Flashcards in Balance Sheets Deck (14):
What is a balance sheet?
A document describing the financial position of a company at a certain point by looking at the assets,capital and liabilities
-comapres the amount owned by the amount owed
How do you calculate Net Current Assets?
Current assets-current liabilities
How do you calculate Net assets?
total assets - total liabilities
How do you calculate capital employed?
total equity + non current liabilities
What are liabilities?
Debts owed by the business to the suppliers and shareholders
What is equity?
funds provided by the shareholders to set up the business,fund expansions and purchase assets
what is net current assets?
how much money a business has available in the short term
what are trade receivables?
money you receive from trading with customers
what are trade payables?
money you pay to suppliers having received the trade credit
What are tangible assets?
Non current assets that exist physically
what are intangible assets? example?
Non current assets that don't have a physical presence but still have a value
Common example is goodwill which includes the value of a firms brand name
whats meant by the term amortisation?
This is the depreciation of intangible assets
Whats the difference between non current and current assets?
Non current assets are what a business owns with a lifespan of over 12 months and are used repeatedly e.g machines
Current Assests are owned by a business for less than a year than are likely to be turned into cash e.g inventories