Accounting and Financial Reporting Course
Accounting and Financial Reporting engages learners in applying the principles of corporate finance and accounting to business decision making.
Course topics include financial statements and other reports, the basics of financial forecasting and budgeting, accounting analytics, and the communications and vocabulary related to financial statements. Learners reconcile financial transactions and accounting records, and examine the implications of international differences in accounting frameworks and financial reporting requirements.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Accountants, Financial advisors, Finance officers
Accounting and Financial Reporting Course Overview
Apply accounting analytical tools and techniques to current and prior period financial and accounting data
Assess an organization’s financial performance and the quality of its financial reports
Analyze intercorporate investments including financial assets, investments in associates, business combinations, and joint ventures
Consolidate financial transactions with accounting records to build financial statements and reports
Analyze the effects of accounting treatments on financial statements and ratios
Translate financial statements for corporations with multinational operations across multiple foreign currencies to navigate international differences in accounting frameworks (including GAAP) and financial reporting requirements
Accounting and Financial Reporting Course Skills
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When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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Accounting and Financial Reporting Course Testimonials
My weekly reflective journal is my Nexford highlight. Thanks to faculty support, I continually apply principles to my enterprise – and I've been able to scale beyond considerable measure.