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Reading and Understanding the Balance Sheet

August 13

Learn how to break down and understand the balance sheet section by section.

Many people may have financial statements in front of them but they do not know what they should be looking for. The financial statements can be seen as a maze as there is so much information and people do not know where to start looking first. Learn where you can find the balance sheet information you need and then depending on your needs (are you looking to invest in the firm, be employed by the firm, consider getting a loan or extending a line of credit) how to break down the balance sheet section by section, do comparisons, calculate ratios, and make a final decision. Gain the tools needed to do everything mentioned above and make sound decisions for your organization.

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to review and do comparisons between years and understand what happened at the company.

- You will be able to explain and understand the relationship of each account to the financial statements.

- You will be able to discuss how to make better credit decisions for your company.

- You will be able to describe how to analyze and interpret balance sheet information.

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Agenda

Where to Find Balance Sheet Information - SEC Website, Audited Financial Statements

What Is the Make-up of the Balance Sheet and What Should One Look for to Analyze?

Understand Current Asset and Current Liabilities, What They Are and How They Impact Working Capital

Discuss How to Common Size the Balance Sheet so It Can Be Used for Comparative Purposes

Discuss and Explain the Important Ratios That Can Be Pulled off of the Balance Sheet; Liquidity Ratios, Leverage Ratios

How to Gather Information and Make Decisions for; Setting a Line of Credit, Deciding to Buy Stock in This Company, Make a Loan to Them

The 5 C's of Credit -Most of Them Come From the Balance Sheet

How to Finalize Your Decision and Present It to Management

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  • AIPB 1.5
     
  • This program is acceptable for 1.5 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Management Services 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Management Services for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of business financials. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.5 hours.
     

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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for accountants, presidents, vice presidents, business and office managers, finance directors, controllers, CFOs, lending professionals and credit managers.

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Ronald A. Sereika

Ronald A. Sereika

CooperVision

  • 2010 National instructor of the year award for The National Association of Credit Management
  • 2013 CCE award of excellence presented by the National Association of Credit Management
  • 2011 Credit Executive of the year Upstate New York by NACM Chicago
  • National Speaker at NACM Credit Congress, NACM Eastern Regional Conference, Upstate NY Annual meetings 2011 to 2015
  • Two time finalist at CooperVision for the CFO award given annually for the top performer in North America’s finance team
  • B.S. degree in accounting, Fredonia State University; attended Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University executive program for certification in Credit and Finance
  • Can be contacted at 585-264-3269 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 402139
Published 2016, 2018
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