Common Issues With Financial Ratio Analysis

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  • CPA/ABV
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  • CFE
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CFA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • CIPM
  • CBA/MCBA
  • FPAC
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
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Course Description

Course Description

Many financial professionals including CPAs, bankers, CFOs, controllers, financial analysts, and credit underwriters use financial ratios but do not leverage them for maximum effectiveness. Financial statements must be analyzed in order to fully understand the data presented. This Online CPE Webinar identifies common issues that should be considered when analyzing financial statements using financial ratios.

This Online Accounting CPE webinar covers the following Key Topics:

  • Inherent limitations of financial ratio analysis.
  • Trends to consider to determine earnings quality, including the relationships between earnings, receivables, inventory, and cash flow. The impact of changes in accounting principles and estimates and the impact of accounting errors.
  • Impact of foreign currency fluctuations from translating statements and from specific foreign exchange transactions.
  • A short case study of an NYSE traded company that issued fraudulent financial statements that were undetected even though there was a limited correlation between earnings and cash flow.

The online continuing education course content covers Financial Statement Analysis topics tested in the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Part 2 examination as outlined by the CMA Part 2 exam content specification outline.

Learning Objectives

  • To explore the major limitations of ratio analysis.
  • To recognize the differences between accounting profit and economic profit and between book value and market value.
  • To identify the determinants and limitations of earnings quality.
  • To explore the relationships between earnings, cash flow, receivables, and inventory.
  • To describe how to adjust financial statements for changes in accounting treatments.

Recommended For

  • This Accounting CPE course is recommended for CPAs, CMAs, CVAs, CFAs, and other Accounting and Finance Professionals as they will learn about the common issues that should be considered when analyzing financial statements using financial ratios.
  • This Online CPD course is recommended for Canadian CPAs desiring to learn about the common issues that should be considered when analyzing financial statements using financial ratios.

    Who Should Attend?

    • Accountant
    • Accounting Managers
    • Bank Managers
    • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
    • Certified Valuation Analysts
    • CFO/Controller
    • Chief Accounting Officer
    • CPA (Industry)
    • CPA - Mid Size Firm
    • CPA - Small Firm
    • CPA in Business
    • Finance Director
    • Finance Pros
    • Senior Accountant
    • VP Accounts
    • VP Finance

    Course Qualification

    Webinar Qualifies For

    • 1.5 CPE Credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
    • 1.5 PL Credit for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
    • 1.5 CPE Credit of Financial accounting for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
    • 1.5 CPE Credit of Accounting for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
    • 1.5 CPE Credit of Accounting & Auditing for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
    • 1.5 CPE Credit of Financial Accounting for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
    • 1.5 CPD Credit of Financial ratios for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
    • 1.5 CPE Credit of Financial accounting for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
    • 1.5 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
    • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
    • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
    • 1.5 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
    • 1.5 CPD Credit of Financial Reporting for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
    • 1.5 CPE Credit of Accounting for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
    • 1.5 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
    • 1.5 CPE Credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
    • 1.5 PL Credit for Certificate In Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)

    Additional details

    • Course Level :
      Basic
    • Credits :
      1.5
    • Instructional Method :
      Group Internet Based
    • Pre-requisites :
      None
    • Advance Preparation :
      None

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    Presenter

    About Presenter

    Thomas Coghlan

    Founder & CEO, CPE University, LLC

    He has worked at the intersection of entrepreneurship, business leadership, technology, and education for over 25 years, resulting in a wide range of skills and experiences...

    Entrepreneur:

    • Founder and CEO of two successful businesses: Appitur® Co. (EdTech) and CPE University (training for accountants).
    • Advisor and investor for startups in food services, online retail, and technology.

    Business Leadership:

    • Progressively responsible roles for multi-national firms in the manufacturing and software industries (Controller -> CFO and IT Director -> VP of Client Services).

    Technology:

    • Business Fellow for the Analytics Center of Excellence at Villanova University School of Business.
    • Sold and delivered over $4 million of successful consulting projects.

    Education:

    • Developed and delivered over 1,300 hours of live Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for financial professionals.
    • Created and taught undergrad and MBA courses in accounting and analytics for a top US university.

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