Financial Analysis and Investigation Course

Acquire skills in financial analysis and investigation in this training course. Learn techniques for evaluating financial data and making informed decisions. BMC Training offers Financial Analysis and Investigation Course in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting Courses.

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  • 190 Training Sessions
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  • Two Weeks

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Course Description

Objectives:

  • Apply the framework of financial statements analysis.
  • Demonstrate skills at the foundations of ratio and financial analysis.
  • Carry out company and industry analysis.
  • Implement the process of company evaluation and analysis.
  • Analyse real-life financial statements from companies traded on the world and GCC stock exchanges.
  • Describe the nature of fraud and the fraudster
  • Identify relevant legislation in relation to fraud investigations
  • Identify specialist agencies to support fraud investigations
  • Maximise existing skills within fraud investigations
  • Manage fraud investigations
  • An understanding of how to safely secure and package exhibits recovered in an investigation and label them correctly for continuity and court purposes

Outlines:

Financial Statements and Business Decisions

  • Accounting and Financial Systems
  • Four Key Financial Statements
  • Relationship among the Financial Statements
  • Management Uses of Financial Statements
  • Essential Notes to the Financial Statements

Financial Statement Analysis: An Introduction

  • Role of Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • The Core Financial Statements and the Importance of the Annual Report
  • The Important Role of Notes and Supplementary Information
  • Objective and Types of Audits of Financial Statements
  • Financial Statement Analysis Framework
  • The Accounting Cycle
  • Financial Reporting Mechanics
  • Relationship, Elements and Classification of Financial Statements

Financial Reporting Standards

  • Importance of Reporting Standards in Security Analysis and Valuation
  • The Standards Setting Bodies
  • International Financial Reporting Standards versus Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Understanding Financial Statements

  • Income Statement Components
  • Revenue and Expense Recognition
  • Balance Sheet Components:
  • Measurement and Classification
  • Cash Flow Statement:
  • Operating, Investing, and Financing Activities
  • Direct versus Indirect Methods in Cash Flow Preparation

Financial Analysis Techniques

  • Ratio Analysis
  • Liquidity: Current, Quick, and Cash Ratios
  • Asset Management and Activity Ratios
  • Solvency: Debt, Equity, and Times Interest Earned Ratios
  • Profitability: Profit Margin, Gross Margin, Return on Assets, Return on Equity
  • Market and Valuation: Price-Earnings and Earnings Per Share Ratios
  • Vertical Analysis and Strategy: Balance Sheet and Income Statement Approaches
  • Trend Analysis and Growth
  • DuPont Analysis: The Three-Step and Five-Step Models
  • Time-Series and Cross-Sectional Analysis
  • Limitation of Ratio Analysis

Financial Statement Analysis: Applications and Presentations

  • Evaluating a Company’s Past Performance
  • Comprehensive Real-Life Analysis of Publicly Traded Companies

Nature and Profile of the Fraudster / Victims

  • To understand how the opportunities for fraud occur
  • To understand the behaviour of a fraudster
  • To identify the profile of those involved in occupational fraud
  • To enable the delegate to understand the nature and scale of Fraud and roles and responsibilities of other agencies
  • To be able to recognise the different types and classifications of Fraud
  • To be able to explain the impact of Fraud on local and national communities

Core Investigative Skills

  • To understand the investigative mindset in volume and priority fraud investigations
  • To recognise investigative skills sets applicable to fraud investigations
  • Rules of evidence
  • To identify and prioritise decision log entries
  • To develop investigation plans giving focus, direction and clarity to fraud investigations
  • To identify best practice from both the simulated and original investigations

Golden Hour for Fraud

  • To understand and apply golden hour principles unique to volume and priority fraud investigations
  • To understand the importance of case conclusion and applying lessons learnt through structured debriefs
  • To understand suspect management in fraud investigations
  • To understand the need for fraud policy files (Decision logs)
  • Fraud management
  • Evidence recovery

Witness and Suspect Interviews

  • Use and understand the PEACE model for interviewing Witnesses and suspects
  • Plan and preparing for an interview
  • How to combat problems in interviews
  • Blocks to communication
  • Principles of Interviews
  • Communication skills

Combating Fraud. So, What Do We Do Now?

  • Do’s and don'ts within investigations
  • Victim management
  • Structured statement writing
  • Occupational fraud
  • Spotting the warning signs
  • How to prevent fraud?

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