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NYC: Intro to Financial Accounting

Teach your team how to analyze financial statements and reports in a hands-on course that uses real-life examples from well-known companies. They'll better understand financial accounting fundamentals and how they apply to companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Apple while building problem-solving skills.

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Group Size Up to 20 people
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Learn how to analyze financial statements and reports. Master financial accounting fundamentals such as accrual accounting, the three main financial statements, and the metrics and ratios analysts use.

This course is taught using hands-on exercises from financial statements of well-known companies. We'll go through real-life examples, by walking through actual 10-K's to gain a better understanding of how the accounting concepts learned in this course apply to companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. 

What You'll Learn at a Glance

  • Financial accounting fundamentals, including cash versus accrual accounting and GAAP
  •  Income statement line items and financial metrics
  •  Balance sheet: Assets = Liabilities + Shareholder's Equity
  •  Cash Flow Statement: Cash flows from operations, investing, and financing
  •  How the financial statements tie together

Course Syllabus

Introduction to Financial Accounting

  • Who uses financial reports?
  • Where to find financial reports
  • Types of financial reports
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Cash vs. accrual accounting

Income Statement

  • Essential line items
  • Profit ratios and margins
  • Accrual accounting in the income statement
  • Depreciation and amortization
  • Trailing Twelve Months (TTM)
  • Year-over-year (Y/Y) Comparisons

Balance Sheet

  • Assets = Liabilities + Shareholder's Equity
  • Essential components of each section
  • Changes in PP&E
  • Working capital

Cash Flow Statements

  • Why we need the cash flow statement
  • Cash flows from operations
  • Cash flows from investing
  • Cash flows from financing
  • Deferred taxes

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Purchase Vouchers or Group Classes

You can purchase group vouchers so your employees can attend any of our courses at their convenience on weeknights, weekdays, or weekends. Our classes are live online or in person at our Manhattan offices. When you invest in a large block of vouchers, you'll also receive a custom registration tracking portal to manage them.

With various courses on our calendar, you don't have to worry about coordinating with each employee to find a class that works for them. Your employees can use their vouchers to enroll in classes that fit their proficiency, schedule, and location needs.

Learn Relevant Skills from Industry Experts

Your employees will leave our training as proficient users who can implement what they've learned the next day. Your employees will also have our course files to keep forever so they can continue using their training as a guide for their day-to-day tasks.

Our hands-on curriculum and focused instruction cater to every learning style. We simulate the challenges your employees will actually face on the job.

We have extensive experience developing curricula for various training sessions, either onsite at your office, here in our Midtown Manhattan offices, or through remote virtual training. Our programs can be completely customized to suit your training needs.


We are happy to discuss your training needs free of charge. Reach out for a free consultation and let us know which skill your team is interested in, your preferred custom training options, and the approximate number of participants you’ll have so we can create a package for you. Send us an email or give us a call today!

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Reschedule or cancel your event by emailing us at [email protected].

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Rescheduled events must occur within 1 year of the original event.

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