Question 1-1: Why must a financial manger have an integrated understanding of the five basic finance functions? Why has the risk-management function become more important in the recent years? Why is the corporate governance function considered a finance function?
It is important for a financial manager to have an integrated understanding of the five basic finance functions because one is just as important as the other. They are all necessary to ...view middle of the document...
Maximizing the shareholders is key as well.
Distinguish among the types of financial information contained in the various financial statements. Which statements. Which provide information on a company’s performance over reporting period , and which present data on a company’s current position? What sort of valuable information may be found in notes to financial statements? Describe a situation in which the information contained in the notes would be essential to making an informed decision about the value of a corporation.
When distinguishing among the types of financial information contained in various financial statements, which consist of statement of retained earnings, income statement, statement of cash flow.
The statements that provide information on a company’s performance over a reporting period would be a details of taxes, compensation, benefit plans, clients, revenue recognition, and asset accounts. Knowing all of things would help understand things better when it comes to a balance sheet, which would explain incoming and outgoing revenue from different clients or other sources.