Preparation and presentation of financial statements, Financial Accounting


This is a chapter dealing with company financial statements, a topic frequently examined.

Do not be put off by the large volume of detail in the chapter. You will gradually acquire the required knowledge through persistent repetitions of the build up illustrations provided throughout the section and frequent attempts at the practice questions provided at the end of the chapter.

The preparation of published financial statements involves preparing and preventing financial statements to external users especially shareholders in a form prescribed by the law (Companies Act) and the International Reporting Standards (IFRSs).

The Companies Act gives the guidelines on preparation of the financial statements, then registration with the registrar of companies, auditing and certain disclosures such as director’s salaries.

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