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Accounting Analysis Basics (4171973A)

Date:Friday, February 2, 2018
Time:11:30AM - 7:00 PM
(Registration at 11:00AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:8.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Solomon N. Darwin
Vendor:California CPA Education Foundation
Course Level:Basic
Early Bird Price:$245.00 FICPA Members, $365.00 Non-Members


By understanding accounting, a business analyst can more effectively use a company's disclosed financial information to manage and implement business plans. Learn how to use your financial reporting expertise to conduct an accounting analysis which can help detect distortions in financial statements. Gain the tools necessary to become skilled at such analyses, including the instructor's Open Balance Sheet. Plus, review the impact of financial and accounting data on the function of capital markets in relation to the changing economic landscape and globalization.

  • Identify how to manage more effectively through higher-quality financial analysis.
  • Determine areas of improvement for better asset utilization.
  • Recognize how to implement better business plans through informed financial analysis.
  • Determine costs and restructure a stronger revenue-generating balance sheet.
  • Identify methodology consisting of six steps in analyzing accounting data.

Major Topics:
  • Accounting analysis and methodology.
  • Factors influencing the quality of accounting-based financial reports.
  • Impact of emerging business models on balance sheets.
  • Introduction to instructor's Open Balance Sheet.

Who Should Attend:

CPAs and financial professionals.


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