it fit to employ an expert that would stir the accounts payable administrative functions of the entity. A research that I did during […]

WHAT IS CASH MANAGEMENT? MEANING AND DEFINITION| HOW TO SAFELY MANAGE YOUR MONEY IN BUSINESS

Cash and finances are the living cells in businesses. A living thing becomes dead immediately the living tissues stop working. This is applicable to our businesses. Without proper cash management, the entire business model will ultimately come to a grind. This is why managers of all forward thinking businesses should have answer to the question: […]

BUSINESS VALUATION METHODS AND TECHNIQUES | MEANING| PROCESSES

Business valuation techniques and methods of valuing a business has in recent time receive lots of attention both from the field of academic and from practitioner with many empirical tests and evidences provided. Most of these empirical evidence conflicts on what the most popular and acceptable method of valuation is. My intention in this article […]

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS | THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL STRATEGY ANALYSIS AND CALCULATION OF INTRINSIC VALUE OF AN INVESTMENT

Fundamental analysis is all about intelligent and informed forecast in an attempt to establish an intrinsic value that corrects for that vital information that is missing from the financial statement. Business valuation and financial analysis are incomplete without proper and logically sound fundamental analysis. Traditional methods of valuation like; method of comparables, screening analysis, and […]

HOW TO SELECT A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 7 FACTORS TO CONSIDER

Financial planners are one of those professionals that we cannot do without if we realy want to better our finances. We all make decisions on a daily basis, we decide on what to eat, wear, drink, read, phone calls to make, places to visit, etc. we even plan for our finances (consciously or unconsciously). Failing […]

GREEN FUNDS- SOCIAL RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT

Green funds are collection of public funds by fund managers with promise of investing in green projects. Some green fund will promise not to invest in tobacco while green funds will promise not to invest in non-renewable energy projects. A good example of green fund is the alternative energy mutual funds. This brings us to […]

INVESTMENT; WHAT IS INVESTMENT?

What is investment; is one question that anyone considering putting aside some money for future growth need to consider. Investment is one term that has been greatly misunderstood and misinterpreted by many. People now give all sorts of advice in the name of investment advice. I cringed the other day when I heard someone telling his […]

How to source for your investment accountants with ease

An investment accountant is that finance specialist that is saddled with the responsibility of keeping track of the investments of an individual or an entity. They ensure that funds sourced for investments and proceeds from already invested finance are properly accounted for. Also, it is the duty of the investment accountant to ensure that relevant […]

Investment appraisal for everyone especially the non-financial managers- payback and return on capital employed method.

Recall that an introduction to this article was given in the part one of this series. Hence, no further introduction would be made here. Our aim here is to explore the various investment technique needed by everyone in a simple manner that you will have no difficulty comprehending the concepts. BINGO!!! Payback period Payback period […]

Investment Appraisal-8 non-financial factors that every accountants and managers should consider

Investment appraisal is not all about financial factors. There are non-financial factors that plays significant role in making any meaningful investment decision. In fact, most of those non-financial factors act as backbone that will either make or mare the investment if taken. Below are some of those non-financial factors: • Climatic Issues. Green activities has […]

Investment appraisal for everyone especially non financial managers part one

Investment appraisal has never been made so simple before, especially for non-financial managers

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