PAJ ACCA outline


Brief overview of Business and Financial Reporting.

In the “Business and Financial Reporting.” workshop, we will cover the detection of red flags in public and private companies’ financial documents and the research and reporting techniques involved in investigating businesses. In addition, we will talk about critical examination of financial statements and how to put companies under the microscope.

AGENDA: “Business and Financial Reporting”


8:30 a.m. Sign-in and Coffee Reception9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction

9:15 a.m. Rethinking Financial Statements in the New Environment

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Case Study: Financial Statements format and Legal requirement

12 NOON: Lunch

1:15 p.m. Unearthing Financial Documents, Sourcing and Legal Considerations

2.30 p.m. Break

2:45p.m. Interactive Secession/Discussion: Organizing Your Investigation into a Lead Story or Series

4:45 p.m. Adjournment


8:30 a.m. Sign-in and Coffee Reception
8:45 a.m. Recap of Previous Day’s Activities
9:00 a.m. Key Financial Ratios for Investigators
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Case Study: 11:00 a.m. Putting Companies under the Microscope
NOON Lunch
1:00pm Review of the main requirements of regulatory agencies –Bank of Jamaica, Jamaica Stock Exchange and the Financial Services Commission

2:00p.m. Interactive Secession/Discussion: Analyzing Financial Statements –Analytical Procedures and Financial Commentaries. Demo Financial Statements will be issued to each Participants for them to Analyze. This will be followed with General Discussion on the relevant points and queries any irregularities.

4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks

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