Thomas Rauter

Assistant Professor of Accounting
IBM Corporation Faculty Scholar & Asness Junior Faculty Fellow


Financial Accounting (30000), Winter 2021
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

This course provides an introduction to financial statements and the financial reporting process from a user's perspective. The focus of the course is on fundamental accounting concepts and principles. Students learn how the economic transactions of a firm are reported in the financial statements and related disclosures. The objective of the course is to provide students with basic skills necessary to read and analyze financial statements as well as to prepare students for more advanced financial statement analysis courses.