Forecast cash flow and currency requirements [AX 2012]

Updated: March 14, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

You can use the tools for forecasting cash flow and currency requirements to estimate the company's future need for cash. To obtain a reliable forecast of the cash flow, you must do the following:

  • Identify and list all the liquidity accounts. Liquidity accounts are the company's accounts for cash or cash equivalents.

  • Identify and set up forecasts of transactions that affect the company's liquidity accounts.

You can then calculate, view, and print forecasts of the cash flow. You can also calculate and display currency requirements.

You can use a simple setup for forecasts of the cash flow, or you can use parameters to forecast the cash flow in many areas.

The topics in this section provide information about the tasks that are related to forecasting cash flow and currency requirements.

About the cash flow statement

Set up liquidity accounts

Set up a cash flow forecast for sales and purchases

Set up dependent cash flow forecasts in main accounts

Example: Set up, calculate, and view a cash flow forecast for a sales account

Include budgets in cash flow forecasts

Calculate, view, and print a cash flow forecast

Calculate and display currency requirements

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