Financial Analysis and Decision Making

25/04/2023 | Completed Event

World Trade Center in association with Institute of Management Accountants and SIRC of Institute of Cost Accountants of India conducted an online session on “Financial Analysis and Decision Making”. This was the the second episode from the second season of the expert talk series for finance professionals. Mr. Sunil Deshmukh, CMA – USA, IMA Global Board Director, Chair Elect 2023 – 2024 was the speaker. Mr. Deshmukh explained the various methods of financial analysis like vertical and horizontal analysis. He defined the different leverage ratios that are used to evaluate company performance. He opined that with the exponential growth of technologies like AI, RPA, Blockchain, it is essential for the finance professionals to leverage these technologies to become faster and efficient. He spoke about the scope of data visualisation where users can view the data through various perspectives to gain deeper insights. He listed a few technology tools like Tableau, Python, Oracle Netsuite, Power BI etc. He also shared IMA's enhanced management accounting competency framework. This was also an opportunity for participants to clear their queries with the speaker.  Mr. Vivek George, World Trade Center; CMA Mr. P. Raju Iyer, Immediate Past President and Council Member, Institute of Cost Accountants; Mr. Pranesh Krishnan, Director of Operations, IMA also spoke at the event.