ACC106 - Accounting I
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|Last revision date||Jan 21, 2013 11:42:10 AM|
|Last review date||Jan 21, 2013 11:42:10 AM|
This subject introduces the student to: a) what accounting information is required by a business concern to reflect clearly the operating results of the concern over its operating life; b) how this information is recorded in the various business records; c) how this information is used by, and meets the needs of both internal and external users; d) throughout the subject, students will be introduced to generally accepted accounting principles.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1.Describe the accounting profession and identify the users and uses of accounting information such as financial statements.
2. Define Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial statement concepts and recognize the correct application of these concepts.
3. Analyze transactions and record accounting information throughout the accounting cycle, including adjusting and closing journal entries.
4. Describe the accounting procedures required for merchandising companies including the purchase and sale of inventory.
5. Prepare financial statements including the Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Owners's Equity.
6. Calculate and interpret financial ratios (e.g. inventory turnover, gross profit margin ratio etc.) in order to evaluate a business organization, given a set of financial statements.
7. Describe and evaluate organizational internal controls and apply specific internal controls for cash including preparation of a bank reconciliation.
8. Explain the role that ethics plays in business and the reporting of financial results and demonstrate the ability to discuss ethics and social responsibility and apply these concepts throughout the various topic areas.
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