Finance

Performing Financial Analysis: Is the Company Making Money?

This nano-learning module is designed to examine financial statement analysis of the income statement.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify ratios and analysis tools using vertical and horizontal analysis to measure and understand profitability.

Content Partner:

SmartPros Ltd.

SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and
provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
of its professional markets.


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None

Speaker / Author:

James J. Newhard, CPA, licensed as a CPA in Pennsylvania, is a discussion leader for Loscalzo Institute, a Kaplan company, and an established CPA practitioner with 38 years of practice in public accounting. Jim spent over 7 years of public practice with a regional and national CPA firm in their A&A departments. Subsequent to that, Jim established his own firm, JAMES J. NEWHARD, CPA, in December 1986, committed to a focus on small business entrepreneurs and individuals, and providing a variety of tax (preparation, planning, and controversy), accounting (review, compilation, and QuickBooks Pro-Advisor), business analytics and attestations, and advisory services to individuals, small-to-medium sized businesses, estates.

Jim is a member of the AICPA (including PCPS and Tax Section) and serves on the FRF for SMEs task force. He is also a long-time, very active and involved member of the PICPA, including many years of leadership in the Greater Philadelphia Chapter, including serving as Chapter President (2006–2007). He was the recipient of the Volunteer Service Award (2009) and the Champion Service Award (2012). Jim serves on several PICPA statewide committees, including the Committee on Accounting and Auditing Procedures, CPA Image Enhancement, Member Services, State & Local Taxation (as well as the Act 32 Local Tax Task Force), and Legislation. At the Philadelphia Chapter level, Jim serves on the Committee on Local Taxation & Legislation Committee, Federal Tax, Member Services, and the Accounting & Assurance Committee. Jim has served as a member of PICPA Council (2015-2017) and on the Future of Education task force. Additionally, he now serves as the editor of the Accounting & Auditing column for the Pennsylvania CPA Journal (previously editor for practitioner’s column), has authored several columns and features, and has provided PICPA webinars on both PA local taxation and A&A update.

With a career-long focus on practitioner services and the essential client services, Jim serves as discussion leader for Loscalzo Institute in compilation and review, practitioner financial reporting and standards issues and updates (including revenue and leasing), tax matters programs, professional ethics (financial reporting and circular 230 tax), Special Purpose Framework Financial Reporting, Financial Reporting Framework for SMEs, FASB and AICPA Update, and workpaper considerations and issues.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Details

Course Code : 99NANE04

Release Date : 10/01/2017
Expire Date : 06/30/2021
Credits :
CPE 0.20

Length : 10min
Course Level : Basic
Course Type : Nano Learning
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Finance


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