This intensive hour long CPD will examine several Accounting and Financial topics aimed at improving surveyors knowledge on the topics. This CPD will be led by Caroline Kirrane.
Caroline Kirrane has over a decade of experience working in financial markets. She has an undergraduate degree in European Business and French from Dublin City University. She also holds a first class Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Trinity College Dublin and is a CFA Charterholder. After completing her undergraduate degree in France, Caroline began her career working in a hedge fund in Paris. She then returned to Dublin, working in US-based proprietary trading firm Susquehanna. She has held positions in Dexia and FinTech start-up Eagle Alpha. She has also worked as an economist with the Central Bank of Ireland, advising senior policy-makers on financial market developments.
Introduction to Accounting and Finance • Defining accounting and finance • Understanding why accrual accounting is useful in a business context
Understanding the Financial Statements • Explanation of the form and content of the Income Statement (Profit and Loss Account), Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement • Explanation of all major elements of the statements; Revenue and Expenses for the Income Statement, Assets, Liabilities and Equity for the Balance Sheet
Introduction to Financial Analysis • Common size statements • Ratio analysis
Introduction to Corporate Finance • Financing a Firm – Debt vs Equity • Time Value of Money and Discounted Cash Flow
Introduction to Cost Management Tools • Break-even point • Pricing strategies
Due to the nature of this CPD, there are only 30 places so that Caroline can give attention to each participant.
Registration: 12.30pm Start Time: 1.00pm End Time: 2.00pm