The Effective Accountant: Skills Improvement Methods

Date Format Fees  
04 Jun - 07 Jun, 2024 Classroom ₦250,000 Register
19 Nov - 22 Nov, 2024 Classroom ₦250,000 Register
04 Jun - 07 Jun, 2024 Classroom ₦250,000 Register

Event Details

Understanding and interpreting financial information is essential for all levels of personnel both within and outside the finance function, if they are to properly contribute to the success of the business. In this workshop, you will learn how to be more confident about dealing with financial information, particularly when reviewing other companies’ financial data and enhance their decision-making skills in financial matters.



*Understanding Different Types of Financial Information

· Basis Accounting Terminology Explained

· The Flow of Accounting/Financial Information

· Distinguishing Different Types of Information and what is derived from

· Reporting formats


*Cash Cycle

· Cash versus Profit

· Basic Cash flow Statements

· Collection and Payment Processes

· How this is managed and controlled


*Inventory and Fixed Assets

·Asset lives and depreciation

· The Physical Verification of Assets

· Different Methods of Valuation

· How fixed assets are recorded


*Financial Statements

· The Balance Sheet Explained

· Using Financial Ratios

· Profit and Loss Account

· Computing Profitability Ratio

· Interpreting Results and Comparisons


*Costing and Budgeting

. Basic Forecasting Techniques

. Preparing a Departmental Budget

· Comparing Actual Performance with the Budget

· Different Costing Methods used in Business



Accountants, Auditors, Controllers, Managers, Senior, Financial Analysts, other Financial Professionals and others who perform related functions in Public and Private Sectors.


The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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