Financial Statement Analysis Best Practices

  • Accountant
  • CPA/ABV
  • CPA (CA)
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

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 online 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. 

This Online CPE Webinar covers following Key Topics:

  • 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?

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

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPD Credit for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • 2 CRE Credit for Certified Financial Examiner (CFE)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Finance for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Michel Morley

Founder, Mike Morley

Mike Morley is a Certified Public Accountant and a recognized authority in the field of finance with more than 25 years experience in finance, including SOX and IFRS implementation.

An entertaining and informative speaker and trainer, Mike is the author of:

“IFRS Simplified” which provides a jump start for accountants and finance executives who want to quickly and easily get up to date on IFRS.

 “Sarbanes-Oxley Simplified” which is an easy-to-read explanation of the requirements of the U.S. legislation that makes CEO's & CFO's personally responsible for the accuracy of their company's financial statements.

“Financial Statement Analysis Simplified” which translates the accounting language of financial statements into clear, easy-to-understand terms that anyone who needs to make well-informed financial decisions quickly will appreciate.

Faq

FAQs content

  • To receive Continuing Education credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • Continuing Education Credit Certificate is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete live webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. Credits would be issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
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  • This event may be a recorded rebroadcast of a live event done in past and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.
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  • Our courses meet the global Continuing Professional Development (CPD-IES7) Standard for Chartered Accountants with International Education Standard 7 (IES 7) set by The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Based on our accreditation by existing IFAC members and affiliates, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
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  • As an accredited provider of Continuing Professional Education in the United States, myCPE online learning platform, courses, and webinars meet the requirements set forth by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), an IFAC Member Organization, as well as the National State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), both IFAC Affiliates. As well as it has been approved by NASBA, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP Board), California Tax Education Council (CTEC), Society of Human Resource Professional (SHRM), Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and many more.Therefore, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable continuing education requirement as CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
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Ratings and Review

3.5

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RD

Richard Dowdy, CPA (US)

Dec 10th, 2020

very good course

JS

John Sparling, CPA (US)

Jan 12th, 2021

The webinar was way better than most of the webinars that I have attended. Michael was very well prepared and that impressed me the most. I would not mind attending a longer webinar session by such a knowledgeable speaker. I am satisfied with my experience on myCPE platform.

MC

Mackenzy Carter, CPA (US)

Dec 10th, 2020

It was great

GL

Grant Lautz, CPA (US)

May 11th, 2021

Not very informative or valuable for practical application, though that may be in large part to the short time allotted for such a broad subject.

BB

Brett Bender, CPA (US)

Dec 10th, 2020

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

Financial Statement Analysis Best Practices

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Subject Area

Finance

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