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Combining clear explanations of theory, fully worked examples and a comprehensive set of revision questions, Company Accounting and Financial Statements, fifth edition, provides students with an accessible and practical guide to preparing and interpreting company financial reports.
Thoroughly updated to incorporate the most recent changes in International and Australian Accounting Standards, this edition also features a new chapter on joint ventures.
Company Accounting and Financial Statements, fifth edition, is suitable for students commencing studies in company accounting and also those studying at more advanced levels. The content is written in accordance with the core competencies detailed in the national Financial Services Training Package (FNS04):
. FNSACCT504B: Prepare Financial Reports for a Reporting Entity
. FNSACCT614B: Prepare Complex Corporate Financial Reports
Paul - RMIT
Paul was awarded his PhD from Monash University and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting and Law at RMIT University. He has 25 years of teaching experience in both the TAFE and University sectors. He has co-authored three accounting text books which are used in university and TAFE colleges. He has published over 30 refereed publications and, as a regular visitor abroad, has presented papers at numerous international and national conferences. Paul is A career teacher and academic who enjoys teaching and understands the relationship between inquiry and improved student learning. He is a member of the editorial board of Accounting Education: an International Journal and has won over $250,000 in external research grants in the last two years. Paul is known for his public speaking and conference presence and in 2007 he had the honour of being the invited Visiting Guest Speaker (to give a plenary address) at the 2007 British Accounting Association SIG on Accounting Education Annual Conference.
Robert is a qualified accountant, has a full teaching qualification and is qualified to assess and train in the workplace.
He has applied his professional skills in the TAFE sector since 1976 specialising in the delivery and assessment of accounting courses at the Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels.
He has also produced a host of published and unpublished training and learning materials, and assessment tools for use in the vocational training sector nationwide.
Robert has a thorough understanding of the operations and intricacies of the Financial Services Training Package being involved in the initial leadership, development and implementation of the Financial Services Training Package (Accounting) in Victoria.
1. Introduction to companies
2. Accounting for share and debenture issues
3. Accounting for the conversion of a business to a company
4. Finalisation of a company's profit and loss account
5. Accounting for company income tax
6. Appropriation of company profits and changing shareholders' wealth
7. Corporate reporting
8. The cash flow statement
9. Consolidated accounts
10. Consolidation with minority interests
11. Accounting for joint ventures
12. Receivership and liquidation
13. Amalgamations and takeovers
14. Accounting for foreign currency translations