View All num of num See all Photos Credit Suisse This employer has taken extra steps to respond to reviews and provide job seekers with accurate company information, photos, and reviews. Interested for your company?Learn More. www.credit-suisse.com Profile Unclaimed Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 1.5k Reviews 4.6k Salaries 591 Interviews Follow Add Review or Salary Follow Add Review or Salary Interview Question HOLT Sector Specialist Co-op Interview(Student Candidate) Chicago, IL Credit Suisse 2 firms w/ the same financial results save for the fact that one uses operating leases and the other financing leases - does this impact the integrity of the financial reporting? How, if at all? Tags: See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Answer Interview Answer 1 Answer ▲ 0 ▼ Firm 1 (op lease): will have arbitrarily increased ROA, distorting the return generated from the operating asset base because the expenditure is an "off-B/S" item per US GAAP; it needs to be capitalized to rectify the distortion.Firm 2 (financing lease): will have a more accurate ROA but is disadvantaged from the perspective of prospective investors in comparison to Firm 1, due solely to arbitrary GAAP acct method selected my management. Interview Candidate on Dec 5, 2013 Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.