ACCA Exam Tips December 2014 Exams

ACCA Exam Tips should not be relied on, they are only intelligent guesses, Do NOT exclude other topics from your overall preparation.

The only purpose of the ACCA Exam Tips is to give you suggestions for topics to concentrate on in your last few days of preparation.


 

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Exam Tips for ACCA F1 – F3

No exam tips available – Multiple choice questions cover entire syllabus

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ACCA Exam tips for Paper F4 English & Global

The F4 exam will be a 2 hour paper, with all questions being compulsory,

NO TIPS  – questions will cover the entire syllabus.

There will be two sections to the exam:

Section A will comprise 25 objective test questions of 2 marks each, and 20 objective test questions of 1 mark each.

Section B will comprise five 6 mark multi-task questions.

 

NEW! F4 GLO objective test exam (Section A) | NEW! F4 ENG objective test exam (Section A)

 

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ACCA Exam tips for Paper F5

Section A – 20 MCQ’s from throughout the syllabus

Section B – 5 questions:

– Target costing together with life-cycle costing

– Linear programming

– Planning and Operation variances (or possibly labour idle time variances)

– Performance measurement (mainly non-financial)

– Learning curves

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NEW! F5 objective test exam (Section A)

 

 


ACCA Exam tips for Paper F6

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ACCA Exam tips for Paper F7

Section A

40 marks MCQ anywhere from the syllabus

Section B
15 marks – one on IAS 41 Agriculture (new in syllabus),

15 marks – on Revenue recognition (SA technical article)

1 x 30 marks – either consolidation (25 marks) with 5 mark chat

or

preparation of financial statements (Financial Position, Profit or Loss and Changes in Equity)

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NEW! F7 objective test exam (Section A)

 

 


ACCA Exam tips for Paper F8

Section A – All topics will be examined

Section B

Audit planning and risk assessment

Internal control evaluation/criticism: sales system

Audit evidence for specific figures in the financial statements

Computer assisted audit techniques

Ethical dilemmas

 

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NEW! F8 objective test exam (Section A)

 


ACCA Exam tips for Paper F9

Section A – 20 MCQ’s from throughout the syllabus

Section B – 5 questions:

– Receivables management

– NPV with tax and inflation

– Foreign exchange risk management

– WACC calculation including CAPM

– Gearing  (both operational and financial)

 

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NEW! F9 objective test exam (Section A)

 


ACCA Exam tips for Paper P1

Technical articles from SA:

Public sector governance (2 articles)
Board diversification
Environmental accounting and reporting
COSO enterprise risk management

Also:
Integrated reporting (new to syllabus)
Ethics (technical article in P7)
Be prepared to need to use a calculator in the exam

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ACCA Exam tips for Paper P2

Question 1

Consol SoFP including foreign subsidiary (last asked in June 2011)

Questions 2 and 3

Various IAS / IFRS – possibly Leasing, Revenue, Provisions and Contingencies, Almost certainly Agriculture (new to syllabus)

Question 4 – 3 technical articles from SA:

  • Impairment of financial assets
  • Hedge accounting
  • When does debt seem to be equity
    Also:
  • Integrated reporting (new to syllabus)

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ACCA Exam tips for Paper P3

Q1: Pestel, 5 forces, Ansoff.  Activity based costing

Q2: 6Is of e-business

Q3: Project initiation document: scope, cost, time quality considerations.

Q4: Outsourcing – pros and cons including marginal costing

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ACCA Exam tips for Paper P4

Section A:

– Report involving the valuation of a business using free cash flows / calculation of WACC including ungearing and regearing betas.

Section B:

– Interest rate risk management

– Macauley Duration

– Value at Risk

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ACCA Exam tips for Paper P5

Q1:  Criticism of a report’s content and style relating back to mission.

Q2:  Performance prism and non-financial performance measures

Q3: Transfer pricing

Q4:  Environmental management accounting

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ACCA Exam tips for Paper P6

Detailed P6 tips  are available here >>


ACCA Exam tips for Paper P7

4 SA technical articles

  • Internal auditors
  • Ethics
  • Forensic accounting
  • Accounting issues

Also:

  • Integrated reporting (new to syllabus)
  • IAS 41 Agriculture (new to syllabus)

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