Course ID: MCAP

Analytical Procedures – The Most Common Analytics Used to Interpret Financial Statement Results

Whether performing audit, other attest or nonattest services, public accountants must be well-suited to assist clients with analyzing and interpret financial results for useful purposes. This course will provide insights into the most common ratios and trends used to analyze financial information to be a more value-added business advisor. (Available in 2 or 4 hour formats)

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the most common financial statement analytics used to interpret financial results
  • Explain sources for benchmark and other information to compare financial results against
  • Apply illustrative examples of “real-life” analytics used to analyze financial statements

Major Topics

  • Discuss the differentiating factors of various financial ratios
  • Understand aspects of historical financial information to review, such as profitability, liquidity, operating efficiency and leverage
  • Describe techniques for communicating financial results
  • Numerous examples of formulas to apply and resulting analysis to provide to be a value-added business advisor

Who Should Attend

Public accountants who assist clients with interpreting financial information

Fields of Study





Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits




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