Financial Accounting Course
Financial Accounting focuses on the foundations of financial accounting concepts and methods used to generate, analyze, and interpret financial statements. Learners perform journal entries and record-keeping of transactions with an understanding of how these accounts are measured and reported in major financial statements.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Financial Accounting Course Overview
Describe the basics of recording transactions including debits, credits, and journal entries
Determine when to recognize revenues and expenses
Categorize assets, liabilities, and shareholders’ equity
Measure and report assets, liabilities, and shareholders’ equity accounts using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Present a complete set of financial statements including a statement of comprehensive income, a statement of financial position, a statement of cash flows, and a statement of changes in equity
Calculate financial statement ratios
Financial Accounting 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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Financial Accounting Course Testimonials
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