02 November 2020

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). 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
2 November 2020 - 09:30 Online Live Price: GBP 634.00
Member price: £571. Plus VAT on all prices.

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The venue for this course will be confirmed 14 days before the scheduled date. 

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