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Tools and Techniques - 1st Tool : Analysis of Financial...

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Unformatted text preview: 1st Tool : Analysis of Financial Statements Analysis of financial statements is the main tool of management accounting. In this tool, we collect four financial statement, one is profit and loss account, second is balance sheet, third is cash flow statement and fourth and last is fund flow statement. After this, we calculate more than 30 ratios and also analyze the financial statement by financial analysis, fund flow analysis and cash flow analysis. Main aims of analysis of financial statements are following : 1. Profitability - its ability to earn income and sustain growth in both short-term and long-term. A company's degree of profitability is usually based on the income statement, which reports on the company's results of operations; 2. Solvency - its ability to pay its obligation to creditors and other third parties in the long-term; 3. Liquidity - its ability to maintain positive cash flow, while satisfying immediate obligations; Both 2 and 3 are based on the company's balance sheet, which indicates the financial condition...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course ACCT 275 taught by Professor Stangota during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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