Summary: According to the 2007 ABA Banking Journal Community Bank Competitiveness Survey, qualified business lenders are difficult and expensive to hire. Because of this shortage of good candidates, many banks grow their lenders in house using a combination of on the job mentoring and off-the-shelf training. ABA training can help commercial loan officers, credit analysts, and trainees who have a basic knowledge of accounting principles and practices, and a familiarity with t ...show morehe commercial lending process hone their credit skills and make more and more profitable loans for your bank.
Analyzing Financial Statements provides the skills needed to conduct a comprehensive and effective financial analysis of a business borrower. Analyzing Financial Statements clearly illustrates each step required in reviewing the financial statements provided by loan applicants to determine whether a borrower can repay debt to your institution. It explains essential concepts between the different types of businesses, legal structures of businesses, sizes of business, and other major influences that affect cash flow cycles. Realistic case studies and practical application exercises provide hands-on experience in analyzing income statements, balance sheets, and tax forms. ...show less