The accounting theory and practice relevant to some of the more complicated accounting issues unique to companies.
|Paper title||Financial Accounting and Reporting|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$829.65|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,993.30|
- ACCT 102 and (BSNS 107 or BSNS 115) (each passed with a grade of at least C+)
- Schedule C
- More information link
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- Teaching staff
- Mariela Carvajal
- Learning Outcomes
- Be able to think logically and critically and to make well-reasoned decisions using advanced problem-solving skills.
- Understand the nature of business through advanced knowledge in at least one major subject area plus an integrated awareness of all major business functions.
- Understand the cultural, legal, social and environmental factors that affect, and are affected by, business operations.
- Be able to demonstrate leadership while working constructively, cooperatively and respectfully with others.
- Understand the ethical consequences of business decisions.
- Communicate effectively within a range of contexts.
- Course outline
- View the course outline for ACCT 211
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
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- Paper Structure
- Understand the background and purpose of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as they are applied in New Zealand [1, 3, 5],
- Explain the purpose and describe the main components of financial statements ,
- Understand the overall principles and other considerations relating to the presentation of a Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheet), Statement of Comprehensive Income (Income Statement), Statement of Cash Flows, Statement of Changes in Equity and Notes to Financial Statements [1, 3, 5, 6],
- Understand some of the issues relating to non-current assets ,
- Understand some of the issues relating to liabilities ,
- Understand the nature of events after the reporting period [1, 2],
- Account for matters relating to shareholders' equity , and
- Understand some of the issues relating to equity investments .
- Teaching Arrangements
- This paper is taught through lectures and tutorials.
- New Zealand Financial Accounting 6th edition, by Craig Deegan and Grant Samkin, McGraw Hill.