Interpreting and Assessing Company Financial Statements

This course is aimed at delegates familiar with the basic structure of company financial statements or as a progression from the 1-day courses: Interpreting Company Accounts and Assessing Company Performance and Introduction to Financial Accounting.

Duration

1 day

About the course

This course is aimed at delegates familiar with the basic structure of company financial statements or as a progression from the 1-day courses: Interpreting Company Accounts and Assessing Company Performance and Introduction to Financial Accounting.

Who should attend?

People who are responsible for D&O client and underwriter liaison including those responsible for placing D&O liability Insurance for new businesses. The course is equally pertinent to people who wish to learn more about balance sheet analysis.

Workshop Content

  • exploring Company performance and potential through an analysis of the profit and loss account
  • assessing the financial strength – liquidity and solvency through balance sheet analysis
  • assessing the company cash management through the cash flow statement
  • gauging the risks to future performance though projection of financial statements
  • assessing the management and Governance capability of the Company
  • a spreadsheet model will be used to identify the key areas of examination to assess probable future outcomes
  • key areas of examination will be identified in respect of the key financial statements – the profit and loss account, the balance sheet and the cash flow statement
  • the rationale of assessing prospects for mergers and takeovers will be discussed
  • a further look at new business start-ups. The right and wrong ways of starting a business and how to interpret financial data from companies who do not have a track record
  • new public offerings of securities– how they work and applicable time scales

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