A Focused Approach, 4th Edition By Michael C. Ehrhardt, Eugene F. Brigham
Finance is a broad term that covers employment positions in banking – both investment and retail, corporate finance and other financial services. Sedangkan fungsi korporasi mencakup pembiayaan perusahaan (corporate finance), penetapan dan perubahan anggaran dasar, penunjukan direksi dan komisaris, kebijakan pembagian dividen, aksi perusahaan (corporate action), penyelenggaraan RUPS, dan mendapatkan informasi material dan relevan tentang kegiatan perusahaan.
Staff accountants consolidate information for the official corporate financial reports-primarily comparing the present to the past. Small businesses and start-ups need corporate finance advice tips as well in order to channelize and manage their business finances. RCFS will also consider research in financial intermediation and financial institutions, microstructure and the implications of asset pricing for Corporate Finance. Bagi perusahaan Good Corporate Governance merupakan asset dan memerlukan komitmen dan investasi. To the degree that one buys into this objective, much of what corporate financial theory suggests makes sense. Perusahaan yang sudah menerapkan Good Corporate Governance membawa bendera bonafiditas.
In this introduction, we will lay the foundation for this discussion by listing the three fundamental principles that underlie corporate finance—the investment, financing, and dividend principles—and the objective of firm value maximization that is at the heart of corporate financial theory.
As banking firms have been performing diversified activities, investment banks have come to fill a variety of roles including underwriting and distributing new security issues, offering brokerage services to public & institutional investors, providing financial advice to corporate clients, especially on security issues, providing advices on merger and acquisition deals, providing financial security research to investors and corporate customers etc.
For example, the finance group at American Electric Power of Columbus, Ohio has four main areas of concentration: liquidity, flexibility, compliance with laws and regulatory support. Corporate treasurer, financial analyst, financial planner, insurance agent, real estate investor, or small business owner, there’s a whole host of careers available to graduates specializing in corporate finance. The Strategic finance suite of products enables a company to manage each and every area of corporate finance more efficiently.