Financial Statement Analysis Best Practices

3.6 (9)

Michel Morley

Mike Morley

Tuesday, February 09, 2021 | 12:00 PM EST

  • CPA Canada
  • CMA
  • CPA

2 CPE | 2 CPD

$20

Subject Area

Finance

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

2 CPE credit of Finance for all CPAs

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Additional Dates

Mar 09, 2021 | 09:30 AM EST Register

Course Description

Is financial statement analysis part of your job? Is it a component of your corporate or personal investment strategy? Don’t you wish you had an easier, faster way of doing it? In this scenario, you need to understand and apply financial statement analysis in an efficient manner.

But even if you ignore all these questions, you know that financial statement analysis is a crucial part of any decision making process. Therefore it is absolutely important to know if you are following best practices in the financial statement analysis. Financial statement analysis is a tool that allows you to quickly “read between the lines.” This webinar provides you an opportunity to learn the secrets to analyzing financial statements quickly and easily so you can make the right decisions every time. 

Major Topics Covered:

  • GAAP: The basic building blocks
  • Understanding the Statement of Changes in Financial Position
  • Profit vs. Cash Flow
  • Follow the money - understanding cash flow
  • The hidden risks of mergers and acquisitions
  • Benchmarking
  • Developing a consistent methodology
  • Understanding credit ratings
  • Analysis ratios

This entertaining webinar will teach you the instructor’s unique approach to assessing a company’s ability to pay its bills and pay good returns to its investors. You’ll be amazed at just how much fun taking a class in financial statement analysis can actually be!

Learning Objectives

  • To review the relevant GAAP
  • To dissect a Statement of Changes in Financial Position
  • To recall how to “follow the money”
  • To identify the hidden pitfalls of mergers and acquisitions
  • To explore which ratios are important

Who Should Attend?

  • Finance Pros
  • Accountant
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • Accounting Firm
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Young CPA
  • Finance Director
  • Senior Accountant
  • VP Finance
  • Accounting Managers
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers

Testimonial

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RD

very good course

JS

Informative webinar. Useful information for every day situations.

MC

It was great

VF

This is a very basic presentation.

BB

Well delivered content. Might not have needed it to be 2 hours

FV

Material was great but the presentation was not engaging