Accounting for Bankers

Accounting for Bankers


Course Overview
This program focuses on intermediate accounting issues that are pertinent to a lender and various accounting policies that could impact interpretation of a firm’s financial position.  Topics covered:

  • Impact of specific business activities on financial statements
  • In-depth understanding of the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow and Statement of Shareholder’s Equity Financial Statements 
  • Accounting cycle
  • Difference between cash and accrual accounting
  • Audit Opinions
  • Similarities and differences between International Financial Reporting Standards and U.S. GAAP 
  • Review of footnotes; understanding and making use of financial statement disclosures
  • Income statement presentation of income and expenses; reporting of extraordinary items and asset dispositions
  • Revenue recognition principles
  • Inventory methods; impact on cash flow and net income
  • Property plant and equipment and intangible assets; depreciation and amortization methods
  • Stock transactions, dividends and retained earnings
  • Purchase accounting; the impact of business combinations
  • Equity method of accounting for investments and joint ventures
  • Accounting for operating and capital leases
  • Deferred taxes, reconciliation between book and tax 
  • Relevant reporting for international transactions and operations

A final course exam is included with this training.

Target Audience Entry or junior-level credit analyst involved in commercial lending.  It is preferred participants have completed an introductory college level accounting class.  Program is limited to 25 participants.
Duration 5 days; Classes will typically run from 8:30am to 5:00pm


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Paragon Hill

Paragon Hill. specializes in the development, design and instruction of training programs for lending professionals at domestic and international banks.