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Cash flow essentials

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

You have heard the phrase in relation to a key determinant for small business success “cash is King.” This webinar helps you understand why. The research is very clear – the more frequently a business owner reviews accurate financial reports and makes informed decisions the more likely the business is to succeed.

Staying the distance whilst you start up and grow your small business enterprise is all about understanding, strategically managing, and preserving your greatest asset – your cash.

Embrace these change levers to maximise business success.

Learning Objectives: 
1. Learn about 3 key financial tools to manage your business; Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss, and Cash Flow
2. Understand The 7 Change Levers and practical measures to optimise cash flow
3. Understand the importance of detailed cash flow forecasting.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Maximise business success by effectively managing Cash Flow in harmony with the Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss
2. Make better decisions by understanding The 7 Change Levers and optimise cash flow
3. Improve performance by boosting your confidence reviewing ongoing detailed cash flow forecasts.

About your presenter: Graham Blackadder
Graham Blackadder BCom (UNSW) CPA has had a colourful career spanning more than 40 years, most of it in senior roles as Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director and Company Secretary, and mostly with high profile multinational, corporate enterprises.

Late in his career, he retired from the corporate high-life to manage fulltime the finance and compliance, the IT and communications aspects of The Blackadder Recruitment Company, which he and his wife had formed some years before.

Graham brings both his extensive big-business expertise and his first-hand experience of a successful small business start-up, to help you maximise your own small business aspirations.

Having now sold the business into a larger enterprise, Graham devotes his time to ad hoc consulting and charitable pursuits.

About your host: Greg Bowers
Greg’s Business experience extends over 30 years across Small Business Enterprises, Not for Profit, National and Multinational Companies. This experience includes being on several Board of Directors, including Not for Profit thus ensuring capability through all levels of Business.

Greg has specialized in Business-to-Business Supply Chains, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, Financial Management and Continual Improvement. Greg has significant experience living and working in Regional Australia and understands the local business environment and the subsequent challenges and opportunities.

Greg has successfully worked with loss making and turn-around Business’s within the recent COVID situation. Within these Regional areas Greg has led Capital Raising Ventures, Business Acquisitions, supporting Local Councils/LGA’s and Chamber of Businesses.

Strategic and Business Planning, and importantly ensuring implementation and outcomes from those strategies is a passionate skill of Greg’s.

This Business Connect event is funded by the NSW Government.


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