5 days


20 – 24 Feb, 05 – 9 June, 04 – 8 Sept, 20 – 24 Nov 2024




The Business Xchange Hub, Marco Polo House
3-5 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2BX United Kingdom

Course Overview

Advanced Financial Accounting (Corporate Training)

There are numerous publications dealing with advanced accounting topics. There is, of course, the CICA Handbook and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), but also specialized textbooks and scientific and professional articles. participants must show discernment in deciding which readings and exercises to do and how much time to spend on them. The present course certainly provides indications for that, but each student must adapt his/her efforts according to his/her own strengths and weaknesses, in regard to the objectives of the course.

This course will provide attendees with an understanding of the fundamental concepts and accounting treatments concerning financial statement presentation underlying complex business structures. It will enable them to understand the effects of international transactions for financial statement users

Course Objective:

  • Recognize the theory and concepts underlying accounting practices
  • Use prior knowledge in financial accounting and related subjects and adapt it to the topics of the course
  • Combine and summarize financial information
  • Analyze and criticize information
  • Enlarge the vision of accounting in terms of financial issues and ethical considerations applicable to the business world

Who should attend

All levels of Management, Executives and Team Leaders, who manage work teams or employees and who are responsible for creating conducing work environment infused with positive culture to engage employees.

This course can also be taken in

Accra: 12 – 16 Feb     29 May – 02 June        28 Aug – 01 Sept         20 – 24 Nov 2024

Dubai:  19 – 23 Feb    13 – 17 May    22 – 26 July     23 – 27 Sept 2024


Course Content

Programme outline

Selected accounting practices

  • Intangible assets and R&D
  • Ownership equity and comprehensive income
  • Bonds and interest-bearing securities
  • Earnings per share
  • Accounting changes

Foreign currency translation

  • Temporal method
  • Current rate method

Hedge accounting and derivatives

  • Economic aspect –
  • Accounting methods (speculating, hedging)

Corporate investments and international standards

  • Conceptual framework (theory, business combinations)
  • Accounting methods (cost, fair value, equity method, proportionate and full consolidation)
  • Particular issues (such as minority interest, inter-company transactions, foreign subsidiaries)
  • International accounting standards
  • Other (related party transactions, segment disclosures, differential reporting)

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