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Analysis of Financial Statements

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Analysis of Financial Statements

Analysis
of Financial Statements
Cheryl
Kotanen, Adam Williams, Carol Williams, Brandy Vanzant
October
28, 2012
BSHS/373
Patricia
Chatman
Valley of
the Sun United Way has been helping the local community in Maricopa County
since 1925. This organization
contributes to the community in a variety of ways from trying to end hunger to
improving the financial stability of families. This organization provides their
local community with an abundant of met needs and also provides their financials.
This allows the community as well as potential contributors to see how the
organization operates financially. In this article there will be a review of
the increase and decrease of line items, internal, and external factors
contributing in the changes, a hypothesis for the change, questions a financial
analyst my pose to Valley of the Sun, utilization of financial ratios as
performance measure and conduction of a S.W.O. T analysis.
Increases
and Decreases
Some
major increases and decreases in line items are found in assets, liabilities,
long-term liabilities, and net assets. The beginning of the year 2011 the
assets totaled $47,051,607 that increased $28,534,897 at the year ends at a
total of $75,586,504. Most of the Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) donations
is from those who live in the Maricopa County. VSUW watched its administration
costs, that stayed the same in both 2010 and 2011. Total liabilities
$32,416,645, in the beginning of the year, took a decrease of $3,751,076 for an
ends total of $28,665,569. Long-term liabilities, in 2011, had a balance of
zero compared to 2010 that had a balance of $1,147,357. Net assets, restricted
and unrestricted, of 2010 ($37,111,690) had an increase in 2011 ($46,920,935)
of $9,809,245.
Internal
and External Factors
Some
internal factors that may have caused some changes in the line items over the
course of the year is watching the organizations expenses such as
administrations, travel, equipment/rental/maintenance, advertising, and
supplies expenses. An external factor that affects organizations/companies and
society in general is the condition of the economy society faces; one ...

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