Scholarly Research Excellence

ICAFA 2018 : 20th International Conference on Advanced Financial Analysis

Montreal, Canada
May 24 - 25, 2018

Call for Papers

ICAFA 2018 : 20th International Conference on Advanced Financial Analysis is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Advanced Financial Analysis. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial terminology
  • Structure of audited financial accounts
  • Key financial statements
  • The profit and loss account
  • The balance sheet
  • Cash flow statement
  • Limitations of financial statements
  • Relative importance of cash flows, profits, working capital, net worth etc.
  • Users of financial statements
  • Financial performance and hence financial statements
  • Analysis of financial statements
  • Objectives of financial statement analysis
  • Tools of financial statement analysis
  • Common size statements
  • Charting
  • Time series analysis
  • Balanced scorecard
  • Ratio analysis
  • Division/product/customer profitability analysis
  • Value addition analysis: Economic Value Added (EVA) and Market Value Added (MVA)
  • Decisions and their impact on financial statements
  • Budgeting
  • Financial planning and forecasting
  • Taking operating and investment decisions
  • Managing working capital
  • Raising finance
  • Evaluating financial and operating risks