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Preparing Quality of Earnings Analysis 2024


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3.00 Credits

Member Price $129.00

Non-Member Price $169.00


This course is designed to introduce the Quality of Earnings report and analysis concept. You’ll understand the parties interested in this kind of report, what it is used for, how and when it is prepared, and some of the basic concepts that underlie a Quality of Earnings report. We’ll discuss the format and contents of the report, including “as reported” EBITDA, adjusted EBITDA, seller add-backs, out of period adjustments and non-recurring income and expense items. The class will include a comprehensive example illustrating these concepts.

  • Course Instructor: Nancy Ann Rix
  • Highlights

    • Uses of a Quality of Earnings Report
    • Information needed to prepare the report
    • Overlapping enterprise valuation concepts
    • Various adjustments to "as reported" EBITDA



    Designed For

    CPAs, corporate accountants and M&A professionals


    • Recognize nuances including techniques for obtaining reliable information and measuring synergies.
    • Determine how to confidently read a Quality of Earnings Report.
    • Identify how to advise clients about basic concepts.




    This course is provided by a third-party vendor. Please note that login instructions will not be available in the ‘My Upcoming CPE’ section of the NESCPA website. Instead, the login instructions will be sent directly to you via email by the California Education Foundation (CalCPA). Upon completing the course, your hours will be recorded in the ‘My CPE Tracker’ section of the NESCPA website.

    Non-Member Price $169.00

    Member Price $129.00