Corporate Finance: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Reporting, Business Valuation, Risk Management, Financial Management, and Financial Statements

Review Corporate Finance: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Reporting, Business Valuation, Risk Management, Financial Management, and Financial Statements

by GREG SHIELDS

Corporate Finance: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Reporting, Business Valuation, Risk Management, Financial Management, and Financial Statements

Description 

Corporate finance appears to be a complex field, but one will be introduced to the very basics. The five fundamental pillars called financial reporting, risk management, financial statements, financial management, and business valuation are structured in detail to enforce reader-friendly learning about corporate finance. Contrary to how most financial books are presented, this does not trivially pose lessons on how to become an accountant or a risk manager. Instead, the five foundations of finance are meticulously narrated to give readers an intensive learning guide. 

Upon reading this guide, one will acquire:

  • An easy to read a book designed for readers wanting to engage in quick readings
  • Insights and directions on how to determine company flags before they even occur
  • Narrative of different banks that resorted to funding mismatching and lending maturities 
  • Introduction to two financial reports to bring forth closer study
  • Knowledge on how to appropriately conduct a competition, customer, and viable acquisition analysis 

About the Author 

Greg Shields, CPA, CA, serves as a director for the Auditing and Assurance Standards at Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada). His line of work involves the employment of support for activities conducted by the Canadian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board. Formerly, he led the organization called Assurance Services Development by enforcing the accounting profession to create new solutions that will defy conventional methods and services in terms of financial statements. 

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Corporate Finance 

Part 1- Financial Reporting 

  • The Ultimate Guide to Creating Financial Reports and Performing Financial Analysis
  • Introduction 
  • Breaking Down the Basics
  • Summary of the Four Main Financial Documents
  • Internal Vs. External Financial Reporting
  • How to Assess a Financial Report as a Whole 
  • Footnotes: What They Are and Why They Are Important
  • How to Create and Analyze Financial Report
  • What is Included in Footnotes?
  • What Programs Are There to Help You Create a Financial Report 
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Quarterly and Annual Reports for Stockholders 
  • Press Releases and Conference Calls: Why Are They Important?
  • Conclusion

Part 2- Business Valuation 

  • The Ultimate Guide to Business Valuation for Beginners, Including how to Value a Business Through Financial Valuation Methods
  • Introduction 
  • Chapters 1- 10
  • Conclusion 

Part 3- Risk Management 

  • The Ultimate Guide to Financial Risk Management as Applied to Corporate Finance 
  • Introduction
  • Chapters 10-11
  • Conclusion

Part 4- Financial Management 

  • The Ultimate Guide to Planning, Organizing, Directing, and Controlling the Financial Activities of an Enterprise
  • Introduction
  • Chapters 1-11
  • Conclusion 

Part 5- Financial Statements

  • The Ultimate Guide to Financial Statements Analysis for Business Owners and Investors
  • Introduction
  • Chapters 1-11
  • Conclusion

Resources/ Sources of information Financial Statements

Appendix: Sears 2017 Financial Statements

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