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BUACC5901 Accounting and Finance
1. Common data and due date
constitutes 35 per cent of the evaluation on this unit. The due date for
lodgement will likely be 5pm on Friday 27 September 2013.
The project is
to be submitted by way of Moodle.
involved primarily with the usage of accounting data. The aim of the
project is to supply college students with the chance to use the data
and expertise acquired in Accounting and Finance to a sensible activity involving the
use of âreal-worldâ accounting data. That is meant to consolidate
studentsâ accounting data and expertise. College students are required to finish
the project in teams of two or three. The target of such group work is
to foster the event of co-operative work expertise.
College students are to organise themselves into
teams of two to finish the project.
The fundamental requirement is to undertake a normal monetary evaluation
evaluating Myer Holdings Ltd (Myer) (ASX Code MYR) newest monetary
place and efficiency for two Monetary Years in comparison with that of David Jones
(ASX Code DJS) over the identical interval.
If the 2013 monetary statements are launched by
Myer and David Jones by 10 September then it is best to put together ratios evaluating
2013 with 2012 efficiency for each entities.
If the 2013
monetary statements are launched after 10 September then it is best to evaluate
2012 with 2011 efficiency for each entities.
(Word: college students are
to make use of the âConsolidatedâ knowledge in conducting their evaluation.) The evaluation
ought to take into account every of: profitability, asset effectivity, liquidity, capital
construction, and market efficiency.
Word that for these
ratios which contain Steadiness Sheet figures college students would require the earlier
yearâs monetary statements (along with the newest report) to supply the
beginning-of-year steadiness sheet figures.
The project will comprise two major parts:
Schedule(s) of related
ratios and different helpful calculations
calculation of related ratios and different helpful calculations needs to be included
as a number of appendices ready utilizing Excel or the same spreadsheet.
College students are suggested to point out the formulae utilized in figuring out specific ratios
and different figures. Knowledge gadgets (for instance âGross sales Revenueâ or âComplete Assetsâ)
needs to be entered in a single cell in a specifically designated âknowledge areaâ within the
spreadsheet, with any calculation referencing the related knowledge cell.
A written report
The written report
Clarify briefly what’s revealed by the ratios
and different calculations within the context of the businesses profitability, asset
effectivity, liquidity, capital construction, and market efficiency. Specifically,
any vital modifications over the interval 2012 to 2013 needs to be recognized,
mentioned and, the place attainable, defined.
Present an total evaluation of whether or not the
corporations efficiency over the 2013 monetary 12 months have been higher than 2012,
and which firm has improved its efficiency to a better extent over this
interval. The judgement needs to be created from the angle of current fairness
four. Different pointers
project is to adjust to the Universityâs Common Information for the
Presentation of Tutorial Work (revised version 2011) and the written report is
to not exceed three,000 phrases and a phrase depend should be proven on the duvet web page of
are inspired to hunt and use extra public details about the corporate
from sources apart from the annual report (for instance, from the web,
newspapers, and enterprise magazines). Nevertheless, it isn’t envisaged that college students
will likely be engaged in in depth analysis of this nature and it’s anticipated that
the annual report would be the main useful resource relied upon in finishing the
College students are
requested to not attempt to make direct private contact with both firm (for
instance by phone, fax, letter or e-mail) in an try to collect additional
Don’t reproduce firm promotional materials
from the annual report or firm web site and characterize it as vital
evaluation. It’s not!
are anticipated to acquire related share value knowledge for the corporate in order that
funding ratios (resembling a value earnings ratio) might be calculated. (It’s
beneficial that college students get hold of the companysâ share value as on the 2013 and
2012 steadiness dates for the aim of calculating related ratios on these
dates. Share value knowledge is obtainable from quite a lot of sources together with the
College students might discover it helpful to seek the advice of accounting
references, along with the prescribed textual content, which cope with the evaluation
and interpretation of firm monetary reviews.
5. Evaluation standards
submitted assignments consideration will likely be given to:
General neatness, completeness and high quality of
presentation. Graduate degree college students are anticipated to realize a passable
customary with respect to this criterion as a matter in fact, and for this
cause no credit score will likely be granted for reaching it. Nevertheless, assignments that
fail to realize the minimal customary in reference to this criterion could also be
penalised. The anticipated customary regarding this criterion is compliance with
the Universityâs Common Information for the Presentation of Tutorial Work (revised
Demonstrated talent in figuring out and calculating
related ratios and different indicators of profitability, asset effectivity,
liquidity, capital construction, and market efficiency. This criterion relates
particularly to the requirement to arrange a schedule (or schedules) of
related ratios and different calculations and carries a weighting of 10 marks out
of the 35 accessible for the entire project.
Demonstrated understanding of monetary reviews
and ratios and different indicators of profitability, asset effectivity, liquidity,
capital construction, and market efficiency.
relates particularly to the requirement to submit a written report and carries
a weighting of 25 marks out of the 35 accessible for the entire project.
Written reviews in extra of three,000 phrases could also be penalised.
A replica of the detailed suggestions sheet, displaying
how the marks are allotted, is hooked up on the next web page.
A single copy of
the project needs to be submitted, for which every pupil within the group will
normally obtain the identical mark. That is primarily based on the expectation that every
pupil in a gaggle will contribute equally to the preparation of the
project. The place this expectation has not been glad separate marks could also be
your project (the database file and the phrase doc) by Moodle.
Must you want
assist with Moodle please converse together with your tutor as offline submissions won’t
Accounting and Finance
evaluation report, TP2 2013
5 classes =
about 10 ratios
1.25 marks every
Legitimate conclusion =
Pondering course of +
readability of thought
Appendix / Ratio
5 classes =
about 10 ratios
1 mark every for
Further marks for
General high quality of
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