Reading and understanding financial statements is a key skill for a company monitor and can provide many advantages to the average investor. It lets monitors verify if the company is being transparent, accountable and gives them a strong base through which they can engage with key executives and arrive at informed decisions relating to their votes. This series of videos, presented by Mr Geoff Sherwin, will provide a detailed and experienced outlook that will help company monitors navigate financial statements with ease. Mr Sherwin will cover a number of key subjects that will help company monitors understand how to understand, interpret and analyse a company’s statements of balance, income and cash flows.
This module was also presented to ASA members as a webinar in 2018.
This module will concentrate on the statement of financial position or balance sheet. It will go over:
- Interpreting a balance sheet
- Assessing the contents of a balance sheet in-depth
- Understanding how accounting standards impact a balance sheet
- Understanding how assets are valued
You can access the handout for this module here.