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Professional Accounting (6416.4)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Information Systems & Accounting



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    This unit extends the material covered in company accounting and introduces new theoretical and practical material relevant to professional accountants working in financial reporting and auditing fields. Topics include advanced issues in consolidation accounting, financial instruments, liabilities, leases, equity accounting and reporting by business and government entities.

    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

    1. Apply accounting regulations to multinational corporate groups;

    2. Compare and contrast the financial reporting of corporations and governments;

    3. Analyse specific accounting standards and interpretations to identify where they facilitate off-balance sheet financing and earnings management; and

    4. Critically evaluate financial reporting in Australia.

    Contact Hours

    Normally thirty nine hours per semester.



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