Introduction to financial statements and the environment of financial reporting

  • Accountant
  • CPA/ABV
  • CPA (CA)
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CA - ICAEW
  • CFA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • ACCA
  • CIPM
  • CBA/MCBA
  • FPAC
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

A financial statement is a formal report of the financial activities of a business, person, or other entity. Financial statements are a key component of accounting; the process of communicating information about a financial entity. Financial statements are presented in a structured manner with conventions accepted by accounting and regulatory personnel. An entity’s financial statement typically includes four basic components: a balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement, and statement of changes in equity.

This CPE course is an introduction to financial statements and will highlight:

What are the financial statements?

Why financial statements are important?

This CPE course also includes a description of the environment in which they are prepared and used as well as a description of the concept of corporate governance. This continuing education will also put emphasizes the role of financial statements in measuring how well companies have performed on key factors of business success. This CPE course covers the preparation and use of financial statements as well as the accounting methods used in constructing the financial statements.

Major topics covered in this online Accounting CPE webinar:

  • The components of a financial statement
  • Uses of the financial statement
  • Limitations of the financial statements
  • Financial statement analyses
  • The environment of financial reporting
  • The environment of corporate governance

Learning Objectives

  • To describe why financial statements are important and how they are used.
  • To describe the four financial statements and explain how they differ.
  • To list the 5 basic questions, in order, that cover the concepts measured by the financial

Recommended For

  • This accounting CPE course for CPAs is recommended for CMAs, CVAs, CIAs, Accountants, Staff of Accounting Firms, and Accounting Freshers desiring to learn about the environment of financial reporting.
  • This CPD course is good for Canadian CPAs who are involved in the preparation and presentation of financial statements.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Accounts Director
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Director of Accounting
  • Director of Financial Reporting
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

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

Additional details

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

NASBA APPROVED

MY-CPE LLC, 1600 Highway 6 south, suite 250, sugar land, TX, 77478

MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

Presenter

About Presenter

Jamie Pratt, Ph.D

Professor, PRATTedu

Jamie Pratt was the Alva L. Prickett Chair of Accounting at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and now holds the title of Distinguished Emeritus Professor.  He received his doctorate in business from Indiana University in 1977, and has held faculty positions at the University of Washington (Seattle), the University of Zurich (Switzerland), Northwestern University and INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France), returning to Indiana in 1991.

Jamie’s research interests are in financial reporting and analysis, where he has published over 30 articles in the top academic research journals (including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting, Organizations and Society, and Issues in Accounting Education), and he has taught courses in financial reporting and analysis at every level (introductory, intermediate, advanced) in every program (undergraduate, MBA, PhD).  He has received over 30 teaching awards and recognitions, and also taught executive education courses throughout the world.  Research and/or teaching recognitions have also come from the following organizations: American Accounting Association, American Taxation Association, Big 4 accounting firms (KPMG and PriceWaterhouseCoopers), Indiana Society of CPAs, the Universities of Manchester (England), Kwansei Gakuin (Japan) and Kentucky, and Business Week magazine.  His resume also includes two textbooks (one in its 11th edition), two computer-based interactive case platforms, a financial analysis case book, and several instructor guides that support these products.  

He is now CEO of PRATTedu (www.prattedu.com), which produces and delivers online video-based courses, primarily in the area of financial reporting and analysis.

About Company

Are you a beginner in the world of financial analysis, a CPA, or somewhere in between? Are you looking for an edge in your education but don’t have much free time?  Prattedu is for you!  Prattedu’s video-based courses will provide a powerful perspective on what is required for success in business and, if you are CPA, you will earn CPE credits as well!

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.
  • Polling feature Not supported: If you are logging in through browser or web portal in the browser (zoom.us) it doesn’t support the polling feature. Please be advised the current polling feature can only be supported via Zoom desktop and mobile app. You can check the same here : https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/203749865-Polling-for-webinars
  • 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.
  • If you still face the polling problem please don’t panic and provide your response in the chat and we shall consider the same for processing for credits. You can download Zoom by clicking on the mentioned link : https://zoom.us/download
  • 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.
  • You can manage your continuing education certificates and credits through your certificate dashboard which is available when you are logged in to your account (LOGIN)
  • 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.
  • myCPE Courses are taken by : CPA | CMA | CFE | CIA | CPA(Yellow Book)| CFP | CFA | CPA (Govt.) | EA | CRTP | MRTP | ORTP | ABV | CITP | CVA | PFS | CFF and others.

Ratings and Review

4.4

16 Ratings

Excellent

10

Very Good

5

Average

0

Poor

0

Terrible

1

MR

Michael Ricozzi, CPA (US)

Mar 17th, 2022

Great intro course

AJ

Ahmed Jeewa, CPA (US)

Jun 30th, 2022

Great presentation, but would've appreciated more personal stories from the instructor

RK

Ronald Kormis, CPA (US)

Jan 21st, 2022

This course was scheduled as a "live webinar". The moderator confirmed to me via Q & A response that the course was in fact a replay of a recording. I request live webinars since this is my preference. This is my first experience where this situation has occurred and, hopefully, I will not experience this again in the future. Thanks.

Introduction to financial Statements CPE Course

PREMIUM

2 Credits

Subject Area

Accounting

Upcoming Webinars

Excel Accountant: Advanced Pivot Tables
  • 4.6
  • (43)

Aug 15, 2022 | 10:00 AM EDT

AICPA Code of Conduct in the Real World
  • 4.5
  • (2149)

Aug 15, 2022 | 10:00 AM EDT

Fraud Update - Latest
  • 4.6
  • (165)

Aug 15, 2022 | 10:00 AM EDT

Interviewing Skills for Professionals
  • 4.6
  • (43)

Aug 15, 2022 | 10:00 AM EDT

The New Lease Standard: A New Focus
  • 4.5
  • (14)

Aug 15, 2022 | 10:00 AM EDT

Personal Financial Strategy 101 for Canadians
  • 4.3
  • (23)

Aug 15, 2022 | 10:00 AM EDT

SOX 404
  • 4.6
  • (9)

Aug 15, 2022 | 10:00 AM EDT

Everything You Need to Know About Partnerships
  • 4.6
  • (59)

Aug 15, 2022 | 11:00 AM EDT

We use cookies to make your experience on this website better