Visa for Consolidation
  • Audit and control - Auditing consolidated accounts under IFRS and French GAAP. Performing a quality audit. Auditing Internal Control
  • Business combinations - Business combinations
  • Compliance and regulatory frameworks - Know regulatory, financial, risk and ethical frameworks (Sarbanes-Oxley system, AMF and SEC regulations, etc.).
  • Consolidation scope - Consolidation scope - First consolidation - Goodwill – Control - Minority interests
  • Financial instruments and hedging tools - Be familiar with financial instruments and hedging tools (fair value hedge /cash flow hedge, titirisation, credit derivatives, hybrid debt)
  • Financial risks: counterparty, liquidity, interest rates, exchange rates, marketable securities - Analysis, valuation, risk mapping and hedging strategy: - Counterparty risk: financial analysis and control of rating practices (internal, external) - Liquidity risk: ALM and group cash flow forecast - Interest rate risk: fixed and floating rate debt, bond issues - Foreign exchange risk: exports, imports, hedging, forward - Securities risk: dividends, acquisition and disposal of securities, trading room - Project & investment related risk Managing the identification and valuation of financial and non-financial risks
  • Financial statements and notes - Know the balance sheet, the income statement, the cash flow statement, the statement of changes in shareholders' equity, the OIC, the notes.
  • IFRS standards - International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Intra-co and interco, transfer pricing - Understand Intra-co and interco, as well as transfer prices

Target audience

- Accounting managers
- Auditeurs internes
- Bankers / Account Managers
- Chartered Accountants, Statutory Auditors
- Consolidation and Accounting Directors
- Consolidation managers
- Financial Directors and Controllers
- Financial managers
- HR and actuaries
- Leaders / Project Managers
- Management controllers
- Managers non-financial
- Members of the financial communication department
- Members of the legal department
- Purchasing Managers
- Sales and marketing managers
- Treasurers

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Prerequisites

This training does not require any particular prerequisite.

Objectives

– Master all consolidation techniques under French GAAP and IFRS, know the best practices and be able to audit accounting entries and financial information required for the consolidated financial statements
– Understand the issues related to financial communication of consolidated accounts
– Get the certificate

Detailed content

Visa for Consolidation is the training specialized on consolidation either under French GAAP or under IFRS. The training is built by experts in the field. Based on our training offer, participants select the training curriculum best suited to their needs and the stage of their professional development. The curriculum best suited is discussed beforehand with FinHarmony’s team.
At the end of the 12 days of training, participants take an oral examination before a jury on the report they prepare on a concrete case study of their choice. They receive a “Visa for Consolidation” training certificate.

The programme is totally “à la carte”. Three solutions are often chosen by participants and can be given as examples:

> Solution 1

– Consolidation techniques in IFRS – Principles and methods (3 days)
– Calculating and accounting for deferred tax (1 day)
– Tax proof and effective rate (1 day)
– Consolidation techniques in IFRS – Advanced (3 days)
– Preparing the consolidated statement of cash flow (2 days)
– Preparing the consolidated statement of changes in shareholders’ equity (2 days)

> Solution 2

– Consolidation techniques in IFRS – Principles and methods (3 days)
– Consolidation techniques in IFRS – Advanced (3 days)
– Preparing the consolidated statement of cash flow (2 days)
– Mastering all  the consolidation issues related to foreign currency transactions (2 days)
– Preparing the consolidated statement of changes in shareholders’ equity (2 days)

>Solution  3

– Consolidation techniques in IFRS – Principles and methods (3 days)
– Calculating and accounting for deferred tax (1 day)
– Tax proof and effective rate (1 day)
– Equity method – Master all the impacts in IFRS (1 day)
– Preparing the consolidated statement of cash flow (2 days)
– Obtaining control and changing the consolidation scope (2 days)
– Preparing the consolidated statement of changes in shareholders’ equity (2 days)

Why should you attend?

– A 12-day comprehensive program where all issues regarding consolidated financial statements from preparation to communication are addressed
– Individualised training curriculum: you will acquire skills at your own rhythm over the year
– Certificate obtained based on continuous assessment of knowledge, two tests performed during the training sessions and an oral examination on a personal project
– The training is designed and delivered by FinHarmony’s experts

Training methods and evaluation

Technical developments and numerous illustrations. Immediate implementation of topics covered during the training with case studies and exercises performed during the session.
On-going assessment of knowledge.
Oral examination on a personal project conducted on a practical issue.
Assessment questionnaire.
A training certificate is delivered at the end of the session.

The trainer is available by e-mail to answer any follow-up questions participants may have.

If you want to know more about our « Visa for Consolidation » training: contact us!

Price

8 200 € Excl. VAT – 9 840 € Incl. VAT

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Jonathan C.
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