Financial Services and Trading
How well you communicate that information is critical to getting management’s acceptance of your findings and their agreement with your recommendations. A well-written audit report adds value to your clients by providing information that is:AccurateObjectiveClearConciseConstructiveCompleteTimelyIn addition to audit reports, these elements can apply to all kinds of writings including:Executive summariesFraud..
The current technology-driven turbulent business environment presents many challenges to business managers. One primary challenge is the ability to predict and plan for the future which is unexpectedly unpredictable. Changes are constant. Companies struggle to find ways to find manage resources and find ways to thrive and survive in this turbulent business environment.Traditional budgeting has been overtake..
This webinar addresses how to mitigate the higher risk, and it offers advice and guidance on how to extend construction loans safely and profitably:Appropriate underwriting and structuring—LTV, LTC, minimum equity, bonding, etc.Role and activities of real estate construction administration (RECAD)—sources & uses, costs review, inspections, disbursements, retention, liens, construction problem mitigation..
Making of Financial StatementsUnderstanding & Analysing Financial StatementsFinancial Ratios The Path to Profits & ProfitabilityThree related Finance & Accounting topics are presented in this Webinar:Making of Financial Statements:Transforming transactions to statementsInteractive exercises to illustrate the accounting processOverview of the entire accounting process is simple to understand ..
Your company just received a large order from a brand-new customer, and they are anxious to get it shipped. However, as you try to pull a credit report you are not able to find anything of substance on this potential new customer, what do you do? This webinar will give you tools that you can use to help find out more about this potential new account, how to work with your sales team to get them educated abo..
This webinar will cover the entire credit process from how to obtain the information and what you need to look for in the statements. We will show the relationship between the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. We will go through an entire analysis process using a variety of ratios including Liquidity, Activity, Leverage, and Profitability. The webinar will show how to common-size..
This webinar will cover the affirmative action compliance obligations that impact banks, including compliance obligations under Executive Order 11246 (affirmative action for women and minorities), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (affirmative action for individuals with disabilities), VEVRAA (affirmative action for protected veterans), and Executive Order 13672 (prohibiting discrimination on th..
In light of recent legislation changing the Internal Revenue Code, many accountants are realizing they are not quite "up to speed" on the accounting for income taxes, particularly the handling of deferred tax assets and deferred tax liabilities. This webinar addresses most issues specifically covered in FASB Statement No. 109 (ASC 740.10) dealing with current and deferred income taxes. It puts the foc..
This 90-minute session will focus on how when debits are added, and the impact this may have on ACH Processing – for the RDFI and the Receiver. Authorization language – the impact it has on Same Day Debits. On the Receiver side, If I authorize a payment today, or use the ACH card today, legacy ACH would debit my account tomorrow (at the earliest), as debits are next day. Things are different now – with Same..
Financial institutions are often faced with handling consumer disputes of ACH debits; many situations aren’t covered in the ACH Rules book guidelines nor is there any clear direction from other resources. This session focuses on the most common disputes and provides staff with a basic understanding of what is required to maintain compliance plus tips on handling these issues. The course concludes with some ..
You will learn all about how to start the analysis process, how the FASB and SEC operate together and where you can find audited financial statements, and how to retrieve them. We will cover the auditor’s opinions and what they mean. We will discuss the objectives of analysis management, learn tools and techniques such as common sizing financial statements and trend analysis. We will cover the five categori..
Antidumping (AD) occurs when foreign manufacturers sell goods in the United States less than fair value, causing injury to the U.S. industry. AD cases are company specific; the duty is calculated to bridge the gap back to fair market value.Countervailing duties (CVD) cases are established when a foreign government provides assistance and subsidies, such as tax breaks to manufacturers that export goods to th..
This webinar focuses on fraud in the corporate environment. It reiterates some of the authoritative CPA literature related to fraud. It is, however, equally important to non-CPAs (e.g. internal auditors, corporate departmental managers, senior management, board members). It provides a basic understanding of fraud-related definitions and requirements. In particular, it separates the fraud discussion between:..
Employee background checks are an inescapable reality for financial institutions. And while developing and administering an appropriate background check program has always presented tricky compliance issues for banks and credit unions, regulatory and legal developments in this area have made compliance both more challenging and more important.Financial institutions face greater potential challenges and pitf..
Whether you are involved in evaluating the creditworthiness of a prospective customer, analyzing investment opportunities, or even beginning to suspect that something funny is going on in your own company, this session will give you the tools to determine what is really going on. It's not just about the financial statements, this presentation will show you how to conduct a preliminary investigation will hel..