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How to Learn Accounting with CFI

Courses at CFI are taught 100% online by leading instructors, using proprietary technology to help with learning and retention. Learn at your own pace, combining theory with practice for an in-depth understanding of the topic and its practical applications.

15 courses

Consisting of over 860+ lessons

80+ interactive exercises

Learn by doing with guided simulations

Expert instructors

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CFI offers a range of courses to suit new students as well as experienced finance professionals. Expert instructors guide you through the fundamentals of financial accounting, including cash flow statements and balance sheets, to the reading and interpretation of financial statements and creating financial models. Courses can be applied to certification programs to advance your career.

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Form 10-Q: A Comprehensive Overview

Form 10-Q: A Comprehensive Overview

Form 10-K: A Comprehensive Overview

Form 10-K: A Comprehensive Overview

Webinar Recap: Essential Financial Ratios You Need to Know

Webinar Recap: Essential Financial Ratios You Need to Know

Convertible Debt Expense

Convertible Debt Expense

Financial Ratios Definitive Guide

Financial Ratios Definitive Guide

Cash EBITDA

Cash EBITDA

Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting

Understanding CapEx vs. OpEx in Corporate Finance

Understanding CapEx vs. OpEx in Corporate Finance

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Three Financial Statements

Three Financial Statements

Analysis of Financial Statements

Analysis of Financial Statements

Accounts Receivable Factoring

Accounts Receivable Factoring

Why Learn Accounting with CFI?

CFI is a leading provider of online financial analyst certification programs and courses. Each course and program is designed with the aid of professional Wall Street trainers with experience training new hires at global investment banks for decades.

Using a combination of theory, application, and intuition to enhance learning and retention. The self-paced programs are available anytime, anywhere, and leverage proprietary technology, leading instructors, and creative designers.

With our accounting courses, you can learn how to:

Explain the format of the income statement and balance sheet
Record financial statement transactions, such as raising equity and buying inventory
Prepare a simple income statement and balance sheet
Read and interpret items on a published balance sheet
Understand balance sheet concepts, such as goodwill and investments
Explain common accounting standards that financial analysts encounter, including accrual basis of accounting, historical cost principle, and conservatism principle

Who should take accounting courses online?

Our accounting courses are designed for anyone who wants to review the fundamentals of the accounting process and progress to financial reporting and analysis, including those looking for careers in investment banking, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), corporate development, and other areas of corporate finance.

Investment professionals

Management consultants

Financial analysts

Registered Provider: National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

All accounting courses are accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), CPA Institutions in Canada, and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) in the US. Most courses qualify for verified CPE credits for CPA charter holders.

Courses include video lessons, quizzes, and final assessments.

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