Finance and Accounting Intermediate
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Finance and Accounting Intermediate

Quickly learn the Language of Business Finance & Accounting
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Created by Chris Moore
Last updated 5/2017
Current price: $20 Original price: $95 Discount: 79% off
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Will be able to take the Income Statement to the next level
  • Will be able to solve short term cash shortages in your Company
  • Will be able to complete Company budgets and forecasts
  • Will be able to calculate Work-in-progress
  • Will be able to improve your Company's profitabilty
  • Will be able to calculate both cost rates and charge out rates for your staff and your machines
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  • Basic Finance & Accounting Knowledge
  • Basic Excel knowledge

This course is a follow on from the beginner’s course in finance & accounting showing more advanced areas in accounting and business.  This is an ideal course for Managers, Entrepreneurs and anybody wanting to start in a finance department who needs to quickly learn the language of business

This course has the option of turning on Subtitles or Closed Captions.

The Income Statement / Profit & Loss Statement complications

Accruals Accounting

Fixed Assets and Depreciation

Cost rates and charge-out rates for your staff and your machines

Improving your profitability

Valuing Work-in-progress

Stocks. Inventories and Work-in-Progress

Forecasting and improving the cash in your Company

Sales Budgeting, Cost Budgeting, Rounding errors, Gross Profits, Comparing Actuals with Budgets and Forecasts

The quickest way to get into senior management, (be a mini expert in finance; for non-finance management)

Take this course and surprise your colleagues with your financial knowledge.

Senior management value colleagues that understand what makes their company tick, these are the people that get fast tracked up the promotion ladder.



Who is the target audience?
  • People who want to learn more than the basics of finance and accounting
  • Company Managers, Directors, Vice Presidents
  • Anyone that wants to work in Finance & Accounting
  • Entrepreneurs who want to quickly learn the language of business
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 17 Lectures Collapse All 17 Lectures 01:16:24
Income Statement / Profit & Loss Account
3 Lectures 12:43

Learn how to deal with calculating work-in-progress in your financials

Work-In-Progress Calculating
Accruals Accounting is Fundamental to Accounting
2 Lectures 08:06

Find out why Accruals Accounting is necessary to obtain correct financials

Preview 04:19

Accruals Accounting Fixes
Company Budgeting
6 Lectures 23:45
Sales Forecasting and Budgeting

Learn the various issues and techniques that go with Company Budgeting

Budgeting Overview

See how tweaking revenue, prices, fixed costs and variable costs can have a dramatic affect on your forecasts  

Why Gross Profit is important in Budgeting

See a practical demonstration of budgets being compared with the actual results

Budgeting compared with Actuals results

Having rounding errors can cause significant embarrassment to the creator of the budget. This lesson shows you how to avoid these errors 

Avoiding Rounding errors

In some Companies, cash is a vital resource to keep under control. This lecture shows what to look out for

Improving the Cash position
Improving the Profits of your Company
2 Lectures 12:44

You have produced your budget and the profit, or operating income is disappointing. This lesson shows you how to dissect your forecast and suggest improvements

Pump up the Profits

This is stage 2 from merely pumping up your profits. It shows a more dramatic approach to solving a loss making Company. This also shows how Company Doctors approach the issue. 

Fix a Loss making Company
Calculating Charge-out rates and Cost-rates for Staff & Machines
2 Lectures 12:36

If you need to either charge out yourself, or some of your staff to other Companies, you will need to see how to build up an hourly, or daily rate. This  lesson shows you the method.

Calculating Charge-out and Cost-rates Staff

This lesson shows you how to charge out machine time in an factory setting.

Calculating Charge-out and Cost-rates Machines
Other Points
2 Lectures 06:30

You've probably heard the expression "cash is king", cash and profits often follow a different pattern. This lesson shows you why this happens.

Cash Versus Profit

Your Company may have a need for further cash and you don't want to give away equity, Your choice may be between a bank loan, or a bank overdraft. This lesson gives you the merits and shortfalls or both methods of raising extra cash  

Preview 01:28
About the Instructor
Chris Moore
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1,217 Students
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Chartered Management Accountant FCMA, FIoD, FCMI, CGMA,

Before becoming a Coaching Finance specialist Chris Moore's career included 20 years in Financial Director roles, including working for USA companies. The last seven years were spent as the Managing Director of one of Boeing Aircraft's UK subsidiaries, and in this time he oversaw the setting up of a multi-million dollar eLearning and training division.

Chris is a: Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Fellow of the Institute of Directors Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute Global Management Accountant