Financial Reporting

ACC80006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.


Concurrent Pre-requisites :
A unit can be either completed prior to commencing study or taken at the same time.

Aims and objectives

This unit seeks to introduce students to the fundamental principles and practice of corporate accounting. By examining a selection of topics unique to corporate accounting, students become familiar with the practical implementation and application of accounting rules in a corporate environment. The unit also seeks to impart an appreciation of how practical professional knowledge impacts on ethical behaviour in a broader professional sense.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the nature of companies, and the associated broader financial reporting environment within which they operate.
2. Apply an advanced knowledge accounting requirements in order to record and report company financing transactions and company operations.
3. Critically analyse financial information in order to construct accurate consolidated financial reports.
4. Critically analyse and assess companies in liquidation and carry out selected accounting and administrative tasks undertaken by a registered company liquidator.

Courses with unit

Unit not offered from 2021