FINANCIAL
STATEMENT
ANALYSIS Course

WHO IS FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS COURSE FOR?

In today’s world, finance professionals are challenged with providing management a detailed analysis of the impact of the organization’s financial decisions. Therefore, finance professionals need to be skilled at reading through the numbers on the financial statements, analyzing the figures, interpreting the various ratios and presenting this analysis in a dynamic manner. This training takes you from the first step of understanding the relationships between the different elements of financial statements, through calculating and analyzing the financial ratios to the last step of presenting recommendations. While applying Excel tools and techniques, various real life examples of published financial statements will be used throughout the training.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Required Components of Financial Statement Analysis

  • Role of financial reporting and analysis
  • Core financial statements and the importance of the annual report
  • The important role of notes and supplementary information
  • Objectives of financial statements audit
  • Types of audits
  • Financial statement analysis framework
  • The accounting cycle
  • Financial reporting mechanics
  • Relationship, elements and classification of financial statements

Financial Reporting Standards

  • Importance of reporting standards in security analysis and valuation
  • The standards setting bodies
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) versus Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

An Inside look at Financial Statements

  • Income statement components
  • The three important components of income statements
  • Revenue and expense recognition
  • Balance sheet components
    • Measurement and classification
    • Measurement and classification
  • Measurement and classification
  • Cash flow statement
    • Operating, investing, and financing activities
    • Direct versus indirect methods in cash flow preparation
    • Reading and interpreting cash flow
    • The cash rich standard

Cash Flow Analysis: Interpreting the Cash Flow Statement

  • You will learn to analyze and interpret a company’s historical cash flows and use this information to better understand the risks of repayment. This information will also enable you to detect potential problems earlier.

Financial Accounting: GAAP and Asset Recognition

  • Users will be able to recognize the basics of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), determine when and how much revenue or expenses are recognized on the income statement, and identify how accounting methods relate to major current and noncurrent assets on the balance sheet.

Financial Accounting: GAAP, Liabilities and Stockholder’s Equity

  • This topic examines the basics of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), when and how to account for major current and long-term liabilities on the balance sheet, how to account for changes in stockholders’ equity, and the limitations of a financial statement.
  • Role of financial reporting and analysis
  • Core financial statements and the importance of the annual report
  • The important role of notes and supplementary information
  • Objectives of financial statements audit
  • Types of audits
  • Financial statement analysis framework
  • The accounting cycle
  • Financial reporting mechanics
  • Relationship, elements and classification of financial statements
  • Importance of reporting standards in security analysis and valuation
  • The standards setting bodies
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) versus Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Income statement components
  • The three important components of income statements
  • Revenue and expense recognition
  • Balance sheet components
    • Measurement and classification
    • Measurement and classification
  • Measurement and classification
  • Cash flow statement
    • Operating, investing, and financing activities
    • Direct versus indirect methods in cash flow preparation
    • Reading and interpreting cash flow
    • The cash rich standard
  • You will learn to analyze and interpret a company’s historical cash flows and use this information to better understand the risks of repayment. This information will also enable you to detect potential problems earlier.
  • Users will be able to recognize the basics of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), determine when and how much revenue or expenses are recognized on the income statement, and identify how accounting methods relate to major current and noncurrent assets on the balance sheet.
  • This topic examines the basics of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), when and how to account for major current and long-term liabilities on the balance sheet, how to account for changes in stockholders’ equity, and the limitations of a financial statement.

Request a callback

JOIN 1000'S OF PROFESSIONALS

Loading
  • Client Image

    I really enjoyed the training and felt so comfortable during that period.  The instructor’s style was very effective by explaining every subject and giving examples for each one. I really recommend my friends to come and participate in courses here
    • Zana Namiq
    • NADIA Training Alumni
  • Client Image

    Today I completed online Personality Development training conducted by Mr Tinu Thomas. The sessions were very informative, inspiring and interesting. He gave real life like examples which helped me understand the concepts clearly. My confidence level improved and I hope this course would help me pursue my future career in a better way. Thank you so much, Tinu.
    • GS Meera
    • NADIA Training Alumni
  • Client Image

    I just completed my training at Nadia with the trainer (Tinu Thomas). Tinu made the classes so interesting and he gave attention to each student. Classes were very informative. I will definitely recommend to my friends. 🙂 Mariska was so helpful throughout the course for any assistance. Thank you so much to team Nadia!
    • Sherin Kabeer
    • NADIA Training Alumni
  • Client Image

    I did my PHRM training with Mr. Tinu from Nadia and it was a fruitful learning experience for me. Mr. Tinu is a great trainer and he gives attention to each student in his class. He always ensures that each student understand every concept. I'm so glad that I chose Nadia and had the chance to learn from the best. Looking forward to do more professional trainings with Mr. Tinu.. Thank you Mr. Tinu and Nadia !!
    • Hashini K
    • NADIA Training Alumni

Frequently Asked Questions

NADIA Training Institute has been the benchmark for professional training in the Gulf market for more than 38 years. We have built thousands of careers and developed skill sets with our world-class training courses. Whether you want to enhance your job prospects or increase your productivity at work, you will find suitable courses at NADIA.

Yes, we do offer weekend and weekday classes based on students requirements. This may be planned with our learning consultants at the time of course registration.

Upon completion of any training program, while we cannot guarantee employment, we can connect you to recruiters and job vacancies from within our network.

NADIA Training Institute supports several different payment methods including cost-free instalment payment plans. Find out more by speaking to one of our learning consultants.

For partnership and business development inquiries, please contact us at training@nadia-training.com.

Check out our Help and Support center to find quick answers to your questions.