Knowing Your Numbers

Learn how to read the important numbers in your business to unlock growth and improve financial performance

Being able to analyse, control, and then make the right decisions based on your financial information is critical for business success. Financial literacy can enable smarter and more effective long-term financial planning. It can also help to locate hidden opportunities you didn’t know existed.

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What are the outcomes?


Understanding Reports


Instant Implementation


90 Day Financial Plan

A 2-day workshop created for owners, senior managers and any team member who makes decisions affecting the financial performance of the business. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to draw critical insights from your financial statements to develop and implement better budgeting and cash flow management systems.

Learn how to understand, forecast and manage the numbers already in front of you to drive current and future action plans. You’ll get a detailed understanding of financial reporting to increase business growth with the help of The Icehouse’s team of experts.

The workshop will provide a multitude of key financial takeaways. You can integrate them into your business straight away, so the skills you harness will be an asset for now and far into the future.

It will cover everything from understanding accounting reports, to cash flow forecasting and analysing operational performance to discover where working capital and cash is being consumed at high rates.

Participants will also have the opportunity to spend quality time with like-minded financial professionals and experienced business leaders across the two days.

What will be covered in the workshop?

Analysing your accounting reports
Creating and managing profit plans
Using basic ratios to make business decisions
Positive cash flow modelling and forecasting
Developing action plans to find and extract 'dormant' cash flow
Analysing operational performance by capital and cash consumption


Matt Bellingham


Matt Bellingham is your workshop facilitator. His immense financial skills are highly valued by his many clients and the commercial and altruistic boards to which he’s committed. In 2013 Matt was awarded a Fellowship by the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) in recognition for the commitment to excellence which he has demonstrated throughout this career. Matt is currently the Chair of CA ANZ’s Public Practice Advisory Board.


Workshop Dates

$1745 +GST (per person)

08 - 09 March 2022
09:00am - 05:00pm
BNZ Invercargill
Level 1, 84 Esk St, Invercargill
04 - 05 April 2022
09:00am - 05:00pm
The Icehouse, 125 Saint Georges Bay Road, Parnell
07 - 08 June 2022
09:00am - 05:00pm
BNZ Wellington
Level 10, Ricoh House 1 Victoria Street, Wellington
02 - 03 Aug 2022
09:00am - 05:00pm
The Icehouse, 125 Saint Georges Bay Road, Parnell
05 - 06 Sept 2022
09:00am - 05:00pm
BNZ Tauranga
639 Cameron Rd, Tauranga
29 - 30 Nov 2022
09:00am - 05:00pm
The Icehouse, 125 Saint Georges Bay Road, Parnell

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