Send vendors and other third-party service providers an appropriately worded cover letter of the financial close dates and other information. Use the sheet for monthly, quarterly, and annual tasks. Close the books with less runaround. Share this sheet with your accounting team to easily manage your financial month end process and keep everyone on schedule. Shareholders and investors will further be aware of your Return on Equity, which ultimately represents to them how much money your company will return on their investments. Use this dashboard to keep a close eye on these essential aspects of your company’s progress and ensure its long-term viability and success. Companies can be worth a lot on paper but if the inflows of cash are unpredictable, there is plenty of reason for concern. As you can see, everything starts with the prior period’s balance sheet. This is the starting point for all of the reports because it shows the asset, liability, and equity accounts at the beginning of the period.