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Financial Statement Analysis

Financial Statement Analysis

Financial Statement Analysis

In today’s world, finance professionals are challenged by providing management a detailed analysis of the impact of the organization’s financial decisions. To determine and identify financial strength weaknesses, and relationships that exist in your company, need skills in calculating financial ratios and using other financial analysis techniques.

This course designed for users of financial reports and accounts who have limited knowledge of financial information; it focuses on the numbers behind the risks rather than the risks themselves. The journey with us takes you from the first step of understanding the relationships between the different elements of financial statements, through the process of calculating and analyzing the financial ratios, to the last step of presenting recommendations.

 

Learning outcome

  • Apply the framework of financial statements analysis
  • The components of financial statements: Balance sheet, profit and loss, and cash flow and keynotes to the accounts
  • Demonstrate skills in calculating financial ratios and using other financial analysis techniques
  • Use financial statements to evaluate a firm’s business operations and to predict its future condition

 

Target Audience

  • Professionals entering into a role in a financial institution or in a financial role in a non-financial institution
  • Financial professionals in credit risk, asset investment or relationship management role
  • Individuals and professionals requiring insight into the operations of treasury markets and their products.
  • Regulators and supervisors to understand the finance for analysis

Purpose of financial reports and the standards that guide the reports

  • The Practice of Financial Analysis
  • Role of financial reporting and analysis
  • Corporate Value and Shareholder Value
  • The Context of Financial Analysis and Decision-making
  • Financial reporting standards

Detailed view on financial statements

  • Core financial statements and the importance of the annual report
  • Income statement components
  • Revenue and expense recognition
  • Balance sheet components
  • Measurement and classification
  • Cash flow statement
  • Direct versus indirect methods in cash flow preparation
  • Reading and interpreting cash flow
  • The cash rich standard

 Financial Ratios and Techniques

  • Vertical and horizontal analysis and strategy
  • Balance sheet and income statement approaches
  • Interrelation of balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement
  • Ratio Analysis and Business Performance
  • Liquidity Solvency analysis
  • Asset management and activity ratios
  • Profitability analysis
  • Market and valuation
  • Limitation of ratio analysis

Different perspectives on the financial reports

  • Management’s Point of View
  • Owners’ Point of View
  • Lenders’ Point of View
  • Interrelationship of Financial Projections

Cash flow forecasting

  • EVA and NPV
  • Operating Budgets
  • Cash Forecasts and Cash Budgets

 Potential financial distress and risk analysis

  • Evaluating a company’s past performance
  • Financial Growth Plans
  • Valuation and Business Performance
  • Dealing with Risk and Changing Circumstances
  • Predicting Financial Distress
  • The Analytical Tools to Manage Risk
  • Systematic Risk, Unsystematic Risk, Business Risk and Financial Risk
  • Assessing the quality of financial reports

Fee Per Participant

USD 1875/-

Fees + VAT is applicable

Dates & Times

September 2020:

2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th & 10th

Language: English

Time:

10:00 – 13:00 (UAE)

9:00 – 12:00 (KSA)

Overview

In today’s world, finance professionals are challenged by providing management a detailed analysis of the impact of the organization’s financial decisions. To determine and identify financial strength weaknesses, and relationships that exist in your company, need skills in calculating financial ratios and using other financial analysis techniques.

This course designed for users of financial reports and accounts who have limited knowledge of financial information; it focuses on the numbers behind the risks rather than the risks themselves. The journey with us takes you from the first step of understanding the relationships between the different elements of financial statements, through the process of calculating and analyzing the financial ratios, to the last step of presenting recommendations.

 

Learning outcome

  • Apply the framework of financial statements analysis
  • The components of financial statements: Balance sheet, profit and loss, and cash flow and keynotes to the accounts
  • Demonstrate skills in calculating financial ratios and using other financial analysis techniques
  • Use financial statements to evaluate a firm’s business operations and to predict its future condition

 

Target Audience

  • Professionals entering into a role in a financial institution or in a financial role in a non-financial institution
  • Financial professionals in credit risk, asset investment or relationship management role
  • Individuals and professionals requiring insight into the operations of treasury markets and their products.
  • Regulators and supervisors to understand the finance for analysis
Course Outline

Purpose of financial reports and the standards that guide the reports

  • The Practice of Financial Analysis
  • Role of financial reporting and analysis
  • Corporate Value and Shareholder Value
  • The Context of Financial Analysis and Decision-making
  • Financial reporting standards

Detailed view on financial statements

  • Core financial statements and the importance of the annual report
  • Income statement components
  • Revenue and expense recognition
  • Balance sheet components
  • Measurement and classification
  • Cash flow statement
  • Direct versus indirect methods in cash flow preparation
  • Reading and interpreting cash flow
  • The cash rich standard

 Financial Ratios and Techniques

  • Vertical and horizontal analysis and strategy
  • Balance sheet and income statement approaches
  • Interrelation of balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement
  • Ratio Analysis and Business Performance
  • Liquidity Solvency analysis
  • Asset management and activity ratios
  • Profitability analysis
  • Market and valuation
  • Limitation of ratio analysis

Different perspectives on the financial reports

  • Management’s Point of View
  • Owners’ Point of View
  • Lenders’ Point of View
  • Interrelationship of Financial Projections

Cash flow forecasting

  • EVA and NPV
  • Operating Budgets
  • Cash Forecasts and Cash Budgets

 Potential financial distress and risk analysis

  • Evaluating a company’s past performance
  • Financial Growth Plans
  • Valuation and Business Performance
  • Dealing with Risk and Changing Circumstances
  • Predicting Financial Distress
  • The Analytical Tools to Manage Risk
  • Systematic Risk, Unsystematic Risk, Business Risk and Financial Risk
  • Assessing the quality of financial reports
Schedule & Fees

Fee Per Participant

USD 1875/-

Fees + VAT is applicable

Dates & Times

September 2020:

2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th & 10th

Language: English

Time:

10:00 – 13:00 (UAE)

9:00 – 12:00 (KSA)