Financial Statements & Cash Flow Analysis

Category: Financial Statements & Cash Flow Analysis

Course Description

The aim of this training program is to provide participants, particularly those who have no prior knowledge of finance, with an introduction to financial statement analysis. This program will provide an understanding of financial accounting fundamentals for prospective users of corporate financial information. The income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement are introduced, and the key interactions between the income statement and balance sheet are explained. Participants will build simple financial statements using a list of transactions.

Participants learn how to build cash flow statements using historical and forecast balance sheets. The relationship between cash and changes in assets, liabilities and equity accounts is analysed in detail, allowing participants to understand the full integration of the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement. The cash flow session is particularly relevant as a foundation for modelling skills.

Objectives

  • Understand the accounting concepts
  • Understand the major elements of financial statements
  • Understand the linkages between financial statements
  • Learn to prepare financial statements & cash flow
  • Learn to analyse the financial statements & cash flow

Who Should Attend

Financial Statements & Cash Flow Analysis

  • Marketing Executives, Business Development Executives, Accounts Executives, Credit Control Ofcer, Customer Care
  • Personnel, Quality Control Officer,
  • Auditors, Operation Managers, supervisors and professionals dealing with company’s nancial statements.

Course Outline

  • Introduction and Balance Sheet
  • Accrual Accounting and the Income Statement
  • Cash flows
  • Working capital assets
  • Ratio analysis and Mid-course Exam
  • Long-lived assets and marketable securities
  • Liabilities and long-term debt
  • Deferred taxes
  • Stockholders’ equity
  • How to read an Annual Report