Visit the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s website and search for a public multinational company that operates and sells its products or services around the world. Locate and read a company’s financial statements, the notes to the financial statements, and the recent annual filing with the SEC – Form 10-K. Write a paper to explain the strategic role of a managerial accountant in supporting the executive managers of this multinational company. Be sure your paper includes the following:
Brief background information about the company selected, including a description of its international business activities.
Explanation of the value chain analysis and how it could be performed for a multinational company.
Discussion of the main elements of the balanced scorecard and its application to the company selected.
Presentation of a detailed strengths-weaknesses-opportunities-threats (SWOT) analysis for the company selected. Your analysis should include at least two elements/factors for each component of the SWOT analysis.
Overall assessment and evaluation of the company’s performance.
Your recommendations for the company to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Length: 5 to 7 pages
References: Include a minimum of 5 scholarly resources.