Financial Accounting 3

10 Units

This courses focuses on company accounting. It provides students with an understanding of the regulatory framework for corporate financial reporting in Australia, and provides detailed coverage of the requirements for the preparation of financial statements for a group of companies operating under common control. Topics covered include accounting for corporate acquisitions; consolidation accounting; consolidated cash flow statements; accounting for company income tax; and accounting for foreign operations and corporate insolvency.

Faculty Faculty of Business and Law
School Newcastle Business School
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst Street)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst Street)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical constructs of contemporary financial accounting;
  2. Exhibit an awareness of selected accounting standards, including the ability to apply these standards in appropriate circumstances.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the technical skills, underlying concepts and issues in accounting for corporations.
  4. Prepare consolidated financial statements.

The course will provide an overview of the theories of accounting and policy choice with respect to the requirements for the preparation of financial statements. Topics included in the course are: i. Intangible Assets ii. Leases iii. Financial Instruments iv. Accounting for Company Income Tax v. Business Combinations vi. Consolidation vii. Company Liquidation viii. Foreign Currency Transactions ix. Extractive Industries

Replacing Course(s) Nil
Transition Nil
Assumed Knowledge PACC6000 Financial Accounting 1 and PACC6004 Financial Accounting 2
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments -
  • Examination: Formal -
  • Quiz - Class - Mid trimester quiz
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Requisite by Enrolment: This course is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) and Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business.
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for PACC60051

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