Accounting And Finance
Federation University, Australia
ubject Accounting and Finance BUACC1508 concerns the use of accounting information. In this assignment, students will
apply their knowledge and skills to a practical accounting task involving real-world data.
BUACC1508 concerns the use of accounting information. In this assignment, students will apply their knowledge and skills to a practical accounting task involving real-world data.
So, in particular this will enable you to gain insights into and information about the business of Billabong Limited, a merchandiser of surfwear and other outdoor action clothing, using the published financial statements of the company as your primary data source. Students are required to complete the assignment in groups of three or four, as this is intended to foster the development of the co-operative work skills that will be of importance in most employment contexts.
To analyze financial data, various tools are used for accounting assignments, such as financial statements, balance sheets, and many more. In contrast, finance assignments require learners to understand the fundamentals of financial management. In this assignment, the basic requirement is to make a general analysis of the profitability, efficiency, liquidity, gearing (leverage), and investment performance of Billabong Limited using the information available in the company’s 2016 and 2017 annual reports.
Main Elements of the Assignment:
Schedule of relevant ratios and other useful calculations
A written report- A written report should not exceed 2500 words, like the following format
Table of Contents
Conclusion and Findings
Key results/trends from the ratio calculations
Implications of your findings on the various
Possible reasons and explanations behind the company’s financial performance and results
Strategic implications for the company
Strategies to improve the companies financial performance and results and also improve investor (shareholder/member) confidence
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