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Accounting for Finance Professionals
September 27, 2017

Event Description
This course provides an interactive review of accounting principles from the perspective of a finance professional. Participants will have the opportunity to build a set of financial statements that incorporate simple and complex accounting concepts.

Topics Include
Review Accounting Concepts

  • Discuss key accounting principles such as revenue recognition, the matching principle, double entry accounting and accrual accounting
  • Learn to read the financial reports which are provided for investors
  • Review a company’s key financial statements and understand how they relate to each other:
      • Income Statement
      • Cash Flow Statement
      • Balance Sheet

Understand Financial Statements

  • Participants will create a set of financial statements that incorporate numerous accounting concepts, including:
      • Revenue and costs – discuss issues related to recognition
      • Depreciation – review various methodologies to allocate the cost of a fixed asset over its useful life
      • EBITDA – a popular measure of a company’s financial performance
      • Income tax – discuss common timing differences between accounting and government tax calculations
      • Inventory – review different methods of inventory accounting such as FIFO, LIFO and Average Cost
      • Fixed assets
      • Subsidiary accounting – accounting treatment at various ownership levels
      • Debt & equity – the key concepts and terms associated with various forms of capital
  • Understand the links between each of the financial statements

Who Will Benefit
Accounting is the language of business and anyone working in a business environment should have a solid grasp of accounting concepts and financial statements.
The Marquee Group
56 Temperance Street, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3V5
Date & Time
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Lunch will be provided
Special Instructions

  • Attendees must bring their own laptop with access to Excel.

Payment Information

  • EARLY PAYMENT PRICING: $525 + tax (if registration is paid Wednesday, September 13, 2017)

PAYMENT DEADLINE: Friday, September 22, 2017

All of The Marquee Group’s courses are interactive and delivered through a combination of lectures, group discussions and hands-on computer assignments. During a course, participants are provided with printed materials and electronic worksheet files. Following a session, participants have continued access to the instructors who are available to answer questions. Click here to view the refund and cancellation policies.

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