Lectures and group discussions.
- Review of financial reporting theory.
- Changing process and financial reporting.
- Not-for-profit organizations.
- Intercorporate investments and business combinations.
- Advanced consolidations.
- Foreign currency transactions and translations.
- Segmented information.
- Joint ventures.
At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- translate a foreign subsidiary’s financial statements into Canadian dollars in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP);
- prepare consolidated financial statements in accordance with GAAP for corporations with subsidiaries, joint ventures and foreign operations;
- record and report foreign currency transactions, including hedging transactions;
- prepare financial statements for not-for-profit organizations in accordance with GAAP;
- explain the accounting issues relating to segmented reporting;
- demonstrate awareness of ethical and professional standards and responsibilities of financial management professionals.
STUDENTS MUST WRITE BOTH THE MIDTERM EXAMINATION AND THE FINAL EXAMINATION TO OBTAIN CREDIT FOR THE COURSE.
To pass this course, students must obtain a minimum of 50% on invigilated assessments, with the 50% calculated on a weighted average basis.
Invigilated assessments include, in-class quizzes, in-class tests, midterm exam(s) and the final exam.
Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
Murray W. Hilton. Modern Advanced Accounting in Canada, latest Canadian edition. McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, or equivalent.
Instructor compiled materials (if applicable)
Only Faculty of Commerce and Business approved calculators may be used for tests and examinations
Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:
- No corequisite courses
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
- No equivalency courses