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Flare's dashboard


Flare's dashboard provides a snapshot of your business's finances in easy to understand. Actionable charts and graphs that are updated in real time. You are always just one click away from your dashboard.

Learn about the following dashboard charts and graphs:

To view the dashboard, click the Dashboard link Flare’ main menu:

Dashboard in Flare's main menu


Liquidity displays the balances of your Flare financial accounts (Book), bank financial accounts (Bank), and the account's reconciliation status. Reconciled status icon: an 'R' in a green box indicates that the account is reconciled and Unreconciled status icon: a 'U' in  a grey box indicates it is unreconciled.

Liquidy chart


  1. Click a Book balance to see your Flare financial account balance.

  2. Indicates that all transactions in the book account (the financial account(s) you created in Flare) are reconciled with the actual bank account transactions. If the account had unreconciled transactions, a grey box with a "U" Unreconciled status icon: a 'U' in a grey box would be displayed.
Book: the financial account in Flare.
Bank: the actual financial institute account (from bank account statements).

Net Working Capital

Net Working Capital (NWC) is represented as a segmented graph comparing current assets to current liabilities, and your business's NWC Ratio—sometimes referred to as "Current Ratio" (Current Assets/Current Liabilities).

Net Working Capital graph


  1. The Current Assets balance is displayed when the green segment is moused over. To display Current Liabilities, hover your mouse over the grey segment.

  2. NWC Ratio (Current Assets/Current Liabilities). An NWC Ratio of less than 1 indicates a strong likelihood of liquidity problems in the future. An NWC ratio of around 2 or more is an indicator of healthy liquidity in the short term.


The budget graph allows you to easily compare budgeted revenue and expenses with actual revenue and expenses.

Budget Summary


  1. Main: an overview of budgeted vs actual revenue and expenses for the entire period set in your budget.

  2. Revenue: budgeted vs. actual revenue by month.

  3. Expense: budgeted vs. actual expenses by month.

  4. Net income: a net income calculation from budgeted income and expenses vs. actual net income. Net income = Income – Cost of Goods Sold – Expenses.

Budget summary tabs


  1. Hover your mouse over a revenue or expense bar to reveal the amount.

  2. Click to toggle visibility of budgeted or actual revenue and expenses.

Aging Report

An overview of aging accounts receivable and accounts payable balances. Balances are rounded up.

Aging receivables and payables report

Aging report navigation


  1. Receivables and payables balances by payment term.

  2. Click a receivable or payable balance to view a list of receivables or payables.

  3. Receivables transactions displayed after clicking the balance link at 2 above.

  4. Click Back to return to the dashboard.

Balance Sheet Summary

The balance sheet segmented concentric graph provides at-a-glance overview of assets and liabilities.

Viewing assets: moving from the inner circle to the outer circle (1 through 3 below) drills down to provide you more detail about Assets.

Balance sheet summary


  1. Hover your mouse over the blue segment to view the balance of all Assets. Click to view Assets which will load in the area labelled "A".

  2. Hover your mouse over orange to view the balance of Cash & Bank. Click to view Cash & Bank accounts to right of the area labelled "A".

  3. Hover over green to view the balance of Checking.

Viewing liabilities: moving from the inner segment to the outer segment of liabilities (1 through 4 below) provides increasing detail.

Balance sheet summary


  1. Hover your mouse over brown to view the balance of all liabilities. Click to load individual liability balances in the area labelled "A".

  2. Hover your mouse over the pink area to view the balance of all sales tax.
    Click to load individual sales tax balances in the area labelled "A".

  3. Individual tax (i.e. State, Federal, Municipal). Hover to view.

  4. Individual tax (i.e. State, Federal, Municipal). Hover to view.

Income vs. Expenses

View income and expenses by month, quarter or year. Click "Monthly" to filter.

Income vs. Expenses graph

Income vs. Expenses graph


  1. Report: view revenue, expense, profit by month, quarter, or previous 2 years.

  2. Compare Income: compare income month by month, quarter by quarter or with previous 2 years.

  3. Compare Expense: compare expenses month by month and with previous year.

  4. Choose to view by month, quarter, or year.

  5. Click light or dark green circles to toggle the item's visibility.
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