Financial Accounting & Reporting

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Financial Accounting & Reporting

Measuring and Improving Organisational Performance

Financial Accounting & Reporting

Scheduled Dates


20 - 24 May 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
15 - 19 Jul 2024 Amsterdam - The Netherlands $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
19 - 23 Aug 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
09 - 13 Dec 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
06 - 10 Jan 2025 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
03 - 07 Feb 2025 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
19 - 23 May 2025 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
26 - 30 May 2025 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

This leading edge GLOMACS Financial Accounting and Reporting training course will refresh and update both your knowledge, and practical skills in financial accounting and corporate reporting following significant development in financial reporting in recent years. As well as providing a comprehensive refresher in the established foundation principles on which financial information is prepared and reported, the course will also set this within the context of the evolving conceptual framework of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and its International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), focusing on the most significant changes in recent years and the new reporting standards issued as a result.

This training course will also provide a vital update on more recent developments; the focus on stakeholder value creation and recent thinking on company purpose will be explored in the context of the evolving development of Integrated Reporting. The training course will also provide you with useful practical Excel skills in building financial ratio analysis tools, cash flow forecasting and designing graphical financial reports for internal company use.

This training course on Financial Accounting and Reporting will highlight:

  • The business context for financial reporting
  • The key concepts in financial accounting
  • Framework, structure, and format of financial statements
  • The analysis and interpretation of financial reports
  • Latest developments and best practice in corporate financial reporting

What are the Goals?

This PetroKnowledge training course has been designed to provide you with up to date knowledge and practical skills in the preparation, presentation and interpretation of financial statements and corporate reports.

By the end of this training course you will have learned to:

  • Understand the role of financial reporting in managing business performance
  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with IASB standards
  • Critically analyze and interpret financial statements and reports
  • Assist in developing Integrated Reports for your own organization
  • Apply practical Excel skills to improve reporting and forecasting

Who is this Training Course for?

This training course would be relevant to all of those involved in the preparation, presentation, and interpretation of corporate financial reports from both the private and public sector; both in commercial businesses, government and not-for-profit organizations.

This Financial Accounting & Reporting trainingcourse is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Financial accounting team members
  • Financial planning and budgeting professionals
  • Strategic planning and head office team members
  • Corporate communication and investor relations professionals
  • Investment analysts and advisers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This training course will be structured as a highly participative workshop with formal presentations, case studies and interactive worked examples. Relevant examples and case studies are provided to illustrate the application of each of the topics covered and opportunities are provided to learn and apply the key financial accounting and reporting principles using practical examples and exercises.

Organisational Impact

The organization will benefit from the development and practical application of advanced skills in financial accounting and reporting as well as from raised awareness of important recent developments in the measurement and reporting of stakeholder value creation using Integrated Reporting techniques; specific benefits for the organization will include:

  • Up to date knowledge of the requirements under the IASB framework
  • Development of skills in critical analysis and interpretation of financial reports
  • Raised awareness of measuring and reporting stakeholder value
  • Readiness to participate in development of Integrated Reporting
  • Advanced practical skills in financial forecasting and internal reporting

Personal Impact

Participants will benefit from updated knowledge and practical skills in financial accounting and reporting that will allow them to make a greater contribution to the development and improvement of corporate reporting whilst at the same time enhancing their own career development potential.

Specific benefits from this Financial Accounting & Reporting training course will include:

  • Updated knowledge of recent IFRS changes
  • Development of advanced skills in financial analysis and interpretation
  • Raised awareness of the concept of stakeholder and shareholder value
  • Readiness to participate in development of Integrated Reporting
  • Building Excel skills in forecasting, analysis, and graphical reporting
  • Practical tips on improving financial presentation skills

Daily Agenda

Day One: Financial Accounting and Reporting – Business Context and Key Principles 
  • Purpose of financial accounting and reporting
  • Key principles in corporate governance
  • Building a winning business model
  • Key concepts in financial accounting
  • Structure of financial accounting systems
  • Fundamentals of financial reporting
  • Creative accounting, scandals, and fraud
Day two: The Statement of Financial Position and Income Statement
  • The IASB Conceptual Framework
  • Statement of Financial Position: purpose structure and presentation
  • Tangible and intangible assets
  • Financial assets and liabilities
  • Inventories
  • Statement of Changes in Equity: purpose structure and presentation
  • Income Statement: purpose structure and presentation
  • Revenue recognition principles
Day Three: The Statement of Cash Flows and Group Reporting 
  • Statement of Cash Flows: purpose structure and presentation
  • Understanding business cash flow drivers
  • Equity capital and debt capital
  • Leases
  • Optimizing working capital
  • Cash flow forecasting techniques
  • Group Accounts: purpose structure and presentation
Day Four: Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Reports
  • Fundamentals of analyzing financial reports
  • The shareholder value concept
  • Measuring and managing profitability
  • Measuring and managing liquidity
  • The effect of gearing on risk and shareholder value
  • Predicting corporate distress and failure
  • Forecasting financial performance and financial position
Day Five: Designing and Presenting Effective Financial Reports
  • The limitations of financial reports
  • Designing effective internal business reports
  • Incorporating Excel graphics in internal reports
  • Developing and using business dashboards
  • Making effective financial presentations
  • Developments in Integrated Reporting (IR)
  • Integrated Reports: purpose, structure, and presentation


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

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