Company Accounting, 10th Edition

ISBN: 9781118608173

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Company Accounting, 10th Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the various and ongoing reforms as a result of Australia’s adoption of international financial reporting standards. Containing several all-new chapters, this text provides you with a comprehensive overview of the practice and principles of company accounting, and helps you develop the practical grounding to reinforce your understanding.


  • Learning Checks support chapter learning objectives and summarise key knowledge. They appear throughout each chapter and are ideal for self-study purposes.
  • The Student Activity section contains a chapter summary, demonstration problems, discussion questions, case studies, graded exercises and problems.
  • Chapter Openers outline the chapter aim, learning objectives and assumed knowledge for the chapter.
Ken Leo has been an academic for over 40 years, including 20 years as Professor of Accounting at a University in Western Australia. During this time, he taught company accounting to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has been involved in writing books published by Wiley since 1981, and has also written books and monographs for prominent accounting organisations.

John Sweeting was Senior Lecturer in Accountancy at Queensland University of Technology. John’s background includes a mixture of academic and business positions. He has taught at Swinburne University of Technology and the University of Central Queensland. He has also been extensively involved in both the CPA Program and the CA Program.

Jeffrey Knapp

Susan McGowan

1. Nature and regulation of companies
2. Financing company operations
3. Company operations
4. Fundamental concepts of corporate governance
5. Fair value measurement
6. Accounting for company income tax
7. Financial instruments
8. Foreign currency transactions and forward exchange contracts
9. Property, plant and equipment
10. Leases
11. Intangible assets
12. Business combinations
13. Impairment of assets
14. Disclosure: legal requirements and accounting policies
15. Disclosure: presentation of financial statements
16. Disclosure: statement of cash flows
17. Translation of financial statements into a presentation currency
18. Consolidation: Controlled entities
19. Consolidation: Wholly owned subsidiaries
20. Consolidation: Intragroup transactions
21. Consolidation: Non-controlling interest
22. Consolidation: Other issues
23. Associates and joint ventures
24. Joint arrangements
25. Insolvency and liquidation
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