This unit of study extends understanding of accounting concepts and their application to the corporate form of ownership. This unit takes a critical approach to accepted corporate reporting practices and current developments in accounting and financial regulation for corporations and further develops professional practice through concepts such as accounting for the issue and reorganisation of share capital; inter-company investments; specific corporate financial accounting practices, including accounting for company income tax; impairment and revaluation of assets; intangible assets. The unit also explores current financial reporting issues as relevant to contemporary multinational businesses.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):