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Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional

Learn to Speak the Language of Business

This course presents an introduction to U.S. accounting regulations and practices. It will provide you with the understanding you need to interact effectively with accounting and finance departments in your company.

  • Identify the key financial components of the annual report.
  • Describe the importance of cash flow to companies and shareholders.
  • Focus on the measures and processes used to assess companies' financial health.
  • Recognize the measures that are affected directly or indirectly by the HR function.
  • Explore methods of financing the business and financial planning issues.
  • Focus on the relationship between the HR department and the finance department.

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Course Schedules
Sep 21 - 22
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(New York SHRM-HR/NY)
New York, New York
Course & Exam
Course Only
Oct 19 - 20
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Greater Cincinnati Comp & Benefits Assn)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Course & Exam
Course Only
Nov 2 - 3
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Western Pennsylvania Total Compensation)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Course & Exam
Course Only
Nov 4 - 5
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(North Texas Compensation Association)
Dallas, Texas
Course & Exam
Course Only
Nov 4 - 5
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
Phoenix (Scottsdale), Arizona
Course & Exam
Course Only
Nov 5 - 6
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Northeast Human Resources Association)
Waltham, Massachusetts
Course & Exam
Course Only
Nov 20 - 22
9:00 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(This course is taught in Mandarin)
Shanghai China
Mar 8 - 9
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
Chicago, Illinois
Course & Exam
Course Only
Mar 9 - 10
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Comp & Benefits Network Greater St Louis)
St Louis, Missouri
Course & Exam
Course Only
Mar 14 - 15
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Atlanta Area Compensation Association)
Atlanta, Georgia
Course & Exam
Course Only
Apr 4 - 5
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Orange County Comp & Benefits Assn)
Santa Ana, California
Course & Exam
Course Only
Apr 7 - 8
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Human Resource Assn of the Midlands)
Omaha, Nebraska
Course & Exam
Course Only
Apr 21 - 22
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Richmond Compensation Association)
Richmond, Virginia
Course & Exam
Course Only
May 3 - 4
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Rocky Mountain Compensation Association)
Denver, Colorado
Course & Exam
Course Only
May 4 - 5
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Intermountain Comp & Benefits Assoc)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Course & Exam
Course Only
May 18 - 19
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Twin Cities Compensation Network)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Course & Exam
Course Only
May 31 - Jul 29
   2016  
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional - E-Learning Plus
Your live web sessions will be held on 6/30/2016 and 7/21/2016 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Self-Paced
Course & Exam
Course Only
Jun 2 - 3
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Northeast Human Resources Association)
Boston (Waltham), Massachusetts
Course & Exam
Course Only
Jun 15 - 16
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(MRA-The Management Association-Waukesha)
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Course & Exam
Course Only
Jul 18 - 19
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Houston Compensation & Benefits)
Houston, Texas
Course & Exam
Course Only
Jul 18 - 19
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(New York SHRM-HR/NY)
New York, New York
Course & Exam
Course Only
Aug 3 - 4
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
South San Francisco, California
Course & Exam
Course Only
Sep 22 - 23
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(North Florida Compensation & Benefits)
Jacksonville, Florida
Course & Exam
Course Only
Sep 26 - 27
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Upstate Total Rewards Association)
Niagara Falls, New York
Course & Exam
Course Only
Oct 5 - 6
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
Scottsdale, Arizona
Course & Exam
Course Only
Oct 6 - 7
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(Columbia Willamette Compensation Group)
Portland, Oregon
Course & Exam
Course Only
Oct 12 - 13
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
(North Texas Compensation Association)
Dallas, Texas
Course & Exam
Course Only
Nov 8 - 9
   2016  
8:30 AM
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
Boston, Massachusetts
Course & Exam
Course Only
Anytime
T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
Self-Paced
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What You Will Learn  
Introduction to Accounting
  • HR — a strategic business partner
  • Governing bodies and policies
  • Major groups of accounts
  • Financial statements
  • Accounting types
  • Financial measures
  • Problems with accounting
  • Underlying principles
  • Components of the annual report

The Balance Sheet

  • Assets
  • Liabilities
  • Shareholders’ equity
  • Summary concept
  • Class exercise
  • Liquidity measures
  • Debt ratios

The Income Statement

  • The Income Statement
  • Revenue/sales
  • Cost of goods sold
  • Gross margin
  • Operating expenses
  • Other income and expenses
  • Provision for taxes
  • Net income
  • Earnings per share
  • Return on sales
  • Class exercise
Statement of Cash Flows and Shareholders’ Equity
  • Statement of Cash Flows
    • Methods
    • Categories
  • Statement of shareholders’ equity
  • Review of the four required statements

Financial Analysis

  • Overview of financial measures/ratios
  • Liquidity measures review
  • Debt ratios review
  • Profitability measures
  • Funds management ratios
  • Other performance measures
  • Review of financial measures
  • Class exercise

Planning and Financing the Business

  • Financial planning
    • Typical planning process
    • Developing business plans
    • Evaluating capital projects
  • Financing the business
  • Financing sources
    • Long-term
    • Leases
    • Short-term

The Strategic Partnership—Human Resources and Finance

  • Human resources and finance
  • Recording compensation and benefits costs
  • Wages and salaries
  • Incentive pay
  • Benefits costs
  • Mandatory benefits
  • Welfare benefits
  • Retirement plans
  • Communication
Who Should Register  
This is intended for human resources or compensation professionals with limited knowledge of accounting and finance.
 
How to Register
 
More Information  
 Course Credits
CCP: Required (Not Required for Canadian CCP)
Recertification: 2 course, .5 Exam
CEUs: 1.5 Course, .3 Exam
PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification hours: 16 (classroom)
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Certification Exam: T2
Exam Requirements
Certified Compensation Professional
This is a required exam to obtain a CCP.

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