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Accounting and Financial Management Questions

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Accounting and Financial Management Questions :

Accounting and Financial Management Questions
Accounting and Financial Management Questions
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Instructions to the Candidates This assessment is to be completed according to the instructions given below in this document.Should you not answer the tasks correctly, you will be given feedback on the results and gaps in knowledge. You will be entitled to one (1) resubmit in showing your competence with this unit.If you are not sure about any aspect of this assessment, please ask for clarification from your assessor.Please refer to the College re-submission and re-sit policy for more information.If you have questions and other concerns that may affect your performance in the Assessment, please inform the assessor immediately.Please read the Tasks carefully then complete all Tasks.To be deemed competent for this unit you must achieve a satisfactory result with tasks of this Assessment along with a satisfactory result for another Assessment.This is an Open book assessment which you will do in your own time but complete in the time designated by your assessor. Remember, that it must be your own work and if you use other sources then you must reference these appropriatelySubmitted document must follow the given criteria. Font must be Times New Roman, Font size need to be 12, line spacing has to be Single line and Footer of submitted document must include Student ID, Student Name and Page Number. Document must be printed double sided.This is Individual Assessments. Once you have completed the assessment, please provide the Hard copy of the Assessments to your Trainer/ Assessor.Plagiarism is copying someone else’s work and submitting it as your own. Any Plagiarism will result in a mark of Not Satisfactory.
Accounting and Financial Management Questions


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¨   I declare that this task is all my own work and I have not cheated or plagiarised the work or colluded with any other student(s).

¨   I understand that if I am found to have plagiarised, cheated or colluded, action will be taken against me according to the process explained to me.

¨   I have correctly referenced all resources and reference texts throughout these assessment tasks.

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¨   I hereby certify that this student has been assessed by me and that the assessment has been carried out according to the required assessment procedures.

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¨   My performance in this assessment task has been discussed and explained to me.

¨   I would like to appeal this assessment decision.

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A copy of this page must be supplied to the office and kept in the student’s file with the evidence.

Assessment Task 1: Written Questions

Accounting and Financial Management Questions Task summary

This is an open book test, to be completed in the classroom.

A time limit of 1.5 hours to answer the questions is provided.

You need to answer all of the written questions correctly.

Your answers must be word processed and sent to the assessor as an email attachment. 

Required

  • Access to textbooks/other learning materials
  • Computer and Microsoft Office
  • Access to the internet

Timing

Your assessor will advise you of the due date of this assessment.

Submit

  • Answers to all questions

Assessment criteria

All questions must be answered correctly in order for you to be assessed as having completed the task satisfactorily.

Re-submission opportunities

You will be provided feedback on their performance by the Assessor. The feedback will indicate if you have satisfactorily addressed the requirements of each part of this task.

If any parts of the task are not satisfactorily completed, the assessor will explain why, and provide you written feedback along with guidance on what you must undertake to demonstrate satisfactory performance. Re-assessment attempt(s) will be arranged at a later time and date.

You have the right to appeal the outcome of assessment decisions if you feel that you have been dealt with unfairly, or have other appropriate grounds for an appeal.

You are encouraged to consult with the assessor prior to attempting this task if you do not understand any part of this task or if you have any learning issues or needs that may hinder you when attempting any part of the assessment.

Written answer question guidance

The following written questions use a range of “instructional words” such as “identify” or “explain”, which tell you how you should answer the question. Use the definitions below to assist you to provide the type of response expected.

Note that the following guidance is the minimum level of response required.

Analyse – when a question asks you to analyse something, you should do so in detail, and identify important points and key features. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.

Compare – when a question asks you to compare something, you will need to show how two or more things are similar, ensuring that you also indicate the relevance of the consequences. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.

Contrast – when a question asks you to contrast something, you will need to show how two or more things are different, ensuring you indicate the relevance or the consequences. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.

Discuss – when a question asks you to discuss something, you are required to point out important issues or features, and express some form of critical judgement. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.

Describe – when a question asks you to describe something, you should state the most noticeable qualities or features. Generally, you are expected to write a response two or three sentences long.

Evaluate – when a question asks you to evaluate something, you should put forward arguments for and against something. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.

Examine – when a question asks you to examine something, this is similar to “analyse”, where you should provide a detailed response with key points and features and provide critical analysis. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.

Explain – when a question asks you to explain something, you should make clear how or why something happened or the way it is. Generally, you are expected to write a response two or three sentences long.

Identify – when a question asks you to identify something, this means that you are asked to briefly describe the required information. Generally, you are expected to write a response two or three sentences long.

List – when a question asks you to list something, this means that you are asked to briefly state information in a list format.

Outline – when a question asks you to outline something, this means giving only the main points, Generally, you are expected to write a response a few sentences long.

Summarise – when a question asks you to summarise something, this means (like “outline”) only giving the main points. Generally, you are expected to write a response a few sentences long.

Assessment Task 1 Instructions

Provide answers to all of the questions below:

  1. Explain the basic principles of double entry bookkeeping
  • Explain the three golden rules of accounting and how they apply to double entry accounting?
  • Explain the purpose of a general journal in accounting and give at least two examples of transactions that may be recorded in this journal.
  • Explain the purpose of a general ledger in accounting and give at least two examples of transactions that may be recorded in this journal.
  • Describe what is meant by “Fair Value” under AASB 116.
  • When working as an accountant you will spend many hours seated at your desk and at the computer, possibly doing lots of data entry. List three OHS issues you might need to consider, ensuring you are working safely and are not at risk of accident, injury or illness.
  • Research the Internet and find out how the Privacy Act 1988 will be changed in regard to storage of client data on cloud servers. What would an accounting firm need to do if it stores client data on an online/cloud accounting system?
  • Review the APES 110 Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants on the Internet. Explain what a Member of Business should do if they are not satisfied that the financial statements of an employing organisation are presented in line with Australian Accounting Standards.
  • Review the APES 110 Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants on the Internet. Explain how threats to compliance with the fundamental principles occur.
  1. Explain the Australian Securities & Investments Commission’s (ASIC’s) role in approving codes of practice for the financial services sector. List their criteria for approval.
  1. Explain whether financial services industry associations have to seek approval from ASIC regarding their codes of practice. Give examples of at least two financial services industry codes of practice.
  1. List four types of laws that ASIC administers.
  1. Explain two posting methods used in computerised accounting systems.
  1. You need to prepare end of month financial reports. How would you make sure you have all the data you need?
  1. Assume that you have been provided with the data for the end of financial month report. However, you have found some errors. What should you do in this situation and whom would you speak to?
  1. Explain the difference between balance day adjustments required for accruals and balance day adjustments required for prepayments. Give an example of each.
  1. Outline the reasons why an adjustment for depreciation expense is required at the end of each reporting period.
  1. Distinguish between an allocation approach and a valuation approach to depreciation according to AASB1021 and AAS4.
  1. Explain why it is important for estimates of the useful lives and expected residual values of depreciable non-current assets to be reviewed annually.

Assessment Task 1 Checklist


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