Founder member of FECMA

Advancing the credit profession

Finance and Accounts

Working with Company Accounts


Learn how to use financial statements to assess the strengths and weaknesses of an organisation in order to assess risk and set credit limits with this trainer.

What will you gain?

  • Understanding of how to assess credit risk.
  • An ability to select appropriate ratios for own
  • A computerised spreadsheet analysis

Who is it for?

The training is designed for those with some knowledge of accounts who wish to improve their understanding of balance sheets, profit and loss accounts and cash flow statements.

What will it cover?

  • The business model
  • The Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet
    and Cash Flow Statement
  • Selecting relevant aspects from notes to the
    accounts and auditors’ reports
  • Using trend analysis, ratios and Z scores to
    assess risk
  • Assessing credit risk and setting credit levels
  • Understanding the financial press
  • Case study in ratio analysis, risk assessment
    and setting credit levels

Training Options


Duration: One day

Delivery: At your offices

Timing: At your convenience

Tailored: Programme delivery can be tailored to meet your particular requirements

Recommended next courses:

Introduction to Credit Risk
Financial Analysis
Credit Risk Analysis

Extremely professional and comprehensive training with useful recapping of points at the end of each session Credit Controller, Construction

Interested to find out more:

T: +44 (0)1780 722907