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BEGINNER COURSE: MAKING SENSE OF INCOME STATEMENTS

Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateJune 17, 2016
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaOther
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Many people may have financial statements in front of them but they do not know what they should be looking for. The Financial statements can be seen as a Maze as there is so much information and people do not know where to start looking first. This live webinar will show people where they can find the income statement information they need and then depending on their needs (Are they looking to invest in the firm, be employed by the firm, consider giving them a loan or extending them a line of credit) how to break down the Income statement section by section, do comparisons, calculate ratios, and make a final decision.

By attending this webinar you will have the tools needed to do everything mentioned above and make sound decisions for your organization.

Some of what will be covered:
- Where to find Income Statement information- SEC Website, audited Financial statements
- What is the make-up of the Income Statement and what should one look for to analyze
- Discuss how to Common Size the Income Statement so it can be used for comparative purposes
- Discuss and explain the important ratios that can be pulled off of the Income Statement
- Learn how to analyze and make up a Multi- Step Income Statement
- Understand how accounting choices such as LIFO and FIFO can impact your Income statement
- Learn to understand Profitability, Activity and Turnover ratios.
- Learn how to calculate your company’s DSO and DPO
- How to analyze a income statement and then write a review to present to management.

Learning Objectives

  • Obtain a fundamental understanding of accounts on the income statement

  • How to analyze and interrupt income statement information

  • How to make better credit decisions for your company

  • Understand the relationship of each account to the financial statements

  • Where do we get the income statement information we are looking for

  • Where do we get the financial information we are looking for

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Mr. Ronald Sereika has over twenty five years of experience in management, financial analysis, credit and collections, and customer service. His background includes working in the clothing, food and beverage, building products and currently the medical device industry; all these have contributed to his broad knowledge of diverse industries, a unique skill set that benefits any size or type of company. Ron’s strength in forming solid relationships with his customers is the main reason he is not only able to get them to pay in a timely manner but also keep them as long- term customers. Making customer visits and asking the customer “what can we do better for you” is not something customers are used to hearing from a credit manager; but Ron’s unique style has benefited each of the firms he has been employed with resulting in maintain very high customer retention percentages as well as low DSO numbers. Ron’s twenty five plus years’ experience in the accounting and credit fields enabled him to develop and build credit scoring models and project cash flows, as well as, complete full financial reviews. Ron has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and he has completed two-year executive credit and finance program as well as the GSCFM international program both at Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University. Ron was honored to have received the NACM National instructor of the year award in 2010, the National CCE of Excellence award in 2013 and also the Credit executive of the year for Upstate New York in 2011. Ron is a true team player with a positive attitude that believes he will be able to help you reach the same results he has achieved with his presentation.

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Since 1980, CooperVision has been providing contact lenses to people all over the globe. In fact, we conduct business in over 100 countries throughout the world. Whether you wear contacts or you’re an eye care provider, we’re here to help you.