Rebroadcast: The Top 10 Mistakes in Analyzing Business Financial Statements
What are the top 10 mistakes in business financial statement analysis, and more importantly, how do you avoid them?

This review of frequent problems and errors will improve your skills within the analysis and underwriting process.

This program will help lenders and credit analysts do a better job with business financial statements and tax returns within the analysis and underwriting process. The speaker has been training bankers on business financial statement and tax returns for over 20 years, along with serving in senior roles within lending and credit at both the community band and regional bank level.

This is a Rebroadcast of the 06/15/15 webinar.


Some of the top 10 mistakes to be discussed include:

  • Not understanding the underlying basis of accounting, cash or accrual (this includes tax returns)
  • Not having alignment of the dates between business financials, the guarantor and any related businesses
  • EBITDA does not spell cash flow
  • Getting “stuck” while waiting on additional information
  • Not analyzing the non-financial or qualitative aspects of the business
  • Not assessing the entire, or global, situation
  • Going “global” too soon



This webinar will benefit individuals with business and commercial lenders, credit analysts and underwriters, plus other members of the lending team regardless of experience level.


Richard Hamm has been training bankers for more than 24 years, specializing in all phases of commercial lending and credit, including portfolio and risk management, commercial real estate and appraisals, plus selling and negotiating skills. He owns/operates Advantage Consulting & Training after a 22-year banking career including senior positions in lending and credit.

Credit Information

Institute of Certified Bankers: Visit http://www.icbmembers.org/login.aspx for instructions regarding self-reporting. Estimated credits: 2 hours/session


Live Webinar:

Member price: $275.00 | Non member price $550.00

On-Demand Webinar

Member price: $295.00 | Non member price $590.00


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