2022海外作文美国审计会计系统Essay指导 Auditing & Accounting Inf
Auditing & Accounting Information SystemsUndergarduate Programs 2009/2010
Summative Assignment (2)
Prepare a report which evaluates the most recent report for a specific company in comparison to:
1.The previous 4 years annual reports of the entire company.2.The most recent annual reports of an appropriate competitive company in the same industry or the industry’s averages (if available).
The selected annual reports must be:1.Written in English.2.For a non-financial company that is listed in the FTSE 350.3.Obtained from any credible source such as Data Stream, Thomson One, company’s websites, etc.
The report should include a full ratio analysis including:Liquidity of short-term assets and related debt-paying ability ratios and measuring the company’s ability to meet its current obligations and the efficiency of the use of current assets and current liabilities.Long term debt paying ability ratios to measure the company’s borrowing capacity (leverage) and the degree of protection of suppliers of long-term funds.Profitability ratios and measuring the earning ability of the company and the efficiency of asset management.Investment decisions ratios (liquidity, debt, and profitability ratios).Cash flow ratios indicating company’s liquidity, borrowing capacity, and profitability.
The report must include two dimensions of evaluations:Vertical analysis.Horizontal analysis.
Your report must be organized as follows:
Introduction.Industry Background.Company’s information.Ratio interpretations.Vertical Analysis.Horizontal Analysis.Conclusion.Appendices.References.Important Notes:
1-You need to contact the module leader to approve the company you have selected to overcome any overlaps with your colleagues. Be very careful before selecting your company, as you are required to check the accessibility of its annual reports first before making your decision.
2-Each student must use a different company and therefore once students have selected their company, this will be allocated by the Module Leader on a first come first served basis.3-Your calculations are required to be done using the FINSAS software which you have been using in your practical sessions. The output of the FINSAS is required to be attached to your report in the appendices section.
4-Any graphical presentations of your findings would contribute to your evaluation.
5-It is not recommended to depend on the disclosed ratios in the annual reports. But you are required to prepare these ratios by your own with the assistance of the FINSAS.
6-Disclosing the output of the FINSAS is an evidence of your work. However, you are not required to prepare the competitive company’s ratios but you can depend on their disclosed ratios.
This is an individual assignment.
Overall word limit is 1500 words maximum.
The word count should include all the text (plus endnotes and footnotes), but exclude diagrams, tables, bibliography and appendices.
YOUR COMPLETED ASSIGNMENT MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE UNDERGRADUATE OFFICE AND UPLOADED TO DUO NO LATER THAN 3.00 PM ON WEDNESDAY 28 APRIL 2010
Performance in the summative assessment for this module is judged against the following criteria:•Relevance to question•Structure/presentation & clarity of writing•Scope & relevance of literature review•Rigour of argument www.ukassignment.org•Evidence of understanding•Conclusions/Recommendations
PLAGIARISM and COLLUSION
Students suspected of plagiarism, either of published work or work from unpublished sources, including the work of other students, or of collusion will be dealt with according to Business School and University guidelines.
You are required to submit an electronic copy of your assignment on DUO which will be put through the plagiarism detection service.