The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Karl Richland of Semtell Company in Cincinnati, Ohio is asking for your advice. The CFO explains sales are increasing but there is a constant matter of not having enough cash to meet payroll or pay vendors within 30 days.
Checklist: Prepare a business letter (see the rubric) to the CFO to explain:
1. Explain why cash can go down even when sales are up; refer to “receivables.”
2. Analyze the scenario and explain three accounts the CFO should review each day and explain why. Focus on short-term balance sheet accounts, i.e., “receivables and payables.”
3. Your business letter should:
Use the accepted business letter format and example as provided above.
Utilize Standard English and use correct spelling and grammar.
Provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.
The writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightfu