Published: September, 2021
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 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 on 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:
This accounting CPE course for CPAs is recommended for CMAs, CVAs, CIAs, Accountants, Staff of Accounting Firms, Accounting Freshers desiring to learn about the environment of financial reporting.
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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.
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!