Course Information

Course No:  144022

Course Name:  Statement of Cash Flows - Reporting and Analysis

Field of Study:    Accounting

Course Description:  

A statement of cash flows is required as part of a full set of financial statements. It must be prepared in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The statement is not required if the financial statements are prepared on a basis of accounting other than GAAP. The statement must be included in both annual and interim financial statements. This course discusses the requirements of ASC 230, Statement of Cash Flows (ASC 230-10-45-18 and 45-27).

Learning objectives: After completing this section, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the use of and the objectives for a statement of cash flows.
  • Identify between operating, investing, and financing activities, and how different cash variables will affect the statement of cash flows.
  • Identify differences in the preparation of the statement of cash flows using the direct method vs. the indirect method.
  • Recognize and calculate how changes and transactions in asset and debt accounts affect the cash flows of a company.
  • Recognize the cash flow issues addressed by ASU 2016-15, Statement of Cash Flows (Topic 230).

Course Material: Online Material

Program level: Basic to Intermediate

Prerequisites: Basic Accounting

Advance preparation: None

Type of delivery method: QAS Self-study

Recommended CPE credits:   3.0

Final examination expiration date:   The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.