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Management Level - Advanced Financial Reporting (AFR)

Advanced Financial Reporting (AFR)

AFR builds on the competencies gained from F1. It covers how to effectively source the long-term finance required to fund the operations of organisations, particularly their capital investments. It also deepens the coverage of financial reporting to more complex aspects of group accounting and analyses the rules governing the recognition and measurement of various elements of the financial statements. Finally it shows how to analyse financial statements to provide insights about the financial performance and position of the organisation over time and in comparison with others.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

  • Discuss types and sources of long-term finance for an incorporated entity and calculate a weighted average cost of capital (WACC) for an incorporated entity.
  • Produce consolidated primary financial statements, incorporating accounting transactions and adjustments, in accordance with relevant international accounting standards, in an ethical manner.
  • Demonstrate the impact on the preparation of the consoidated financial statement of certain complex group scenarios and discuss the need to and nature of disclosure of transactions between related parties and produce the disclosures for earnings per share.
  • Evaluate the financial performance, financial position and financial adaptability of an incorporated entity and discuss the limitations of ratio analysis.
  • Your Instructor

    Vidya Rajawasam