Finance and Accounting fot non-Financial Proffessionals


Finance and Accounting for Non Financial Professionals (Cancelled)

To remain competitive and provide a truly top quality service, legal professionals serving the international business and finance markets need not only to know the law but also to develop a stronger understanding of their clients’ requirements.

This course has been created by EIMF in collaboration with finance and legal experts to respond to that need and help lawyers to gain a better comprehension of corporate and capital market activity. The thorough and highly practical programme provides you with the necessary tools, techniques and terminology to give you a clear understanding of the financial issues that your clients have to face in their daily commercial activity.


This intensive two-day course will teach you the essential elements of accounting and finance. By the end of the course you will emerge better equipped to assess, analyse and understand a company’s financial position.


  • Learn how to understand, analyze and interpret the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statements and the basic principles of financial accounting.
  • Understand the founding concepts of financial markets and grasp the underpinning terminology and operation.
  • To understand the basic principles of accounting and the cross overs with finance.
  • Understand the time value of money, Discounted Cash Flow, Capitalization, IRR and real option analysis.
  • Be able to differentiate and appreciate the difference between cash and accrual accounting.
  • Gain a command of how to properly value businesses, investment projects and appraisals.
  • To understand the budgeting process and learn how to produce forecasts.
  • Learn how to work out financial ratios and do trend analysis.
  • Get a grasp on the value and uses of cost accounting inside a corporation.
  • You will get thorough overview of financing the business and how to bring in outside investors, as well as how IPOs work.
  • Understanding the current global financial situation, Basel 3 and discussing the hot issues that will arise to be prepared.
  • Reinforce your learning via multiple examples, and by practicing new knowledge gained in several hands on workshops.

Seminar Content

  • Overview of Finance in Business
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • The Operating or Income Statement
  • Balance Sheets
  • The Cash Flow Statement
  • Reporting Data Analysis – Understanding Ratios
  • Costs and the Company
  • Investment and Project Appraisal
  • Budget Planning and the Annual Budget
  • Financing the Business
  • Attracting Outside Investors – Angels, VCs, IPOs & M&A
  • The current Global Financial Environment
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DATES: 18, 19 June

DURATION: 14 Hours

LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 09:00 – 17:15

FEES: €250 + VAT


Who should attend

  • Partners
  • Non-financial executives and Directors
  • Senior and junior lawyers
  • In-House lawyers
  • Corporate lawyers
  • Legal experts in the financial services industry
  • Legal consultants

If you need help completing the online registration form, please give us a call at 2227 4470 or email us at [email protected] 

In-House Training

If you would like to discuss bringing this or another topic to your organization on an in-house basis please call us at 22274470 or email us at [email protected].

Instructor: Marios Mortis

Marios Mortis holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Accounting, a Master’s in Banking and Finance, and he is a qualified member of Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). Marios has developed and conducted professional training courses on corporate reporting, Accounting and Finance, and Financial Workshops. He had, also, participated to researches on the area of finance and accounting in both academic and professional level.


He has a working experience in the accounting, audit, advisory, assurance and banking sectors in various positions and companies in Cyprus. During last 4 years Marios continued his path in the education field which is a challenging and interesting field for him. He currently works as a Visitor Academic for a local University in Cyprus, where he is teaching courses such as Corporate Governance and Business Ethics, Corporate Finance, Corporate Risk Management and Audit and Assurance. He also holds the position of Trainer & Accountancy Programmes Leader for a local institute where among others he is teaching many courses of various accountancy qualifications, such as the Cash and Treasury Management, Credit Management, Governance, Ethics, and Risks, Management Accounting, and Indirect Tax.