This is a paper that is focusing on the student to examine a possible acquisition candidate for a U.S. multinational corporation. The paper also provides additional information to use in the writing of the assignment paper. Below is the assessment description to follow:
As an analyst for a large U.S. multinational corporation, you are assigned to examine a possible acquisition candidate, completing an initial search and review. Your supervisor is a member of the Controller’s team. The Controller reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Your work may be presented to a variety of audiences, so professionalism is essential in all deliverables you create. As you are reviewing historical financial statements you cannot conclude if this company is a good investment.
You must research and secure the SEC 10-K Annual Report for Amazon Inc. the most recent year by visiting and searching the SEC EDGAR system. An alternative path to accessing and also downloading the most current 10-K is through the company’s Investor Relations webpage.
Your report should comment on the financial statements for your company as they relate to the information presented through Week 6 material for this class, including the auditor’s report and the notes to the financial statements.
Refer to the weekly reports.
Additionally, commentary for this report should include considering the financial statements as a whole.
Write a minimum of a 3-page ( a full-page typically has at least 500 words) report, single-spaced, one-inch margins, 12-point font, with a double space between paragraphs. This page requirement includes data visualization (charts and graphs) that you create.
Page count does not include a title page, tables and also exhibits, and reference list.
Include a title page (include your name on the title page). The report must include headings such as Accounts Receivable and Inventory (topics from the textbook); other examples would be Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, the Statement of Shareholders’ Equity, and Critical Audit Matters.