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Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis

COURSE
365 Careers
10 hrs

Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis

COURSE
365 Careers
10 hrs
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Included in GO1 PremiumStarting from $12 per user for teamsLearn moreTry for free

Course Overview

This course teaches the accounting fundamentals that anyone employed in Business and Finance needs

Target Audience

  • Aspiring Accountants and Financial Analysts
  • Aspiring Investment Bankers
  • Aspiring Financial Controllers
  • Business Owners
  • Accounting Students

Learning Objectives

  • Understand bookkeeping records
  • Build an Income Statement
  • Build a Balance Sheet
  • Understand the accounting equation and the principle of double entry
  • Tell the difference between debits and credits
  • Account for the difference between income and cash
  • Navigate through Financial Reports with ease
  • Perform Vertical and Horizontal Analysis
  • Calculate Liquidity Solvency Profitability and Growth ratios
  • Analyze a company's performance based on the figures in its annual report

Business Outcomes

  • Strong financial accounting understanding
  • Ratio analysis
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Understanding of financial statements
Learning
Course Videos
What does the course cover?video
What is accounting and why do we need it?video • 3 mins
The importance of bookkeeping - Good accounting records are essentialvideo • 3 mins
Financial accounting - Who needs financial reports?video • 2 mins
The three main financial statements: P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flowvideo • 2 mins
Income statement itemsvideo • 5 mins
Revenue types - Practical exercisevideo • 3 mins
Depreciation and Amortizationvideo • 6 mins
Balance sheet itemsvideo • 2 mins
Asset types - Practical exercisevideo • 7 mins
Liabilities types - Practical exercisevideo • 4 mins
The revenue recognition principle - Why is it so important?video • 3 mins
The expense recognition principle - When to recognize expensesvideo • 7 mins
Historical Cost vs. Fair Value accountingvideo • 3 mins
The accounting equation and how it stays in balancevideo • 2 mins
General & subsidiary ledgersvideo • 2 mins
Making sense of debits and creditsvideo • 4 mins
Income statement T-Accountsvideo • 4 mins
Double entry bookkeeping - The cornerstone principle of accountingvideo • 2 mins
Practical exercise 1: Building a P&L and a Balance Sheetvideo
Practical exercise 2: Building a P&L and a Balance Sheetvideo
Practical exercise 3: Building a P&L and a Balance Sheetvideo
Practical exercise 4: Building a P&L and a Balance Sheetvideo
Course Challengevideo
Timing of revenuesvideo • 8 mins
The difference between cash flow and profit - A must know for every entrepreneurvideo • 3 mins
The timing of payments: How business owners improve cash flowvideo • 3 mins
Introduction to financial statementsvideo • 3 mins
Examining a company's financial report - P&G 2015video • 7 mins
Verifying figures presented in financial statementsvideo • 3 mins
The essence of financial statement analysis: Four key dimensionsvideo • 2 mins
Calculating subtotals, totals and year-on-year growthvideo • 2 mins
Key mechanics of financial statement analysis - Performing a meaningful analysisvideo • 4 mins
Using different P&L and Balance sheet formats - Horizontal and vertical analysisvideo • 4 mins
An introduction to the days methodology - Understanding working capital trendsvideo • 2 mins
Understanding financial ratiosvideo • 8 mins
Practical exercise: Analyzing P&G's business through financial ratios (1 of 2)video
Practical exercise: Analyzing P&G's business through financial ratios (2 of 2)video
What you'll see in this next sectionvideo
How to download Tesla's historical financialsvideo
Calculating and analyzing growth and profitability ratiosvideo
Calculating and analyzing liquidity ratiosvideo
Calculating and analyzing solvency ratiosvideo
Calculating cash flows - Understand if a business makes or burns cashvideo • 3 mins
The three parts of cash flow statements explainedvideo • 3 mins
Cash flow computations - The direct methodvideo • 3 mins
Cash flow computations - The indirect methodvideo • 4 mins
Cash flow in practicevideo
Congratulationsvideo
Course Resources
Course Notesdocument
Course Transcriptstext