Financial and Managerial Cost Analysis | MBA5000

Draft of Financial Statements and Accounting Policies

The Financial Analysis Final Project focuses on:

  • The process and application of financial statement development and analysis in a real-world situation.
  • The application of ratios for comparative analysis based on standard metrics.
  • Analytical tools for interpreting results of financial statements.
  • Internal controls and business processes.

By Thursday, December 5, 2013, submit the following :

Your analysis of the financial statements and accounting policies, in APA format, containing:

Financial Statements

  • Discuss the major financial statements in detail. What formats are used? What significant trends (over three years) can you find? What is the future forecast, or what do the pro forma statements indicate?

Accounting Policies

  • What are the significant accounting policies relating to revenue recognition, short-term investments, cash, inventories, and property and equipment? What are some of the major topics of the disclosure notes to the statements?
  • Provide a brief summary of the Management Discussion and Announcement (MDA) section.
  • Discuss key internal controls, business processes, and transactions.
Assignment 3 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Expressed a solid understanding of the company’s financials.
Discussed trends/patterns found in the financials.
Identified significant accounting policies and disclosure notes in the financials.
Discussed key internal controls and business processes.
Resources are current, accurate, credible, and appropriate for the assignment and discipline.
Presented a structured report free of spelling and grammatical errors and cited sources in APA format.