Consolidated Cash Flow Report


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The Consolidated Cash Flow report shows the Cash Flow statement of one scope after the consolidation.

Report Heading

The report heading updates dynamically as various reporting options are selected. Below it shows the Version, Month_YTD, Scope, and Currency dimensions for the Profit and Loss report (Actual 2018_12, EU (Subgroup European Union) and In Euro, respectively):

The logo can be changed in Administration; see Configuring Design Elements for more on report design.

You can select your base elements in the ComboBoxes below the report heading:

The Version dimension separates actual figures from planning figures, see full article. The Month_YTD dimension accumulates float values from the beginning of the calendar year to the current date, while respectively holding the final figure for stock values, see full article.  The Scope dimension contains all target elements for financial consolidation in a flat list, see full article. The Currency dimension separates input and output elements of the currency conversion.

The check-boxes below allow you to customize the appearance of your report:

  • Click Suppress Zero Lines if you wish to hide the fields in your report with no data (if you select this option all, all available transaction types will appear: those without data will have a dash in place of numeric input).
  • Click Show Account No. if you wish to display the account number prior to the account name (e.g.Net cash flows from (used in) operating activities → 1000 - Net cash flows from (used in) operating activities).
  • Click Show Two Decimal Places if you wish to show the figures in double-decimal form (e.g. 845,902845,902.18).

Table Columns

The Consolidated Cash Flow report displays different aspects of the base elements you select in several tables. The table shows the cash flow accounts in rows and the time dimensions in columns (specifically the Month_YTD dimension and its prior period, e.g. 2018-12_YTD and 2017-12_YTD, see screenshots below). The columns displayed in the report depend on the the selection made in the PoV area:

 Above we see the full Separate Cash Flow table, which shows the Total cash and cash equivalent accounts.

Field Description Implementation
Row labels Account shown as localized name.

The first column shows the row labels, consisting of one hierarchy of the CF Account dimension. This hierarchy shows the element configured by the configuration.cf_accounts setting and it’s descendants.

Data selected in the header (e.g. 2018-12_YTD above). Selection from the Comboboxes in the header (Version, Month_YTD, Scope, and Currency) The selection are base elements in the Cash Flow cube. In addition to the Version, Month_YTD, Scope and Currency dimension, the data will reflect the scope aggregation in the Legal Entity dimension on the Consolidated Adjusted element of the Consolidation dimension.

The previous version and prior period of the data selected in the header (e.g. 2017-12_YTD above).

The previous version and prior period of the data selected from the Comboboxes in the header. The Previous Version attribute of the selected element in the Version dimension and the Prior Period attribute of the selected element in the Month_YTD dimension. All other data is the same as above.