Accounting & Financial Statement Analysis: Complete Training
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Accounting & Financial Statement Analysis: Complete Training

Accounting & Financial Ratio Analysis made easy. Learn important accounting skills that will get your foot in the door!
4.6 (5,806 ratings)
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36,961 students enrolled
Created by 365 Careers
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 39 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • 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
  • No prior knowledge of accounting is assumed or needed
  • There is nothing to buy or pay for - everything is included for free
  • You'll need a notebook and a pen

Accounting is one of the most important skills for people pursuing a career in Finance.

It helps you understand whether a business is profitable.

It gives you an idea of a company’s size.

It helps you use the past in order to take action in the present and change the future.

However, it’s essential that you understand it well.

If you want to become…

  • a Financial Analyst

  • an Accountant

  • an Auditor

  • a Business Analyst

  • a Financial Controller

  • a Financial Manager

  • a CFO

  • a CEO

  • an Investment Banker

  • an Equity Research Analyst

  • an Investor

  • an Entrepreneur 

  • Someone who is involved with a business and would like to be successful

Then you simply have to learn Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis. There is no way around it.

But how can you do that if you have very limited time and no prior training? And how can you be sure that you are not missing an important piece of the puzzle?

Accounting & Financial Statement Analysis: Complete Training is here for you. One of the best Finance courses available on Udemy, it includes everything you’ll need. We will start from the very basics and then gradually build a solid foundation that will serve you well throughout your career.

What makes this course different from the rest of the Accounting courses that are out there?

  • High quality of production – HD video and animations (This isn’t a collection of boring lectures!)

  • Knowledgeable instructor (experience in Big 4 Accounting + Master in Finance)

  • Financial Statement Analysis: We will learn how to use information about the past in order to predict how a business will fare in the future

  • Extensive Case Studies that will help you reinforce everything that you’ve learned

  • Excellent support: If you don’t understand a concept or you simply want to drop us a line, you’ll receive an answer within two business days

  • Dynamic: We don’t want to waste your time! The instructor keeps up a very good pace throughout the whole course.

How come accounting is so important?

It’s about money, right? If you want to understand how money is coming in and going out of a business, you will have to learn accounting.

Here are 5 more reasons why you should take this course and learn accounting:

  • Jobs. A solid understanding of accounting usually lands you a sweet job as an accountant and opens doors for a number of career paths.

  • Promotions. Accountants are promoted very easily inside large corporations

  • Mick Jagger studied accounting

  • Secure Future. Accounting skills remain with you and provide extra security. You won’t ever have to fear unemployment

  • Girls dig accountants! Guys who can tell the difference between debits and credits are proven to be the most popular with women

Please don’t forget that the course comes with Udemy’s 30-day unconditional money-back-in-full guarantee. And why not give such a guarantee, when we are convinced that the course will provide a ton of value for you?

Enroll today and let's start this journey together!

Who this course is for:
  • Aspiring Accountants and Financial Analysts
  • Aspiring Investment Bankers
  • Aspiring Financial Controllers
  • Business Owners
  • Accounting Students
  • Anyone wishing to understand a company's financials
  • Anyone wishing to be successful in the world of Business & Finance
Course content
Expand all 54 lectures 03:19:48
+ The Three Main Statements in Financial Accounting
7 lectures 26:15
The Three Main Financial Statements: P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
Revenue types - practical exercise
Depreciation and amortization
Balance sheet items
The types of assets - practical example
The types of liabilities - practical example
The Three Main Statements in FInancial Accounting
3 questions
+ Understanding the Big Picture: Why, What, When, and How Much in Accounting
4 lectures 07:35
The Revenue Recognition Principle - Why Is it so Important?
Completing 33% of the course
The Expense Recognition Principle - When to Recognize Expenses
Historical Cost vs. Fair Value Accounting
+ Let's Build a Solid Foundation: Core Accounting Principles That You Should Learn
5 lectures 16:17
The Accounting Equation and How It Stays in Balance
The Accounting Equation
1 question
General & Subsidiary Ledgers - This Is How a Firm Organizes Its Accounts
General and Subsidiary Ledgers
1 question
Making Sense of Debits and Credits! It Does Not Have To Be Hard
Income Statement T-Accounts
1 question
The Cornerstone Principle of Accounting - Double Entry Bookkeeping
Double-Entry Bookkeeping
1 question
Quiz Number 3
4 questions
+ A COMPLETE Case Study: Bookkeeping Records + Income Statement + Balance Sheet
6 lectures 35:41
Case Study (Part 1)
2 questions
Completing 50% of the course
Practical Exercise: Bookkeeping entries + Building a P&L & a Balance Sheet (2/4)
Practical Exercise: Bookkeeping entries + Building a P&L & a Balance Sheet (3/4)
Case Study (Part 2)
2 questions
Practical Exercise: Bookkeeping entries + Building a P&L & a Balance Sheet (4/4)
Case Study (Part 3)
2 questions
Course Challenge - Build a P&L and Balance Sheet from scratch
Case Study (Part 4)
2 questions
+ Accounting & Timing: Income and Cash Flow Are Two Different Things
4 lectures 17:30
The Importance of Timing: Revenue and Expense Recognition
The Difference Between Cash Flow and Profit - A Must Know For Every Entrepreneur
The Timing of Payments: Here Is How Many Business Owners Improve Their Cash Flow
The Four Types of Accruals Arising in Accounting Transactions
+ Preparing a Cash Flow Statement: Understanding Cash Flow Analysis
5 lectures 16:59
Calculating Cash Flows - Understand if a business makes or burns cash
The three parts of Cash Flow statements explained
Cash Flow computations - The Direct method
Cash Flow computations - The Indirect method
Calculating Cash Flow in practice: A complete example
Quiz Number 4
3 questions
+ Introduction to Financial Reporting
3 lectures 11:53
Introduction to Financial Statements
Let's Open P&G's 2015 Financial Report and Take a Look At It Together
Who Verifies That The Figures Presented in Financial Statements Are Correct?
Quiz Number 5
2 questions
+ Financial Statement Analysis: Science and Practice
8 lectures 30:54
The Essence of Financial Statement Analysis: Four Key Dimensions
Calculating Subtotals, Totals and Year-on-Year Growth
Key Mechanics of Financial Statement Analysis: Performing a Meaningful Analysis
Using Different P&L and Balance Sheet Formats + Horizontal and Vertical Analysis
An Introduction to the "Days" Methodology: Understanding Working Capital Trends
Financial Ratios Every Investor Should Use: Understanding Financial Ratios
Quiz Number 6
2 questions
Practical Exercise: Analyzing P&G's Business Through Financial Ratios (1 of 2)
Practical Exercise: Analyzing P&G's Business Through Financial Ratios (2 of 2)
Calculate financial ratios and analyze Tesla Inc.'s financials in terms of liquidity, profitability, solvency, and growth.
Financial statement analysis
1 question
+ Financial Statement Analysis - Tesla exercise
7 lectures 23:44
What you will see next in this section
How to download Tesla's historical financials
Calculating and analyzing growth and profitability ratios
Calculating and analyzing liquidity ratios
Calculating and analyzing solvency ratios
Completing 100% of the course