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Financial Accounting Explained

Taught in English

Nikki Winston, CPA

Instructor: Nikki Winston, CPA

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Intermediate level

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About one hour
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No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.6

(77 reviews)

What you'll learn

  • Access and analyze the components of a public 10-K financial report

  • Create journal entries and produce financial statements (requires free Wave Financial account)

  • Search accounting standards for financial reporting compliance

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

About one hour
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.6

(77 reviews)

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In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Access a public 10-K financial report

  2. Analyze the components of a public 10-K financial report

  3. Create and record journal entries (requires free Wave Financial account)

  4. Generate financial reports (requires free Wave Financial account)

  5. Search accounting standards for financial reporting compliance

  6. Explore technological challenges and opportunities for accountants

Recommended experience

Familiar with basic accounting concepts and the 3 most common financial statements: the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.

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Nikki Winston, CPA
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  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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