Financials can be presented in different forms. Column charts show the big trends, and simple tables depict the exact data.

 
A table that serves as a profit and loss account. Right-align data, adjust rows and columns as needed. Highlight totals

A table that serves as a profit and loss account. Right-align data, adjust rows and columns as needed. Highlight totals

A column chart is a good tool to highlight top line / revenue growth.

A column chart is a good tool to highlight top line / revenue growth.

Column charts can add a bit more detail. Turning them into a stack chart gives you the opportunity to add operating costs and profit

Column charts can add a bit more detail. Turning them into a stack chart gives you the opportunity to add operating costs and profit

A simple grid to highlight key financial statistics

A simple grid to highlight key financial statistics

A tree is a useful tool to communicate the assumptions behind a revenue model quickly. Which factors do you have to multiply to get to $100m in year 5?

A tree is a useful tool to communicate the assumptions behind a revenue model quickly. Which factors do you have to multiply to get to $100m in year 5?

Summary statistics presented in a list format

Summary statistics presented in a list format