13-week cash flow forecast setup guide

13 weeks is the most popular cash forecasting time horizon because it strikes a solid balance between accuracy and range.

A good 13-week forecast is accurate enough to strengthen decision making while offering enough range to support medium-term planning.

Additionally, there are often external parties that require a 13-week forecast, such as banks or private equity owners/ investors.

To help companies maximise the value of the 13-week cash forecast, this guide will take a high level overview of all parts of the process, and offer practical steps on how to achieve best-practice.

13 week cash flow forecasting