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Accounting

Individuals: R 598.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Caryn Maitland


Overview:

This course will be taking a bird's eye view approach to asset accounting, by comparing what is similar so as to highlight the differences in how we account for assets. Asset accounting generally comprises the largest portion of the work that we do, and there are many key principles that flow from accounting for property, plant and equipment to financial assets


Course Content:

we will be looking at a comparative view of accounting for various assets and the challenges that each class pose, from definitions to recognition, measurement to derecognition. The assets that we will investigate from a practical perspective are: - Property, plant and equipment - Investment properties - Intangible assets - Inventories - Biological assets - Financial assets - Deferred tax assets (time permitting)


Course Objective:

Delegates will have gained an understanding of the breaking down the steps of accounting for an asset from identification through to presentation and disclosure in an comparative format, covering a variety of assets that accountants deal with on a day to day basis.


Who Should Attend?

Any person who is interested in interpreting and gaining a deeper understanding of financial information, or looking at refreshing their knowledge on the topic.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Caryn Maitland


Overview:

This course will be looking at how you can arrive at a value for a business using various techniques, from assessing the intrinsic value of a business to basing the value on future earnings.


Course Content:

We will look the following elements: 1) What are we valuing? 2) The relationship of risk and return 3) Assessing the what required rate of return is appropriate 4) Cash flows vs. Earnings 5) Constructing your argument


Course Objective:

After attending this course, a delegate will be able to value a business by being able to assess which valuation technique is the most appropriate, and being able to calculate and present a defendable value.


Who Should Attend?

Any person who is interested in valuing businesses or refreshing their knowledge on the topic.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 3 hrs

Presenter: Caryn Maitland


Overview:

This webinar will be looking at how you can evaluate whether or not to invest in capital projects using various techniques.


Course Content:

We will look the following elements: What is Capital Budgeting? Types of Projects Capital Budgeting Techniques Cash Flow Principles Other issues


Course Objective:

After attending this webinar, a delegate will be able to evaluate a potential project and assess which technique is the most appropriate.


Who Should Attend?

Any person who is interested in valuing projects or refreshing their knowledge on the topic.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Caryn Maitland


Overview:

Any accountant who is preparing financial statements on behalf of their company or client needs to appreciate the economic and legislative landscape that they now find themselves in. This webinar will look and the requirements, statutory obligations and the risks that a preparer faces, especially in light of the Companies Act and Tax Administration Act.


Course Content:

We will look the following elements: Who is the compiler? Compilation in terms of the Companies Act Responsibilities in compiling financial statements (International Standard on Related Services 4410) What can SARS expect of a preparer The way forward


Course Objective:

After attending this webinar, a delegate will be aware of what the Companies Act and Tax Administration Act requirements are of a preparer of financial information. They will also know what documentation they require to keep on file to manage their risk exposure as a result of compiling financial information.


Who Should Attend?

Any person who is involved in the preparation of financial information on behalf of their clients or company.

Individuals: R 517.50 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Tristan White


Overview:

Every person should have a basic idea of how accounting works as each and every business engages in business transactions that need to be written down. Accounting is merely the writing down of business transactions. Imagine what this could do to your confidence, knowing how a transaction should be understood or how it is meant to be expressed as a debit or credit. PLEASE NOTE: This course does not focus on any specific IFRS standards but applies the same principles.


Course Content:

The following elements will be addressed during the session. � What is accounting � Elements of financial statements: assets, liabilities etc. � Exploring the double entry system � What are debits and credits � Accounting equation � How do I account / recognise a transactions plus examples involving each element � Cash and non-cash transactions to be recognised � Recognition and measurement principles � Accounting cycle � Electronic accounting


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

☒Bookkeepers ☒Financial accountants ☒First year SAICA Trainees ☒Second year SAICA trainees

Individuals: R 517.50 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Tristan White


Overview:

Financial statements are traditionally prepared for those with some basic business acumen, but what happens if you are not fortunate enough to have such a background? Financial statements are rich with useful information if you know where to look and how to read them. The goal of financial statements is to empower you to make decisions, this is where using ratios and looking for trends will go a long way in making informed decisions.


Course Content:

The following elements will be addressed during the session. � Qualitative aspects of financial statements � Basic financial reporting requirements � minimum required statements � Balance sheet / Income statement / cash flow statement o Goal / what is being communicated o What indicates a healthy / an unhealthy statement o Helpful ratios � Statement of changes in equity o Overall indicator of an entity�s value � Purpose of notes


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

☒ Investment managers ☒Financial managers ☒Bookkeepers ☒Financial accountants ☒First year SAICA Trainees

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Caryn Maitland


Overview:

This course is aimed at introducing to the delegates the language and principles of financial accounting and reporting so that they may engage, understand and analyses what the financial information presented means


Course Content:

This course will cover the following topics of financial statement analysis a. Introduction and overview b. Understanding financial statements and their elements c. Financial analysis: understanding and interpreting ratios


Course Objective:

After attending this course, delegates will have gained an understanding of the competencies mentioned below and will be able to apply the concepts and techniques in simple, uncomplicated situations and environments: a. Identify and understand the purpose of financial statements and the elements that make up financial information b. Perform ratio analysis and interpret the data accordingly c. Communicate effectively with financially trained personnel


Who Should Attend?

Any person who is interested interpreting and gaining a deeper understanding of financial information or looking at refreshing their knowledge on the topic.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

If you prepare financial statements, then this session is for you! Are you aware that ISRS 4410 is applicable to all professional accountants who sign of an independent compilation report? The Companies Act also prescribe specific requirements for compilers of financial statements that must be adhered to. During this webinar we will take an in detail look at the requirements of the Companies Act when compiling and preparing financial statements, as well as the steps that must be performed should an independent compilers report be prepared.


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: Companies Act requirements Framework to be used Specific disclosure items Qualifications necessary to compile/prepare AFS Difference between internally compiled and independently compiled 6-month deadline for compilation Consequences of non-compliance ISRS 4410 Terms of engagement and engagement letter ISQC1 requirements such as acceptance and continuance of client Ethical requirements in terms of the code of conduct Procedures to be performed for compilation engagements Reporting responsibilities Practitioners report Reporting to CIPC Reporting on NOCLAR identifie


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This series will benefit any and all professional accountants, other accountants and employees who prepare and compile financial statements.

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