What Does Financial Gap Indicate?
Financial Gap is the difference between the funds you need to support future growth and the funds you have on hand. If you attempt to grow without addressing this gap, you may experience cash flow problems. Excess cash is the opposite of Financial Gap. (In other words, you have more funds available than you need.) If you think you can better manage your assets or liabilities in the future, you can alter your projection to see if it changes your Financial Gap.
Try Some What-if?'s
To alter your projection, change either the dollar amount or the percentage of sales for the area you want to alter and review the effect on your Financial Gap. (Non-variable assets and liabilities can only be entered in dollar amounts.) For example, what if I:
Turned inventory and collected accounts receivable faster? Decrease amounts in these areas.