Advanced Financial Analysis and Tax Strategy
Advanced Financial Analysis and Tax Strategy is a three-day module of the Aalto Financial Executive Program and it can also be taken as a Stand-alone program.
The program focuses on perspectives and tools for advanced financial analysis, for company valuation, and for tax strategy. By joining the program you will learn to interpret and utilize financial statement information for a range of decision-making purposes. You will also get tools and insight for evaluating company value and perspectives to carry out strategic tax planning for your company (for example) transfer pricing issues.
You will enhance your analytical skills to use financial analysis frameworks, techniques as well as financial statement and market-based performance measures to evaluate a company’s strategic performance, value creation potential as well as financial strength and flexibility
The program is targeted for financial executives and professionals who want to deepen their competence in financial analysis and strategic tax-planning.
Pre-program period of 3 weeks
Pre-readings and Individual preparation
Intensive face-to-face sessions with Instructors and peers
Post-program period of 3 weeks
Advanced Financial Analysis and Tax Strategy, August 26-28, 2019
This module focuses on advanced financial analysis, company valuation, and tax strategy. Participants will learn to interpret and utilize financial statement information for a range of decision-making purposes. They will also be better able to evaluate company value and carry out strategic tax planning.
- Measuring and analyzing value creation and financial strength
- Company valuation
- Strategic tax planning
- Transfer pricing
Matti Suominen is Professor of Finance at Aalto University School of Business. He specializes in information economics in financial markets, market microstructure and corporate finance.
Suominen has previously worked as a consultant at the European Corporate Finance Practice of McKinsey & Co. and as a Chief Dealer in the Options and Futures Markets in Finland. From 1997 until 2006 he was in the full time faculty at INSEAD, working first as an Assistant Professor and later as an Associate Professor of Finance. Although already also at the Aalto University, between 2006 and 2015 he has continued to work with INSEAD as an Adjunct Professor of Finance or as a Visiting Professor of Finance.
Suominen is actively involved in management consulting to financial institutions and executive education. He has taught in the MBA, PhD and executive education programs. He has also taught in several company specific programs worldwide.
Matti Suominen did his PhD in Financial Economics in 1997 at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has also worked as a Visiting Associate Professor at Wharton.
Risto Walden, Lic.Sc. (Econ. and Bus.Adm.), KLT-accountant, is a taxation and accounting expert at Bilanssi Oy. He specializes in in accounting and taxation.
Walden has extensive experience as an instructor in accounting and taxation, both in the public and private sector. He has also written several books in the fields of accounting and taxation.
He previously worked at Aalto University’s Department of Accounting and in tax inspection functions at Finnish Tax Administration. He is a member of the Board of Directors at the Taxpayers’ Association of Finland. In 2003, Walden was named Teacher of the Year at Helsinki School of Economics.
Dr. Harri Seppänen acts as a Research Associate in Accounting at Aalto University School of Business. He specializes in strategic performance analysis and measurement, credit risk assessments and firm valuation.
Dr. Seppänen executes various types of industry/company analyses and firm valuations for M&A’s and legal disputes, violations of antitrust laws, municipal outsourcing, as well as financial modeling for business ventures. He has international and domestic experience on IPO, M&A, Private Equity, and investment analyses as a CFO and Head of Investment Analysis at Kouri Capital Group.
He also renders independent advisory services in financial analysis and firm valuation. Organizations that have cooperated with him are, for instance, African Development Bank, BCG, Ernst & Young, Fidelity, Finnvera, McKinsey & Co, Moody’s Investors Service, Nokia, Nordea, Reuters, PwC, and Stora Enso.
Program Fee and Registration
The fee for the Advanced Financial Analysis and Tax Strategy program is € 3,590 (+ VAT).
Please note that the program fee does not include travel expenses or accommodation. VAT is applicable to private persons and Finnish companies.)
Register for the program by August 5, 2019.