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FI13 02 Mar - 06 Mar Mauritius $5350 Register

Course Overview

The Consolidation of Financial Statements training workshop teaches skills to consolidate financial statements effectively and review each statement applying learnt techniques and methodology.

The Consolidation of Financial Statements training program outline is up to date and pertinent to marketplace requirements, thus catering well to all analytical prediction of training needs in the specified area. A customised proposal can also be arranged, to suit the training requirement of your team.

Course Objectives

By the end of the Consolidation of Financial Statements training program, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the process of consolidating financial statements
  • Identify what qualifies as business combination and their related transactions
  • Apply the acquisition method for business combinations
  • Account for goodwill and non-controlling interests
  • Recognize the differences and similarities in the consolidation of financial statements between the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the US Generally Accepted
  • Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Course Outline

  • Transactions Accounted for as Business Combinations
  • Defining a Qualifying Business
  • Structures of Business Combinations
  • IFRS and US GAAP Consideration
  • Accounting for Business Combinations
  • Applying the Acquisition Method
  • Step 1: Identify the Acquirer
  • Step 2: Determine the Acquisition Date
  • Step 3: Recognize and Measure the Identifiable Tangible and Intangible Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed
  • Measuring No controlling Interest
  • Exceptions of the Recognition or Measurement Principles
  • Step 4: Identify Assets and Liabilities Requiring Separate Accounting
  • Step 5: Classify or Designate Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed
  • Step 6: Recognize and Measure any No controlling Interest in the Acquire
  • Measuring Non-controlling Interest at Fair Value
  • Step 7: Measure the Consideration Transferred
  • Contingent Consideration
  • Step 8: Recognize and Measure Goodwill or Gain from a Bargain Purchase
  • Acquisition Related Costs
  • Post Combination Measurement and Accounting
  • Reacquired Rights
  • Contingent Liabilities
  • Indemnification Assets
  • Contingent Consideration
  • Goodwill and Gain on Bargain Purchase Options
  • Measurement of Goodwill
  • Impairment of Goodwill
  • Accounting for Gain on Bargain Purchase Option
  • Consolidated Financial Statements
  • The Economic Entity Model
  • Defining Control
  • Changes in Ownership Interest without Loss of Control
  • Changes in Ownership Interest Resulting in Loss of Control
  • Consolidation Procedures
  • Intercompany Transactions and Balances
  • Overview of Special Topics
  • A Business Combination Achieved in Stages (Step Acquisitions)
  • A Business Combination Achieved without the Transfer of Consideration
  • Special Purpose Entities (SPEs)
  • Required Disclosures

Who should attend?

Financial managers and controllers, accounting managers, senior accountants, financial assistants, financial analysts, and any professional involved in accounting for business combinations and consolidations.

General Notes

  • All our courses can be facilitated as Customized In-House Training course.
  • Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • As for Open Enrolment Courses, we offer our clients the flexibility to chose the location, date, and time and our team of experts who are spread around the globe will assist in facilitating the course.
  • The course fee includes facilitation, training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training.
  • FREE Consultation and Coaching provided during and after the course.
Customized Schedule is available for all courses irrespective of dates on the Calendar. Please get in touch with us for details.
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