28 November 2017

Group accounting - fundamentals


An essential introduction to preparing consolidated financial statements - explained from first principles.

Who should attend?

  • Accountants moving into a group role or who feel they need a refresher
  • Other financial managers who would benefit from learning about consolidation processes.

What you will gain
A better understanding of the fundamentals of the production of consolidated financial statements. The course covers both IFRS and FRS 102 (the financial reporting standards applicable in the UK and RoI) consolidations.

Programme outline

  • Acquisitions and mergers
  • Preparing consolidated financial statements
  • Accounting for subsidiary undertakings
  • Goodwill
  • Minority interests
  • Fair values
  • Intra-group transactions

The programme includes exercises based on consolidation schedules and the adjustments required. Group accounting - advanced covers the more advanced aspects of consolidated financial statements.

Whilst a basic understanding of accounting is required, no knowledge or recollection of group accounting is needed, as the course will begin from first principles.

The course starts at 9.30am. Lunch and refreshments are included.
6 CPD hours (where applicable). 

Booking Information

Date Location Price
28 November 2017 - 09:30 Manchester Price: GBP 599.00
Member price: £539. CDS member price: £415. Plus VAT on all prices.
7 December 2017 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 599.00
Member price: £539. CDS member price: £415. Plus VAT on all prices.

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This course covers the more advanced aspects of consolidated financial statements such as complex group structures, disposals and reorganisations and includes practical case studies.

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Group accounting - fundamentals

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