Accounting and Financial Analysis Introduction


This course covers the basics of accounting, from outlining the conceptual framework right the way through to the creation of financial statements. We then take a look at how to analyse these financial, detailing specific methodology and then putting into practice what is described using worksheets and resources available to download.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course, you will :


  • Understand accounting and the accounting process much better
  • Have a better grasp of the accounting fundamentals
  • Be able to identify and describe financial statement elements
  • Explain the recognition criteria
  • Understand the different types of financial statements
  • Identify the different elements of these financial statements
  • Describe what financial analysis is, and why it is important
  • How to analyse a set of financial statements, and interpret the results.


Authored By:

The course was authored and presented by Gary Chambers, a BPP Professional Qualification tutor. Gary trained on the NHS graduate finance scheme, gaining a wealth of industry knowledge which he applies successfully to his teaching. Gary started out in Leeds in 2007, but now primarily works for the Online Faculty at BPP

A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon successful completion of the online course.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Price: £35.00 (excludes VAT)