An audit is the primary mechanism for providing confidence in the reliability of a company’s financial statements. This course explains the audit process, audit opinions and how audited financial statements are put together.
A discussion of how finance departments are structured, including descriptions of the typical responsibilities of common senior finance roles.
An overview of the accounting process, including how transactions appear in a company’s chart of accounts, general ledger, trial balance and financial statements.
An introduction to the regulatory framework and financial reporting for US and non-US companies, including GAAP, FASB, IFRS and IASB.