Financial accounting 101

Module code FRK 101
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

*Only available for BCom (Accounting Sciences) students
*Students who registered for FRK 101 in a previous academic year and did not pass the module, are only allowed to register for FRK 101 again if they achieved less than 35% for the module and may, with a mark below 35%, not register for FRK 100.
(This is a core module for BCom (Accounting Sciences) that forms part of the CA Programme. Modules are compiled and presented taking cognisance of the requirements of the SAICA syllabus.)
An introduction to the conceptual framework (theory of accounting); basic accounting equation; value added tax; discounts, revenue; accounting procedures from source documents via subsidiary journals to general ledger and trial balance; annual financial statements of a sole proprietorship; adjustments to financial statements; control accounts; departmental accounts; bank reconciliation statements; inventory; property, plant and equipment; cash and cash equivalents; investments; borrowings; interest calculations; insurance claims; entities without profit motive; branch accounting; permanent partnerships; partnership accounts; changes in partnerships; close corporations; companies; analysis and interpretation of financial statements using a cash flow statement; manufacturing entities; tracing and correction of errors; incomplete records.
A technical ability to apply the aforementioned knowledge to complex problems is essential.

Module credits 24.00
Prerequisites Reg 1.2(d)
Contact time 6 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Accounting
Period of presentation Year

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