Budget Reports & What The Bank Wants

Agrimaster Full Budget and Cashbook can be used to monitor the success of the business. The Full Budget is used to plan for the ideal scenario. Use the Full Budget to avoid overspending and be prepared for seasonal surges of activity. 

Combine the Full Budget with actual data from the Agrimaster Cashbook. Review the actual income and spend at the end of each month after reconciling the bank accounts. Make real-time decisions that improve the profitability of the business. 

Enterprise Stock – Sheep

This report may be used to answer:

  • What does our business expect to make on the sale of sheep stock?
  • How many sheep will the business have at the end of the season? 

Enterprise Cropping – Input Schedule Report

This report may be used to answer: 

  • Which seed does our business need to order?
  • How much do we expect to spend on fertiliser and crop this season? 

Enterprise Cropping – Crop Type Report

This report may be used to answer:

  • How much profit will each type of grain bring into the business?
  • Should I change which types of grains the business is growing this season? 

Assets & Liabilities Worksheet Report

The details from any worksheet can be printed. The details from the Assets & Liabilities may be especially useful when discussing business changes or the sale of part of the business with a consultant or accountant. 

  • How much does the business still have to pay for chattel loans on equipment?
  • How much is the paddock worth?


Full Budget – Cash Flow

This may be used to prepare: 

  • Which months will the business have large expenses and low income?
  • When and how much do we expect to receive prior to the harvest? 

Statement of Position

This report is used to show equity at the start of your year and the estimated financial position of your business at the end of the year. 

  • Is your business in a realistic position to be profitable?
  • How profitable do you expect to be this year?
  • How do the loans compare to the assets and forecasted income in your business? 

Budget Comparison with Notes

To print a cashbook to budget comparison report, click Cashbook Reports on the home menu then
choose Budget Comparison Report. 
You will have the choice of three different types of reports:
  • Short (with Notes) is recommended for the bank. In this report, you are able to record against each code description as to why you are under or over the budget.
 Optional – Past 5 Years Cash Flow
Where your Agrimaster file has been running for five years or more, you can import the last 5 years of
cashbook actuals into a Quick or Full Budget.
To do this you need to start a new budget. When in the direct entry screen, click the Import icon
and choose the relevant information.
Cashflow Forecast Report 
This is used to measure how accurate your budget is in comparison to your actual spend and income. 
  • Where were your financial expectations extremely different from your actual activity?
  • What types of contingencies can you plan for in future years? 

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