|Module Title||FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3: GROUP FINANCIAL REPORTING|
|Co-ordinator||Ms Megan Williams|
|Course delivery||Lecture||16 Hours|
|Assessment||Course work||Class test||20%|
The module will also address accounting for foreign currency transactions and translation, as required when groups or companies have activities / companies located overseas. Finally, the module will cover calculation of and accounting for deferred taxation.
At the end of the module students should:
a) be able to recognize the need for group accounting and appreciate the differences between, uses and relative merits of the various methods of group accounting;
b) be aware of relevant issues, e.g. those of “fair valuation” and the treatment of goodwill, which are important to the understanding of group accounting;
c) be competent in the use of basic acquisition accounting (including accounting for associated undertakings) and merger accounting techniques;
d) have a basic understanding of accounting for foreign currency transactions and be able to apply this; and
e) have a basic understanding of accounting for deferred taxation and be able to apply this; and
f) be knowledgeable as to the associated current UK regulatory (including statutory) requirements.