Events & Training

RMA Course: Financial Statement Analysis
Apr 24 – Apr 25 all-day

Make sound credit decisions by applying financial statement analysis

Course Overview
Financial Statement Analysis is designed to teach the analytical process and decision-making techniques that participants need in order to make sound credit decisions through the application of financial statement analysis.

After completing this two-day course, participants will establish a foundation in the following areas of study:
•Business and industry risk analysis
•Management analysis
•Financial statement analysis
•Financial drivers
•Loan structuring

In addition to creating a framework for applying financial statement analysis, participants will learn the specifics of business risk analysis and loan structuring. Covenants, collateral, and terms and conditions of lending will also be covered.

Who will benefit?
This course is designed for financial personnel as part of their overall education to enable them to service customer needs. This course will be particularly beneficial for:
•Commercial lending officers
•Relationship managers
•Cash management personnel
•Credit analysts
•Branch managers with business loan responsibilities

You will:
•Develop a comprehensive framework to analyze businesses and structure financial solutions.
•Create value-added services through a relationship planning and financial advisory orientation to client management.
•Perform financial statement analysis to help clients achieve business objectives while ensuring repayment of debt.
•Connect qualitative information about the company with quantitative information gathered through financial statement analysis.
•Identify the sources of debt available to commercial clients.

This course requires completion of RMA’s Financial Accounting Self-Study course or a two-semester course in accounting within the last five years (or equivalent experience).

Pre-course Assignment
Participants are required to complete a pre-course asignment that should take approximately an hour and a half.