ACCT 7010 Company Accounting

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200400

Coordinator Urvashee Ghoorah Hurrychurn Opens in new window

Description The aim of this unit is to extend the fundamental accounting skills gained in Introductory Accounting to application of the more advanced accounting and reporting issues created by corporate structures. Students will learn how to prepare consolidated financial statements, with associated disclosures, to ensure compliance with accounting standards, corporations legislation and Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) requirements. Through a range of practical individual and collaborative means students will explore corporate accountability and the reasons for regulatory disclosure.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Pre-requisite(s) ACCT 7018

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate Business program. Students wishing to take this subject as an elective need approval from the program Advisor.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Prepare a set of consolidated financial statements for wholly owned and partly owned organisations and critically evaluate the consolidation process;
  2. Account for associates and joint ventures and critically evaluate the usefulness of the reported information;
  3. Prepare a statement of cash flow for publication and critically evaluate the information content;
  4. Calculate the tax effect of reported income and prepare disclosures for publication of tax consequences;
  5. Calculate earnings per share and diluted earnings per share for a reporting entity;
  6. Deconstruct reported financial data for a group into segment information appropriate for disclosure;
  7. Discuss corporate accountability within the AASB Framework and the Conceptual Framework with specific reference to the topics covered in the subject.

Subject Content

Accounting standards (standard settlers, regulation and application)
Nature of a reporting entity
Revaluations of non-current assets
Tax effect accounting
Consolidations
Disclosure issues (events after reporting data; segment reporting; related party disclosures; EPS)
Cash flows
Associated companies (joint ventures)

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
In class homework Weekly (marked in class) 5 N Individual
Report 2,500 words 10 N Group
Intra-session examination 1.5 hours (in class) 25 N Individual
Final exam 2 hours 60 Y Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Deegan, 2020, Financial Accounting, 9th edn, McGraw-Hill, North Ryde, NSW.

Teaching Periods

2022 Quarter 1

Parramatta City - Macquarie St

Day

Subject Contact Nicole Ibbett, Wenqi Han Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Quarter 3

Parramatta City - Macquarie St

Evening

Subject Contact Wenqi Han Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Neelam Goela Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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