Financial Accounting and Reporting

Advance your career options as a Chartered Accountant with an in-depth understanding of Financial Accounting and Reporting


  • Learn how to prepare, interpret and analyse financial statements
  • Apply your knowledge of accounting standards to practical situations
  • Work towards your Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting 

Please note: This module is one of five modules delivered in the CA Program's accredited Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting course which is currently in teach out.

Expand and build your accounting knowledge

A thorough understanding of financial accounting is the foundation of an accountant’s work.

Succeed and progress your career by learning how to prepare, interpret and analyse financial statements in a diverse range of financial accounting and reporting situations.

This 12-week course will help you understand the underlying framework and concepts behind financial reporting to enable you to prepare financial statements with reference to the Accounting Standards and pronouncements.

It will also provide practical opportunities to apply your knowledge to a variety of realistic scenarios.

Topics covered include:

  • how to present financial statements
  • revenue
  • property, plant and equipment
  • foreign exchange
  • financial instruments
  • share-based payments
  • accounting for subsidiaries
  • fair value measurement
  • impairment
  • intangible assets

This course will advance your technical knowledge of financial reporting, and also develop broader business skills in problem solving, critical thinking, research and evaluation.

Course structure and format

This 12 week course is one of five compulsory modules of the Chartered Accountants Program.

Enjoy supported learning through an online learning platform and interactive resources, including:

  • Online communities where you can network with other candidates
  • Technical discussion forums where your questions will be answered by specialist Chartered Accountants
  • Peer discussion forums
  • Access to resources including a study guide, exam preparation series and materials
  • Real-world worked examples and activities
  • Virtual sessions and recordings which take you through real-world worked examples and activities based on integrated, complex scenarios

Additional face-to-face support is also available through our popular CA Study Masterclass.

These optional workshops can help you stay on track with your learning and prepare for assessments and the final exam.

Extra study support

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What you need to know

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Warning:  This module is currently in teach out and is not open for new admissions. The information on this page is indicative. The module outline for a particular module, location and mode of offering is the authoritative source of all information about the module for that offering. Required texts, recommended texts and references in particular, are likely to change - refer to the module outline in the CA Program's LMS for details.

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