ACCA P2 Corporate Reporting

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ACCA Paper P2 – Key to success

There is no change to the format of the exam in December 2014.

Syllabus changes:

There have been no changes to the syllabus, but references to a framework for environmental and sustainability reporting have been amended to refer to the draft Integrated Reporting Framework.

Nature of the ACCA P2 paper

ACCA P2 Paper – Corporate Reporting – a ( big ) step up from F7 Financial Reporting – is to apply knowledge and skills and to exercise professional judgement in the application and evaluation of financial reporting principles and practices in a range of differing business situations.
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Impairment review of goodwill

Specially for OpenTuition students, Tom Clendon shares a chapter of his book: “A Student’s Guide to Group Accounts”

NEW!!! Download Chapter 20 Group Cash Flow Statements – from “A student’s guide to group accounts” by Tom Clendon as published by Kaplan.

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Tips for ACCA Paper P2 June 2015 exams

Question 1 A “D” shaped group question including also a joint venture with all the usual problems (unrealised profits, goodwill impairments, share based payments, pension funds)

Questions 2 and 3 – typical questions with various IAS / IFRS issues

Question 4 – current issue question. Recent technical articles in Student Accountant include:

  •   Integrated Reporting
  •   Hedge Accounting
  •   Impairment of Financial Assets
  •   Leasing – Operating or Finance
  •   Concepts of Profit or Loss and Other Comprehensive Income
  •   IAS 41 Agriculture

Tips should not be relied on – they are only intelligent guesses.

Their only purpose is to give you suggestions for topics to concentrate on in your last few days of preparation. Do not exclude other topics from your overall preparation.

Examiners Recommended Reading

“International GAAP 2006” – Ernst and Young LexisNexis

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Workbook and Guide: Practical insights, Case studies, Multiplechoice questions, Illustrations: Practical … Multiple-choice Questions, Illustrations Abbas Ali Mirza, Graham J Holt, Magnus Orrell. Wiley (2006)

These books are recommended by the examiner . If you are having problems with a particular paper, or if you want to do extra reading out of interest, then you might them useful.

The most efficient way of obtaining them is from Amazon in the UK.