Better Measure of Profitability: It relates net income to investments made in a division giving a better measure of divisional profitability. Part of Springer Nature. Created at 6/6/2012 11:58 AM  by System Account, (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London, Last modified at 9/30/2013 11:17 AM  by System Account, Auditors' responsibilities regarding fraud, Auditors' responsibilities regarding laws & regulations, Reporting to those charged with governance, Reporting deficiencies in internal control systems, The components of an internal control system, The scope and regulation of audit and assurance, Critical success factors and core competences, Non-financial performance indicators (NFPIs), Theories of corporate social responsibility, Conflicts of interest and ethical threats, The consolidated statement of financial position, Controlling the Financial Reporting System, The trial balance and errors in the FR system, The Context and Purpose of Financial Reporting, International Financial Reporting Standards, Chapter 4: Types of cost and cost behaviour, Chapter 5: Ordering and accounting for inventory, Chapter 9: Marginal and absorption costing, Chapter 10: Books of prime entry and control accounts, Chapter 11: Control account reconciliations, Chapter 13: Correction of errors and suspense accounts, Chapter 18: Consolidated statement of financial position, Chapter 19: Consolidated income statement, Chapter 2: Statement of financial position and income statement, Chapter 20: Interpretation of financial statements, Chapter 21: The regulatory and conceptual framework, Chapter 7: Irrecoverable debts and allowances for receivables, Chapter 9: From trial balance to financial statements, Chapter 1: Essential elements of legal systems, Chapter 2: International business transactions: formation of the contract, Chapter 3: International business transactions: obligations, Chapter 4: International business transactions: risk and payment, Chapter 5: International business forms – agency, Chapter 6: Types of Business Organisation, Chapter 7: Corporations and legal personality, Chapter 1: Traditional and advanced costing methods, Chapter 11: Performance measurement and control, Chapter 12: Divisional performance measurement and transfer pricing, Chapter 13: Performance measurement in not-for-profit organisations, Chapter 3: Planning with limiting factors, Chapter 5: Make or buy and other short-term decisions, Chapter 9: Standard costing and basic variances, Chapter 15: Additional practice questions, Chapter 4: Ethics and acceptance of appointment, Chapter 1: The financial management function, Chapter 10: Working capital management – cash and funding strategies, Chapter 19: Business valuations and market efficiency, Chapter 2: Capital budgeting and basic investment appraisal techniques, Chapter 3: Investment appraisal – discounted cash flow techniques, Chapter 4: Investment appraisal – further aspects of discounted cash flows, Chapter 5: Asset investment decisions and capital rationing, Chapter 6: Investment appraisal under uncertainty, Chapter 8: Working capital management – inventory control, Chapter 9: Working capital management – accounts receivable and payable, Chapter 10: Risk and the risk management process, Chapter 13: Professional and corporate ethics, Chapter 15: Social and environmental issues, Chapter 2: Development of corporate governance, Chapter 5: Relations with shareholders and disclosure, Chapter 6: Corporate governance approaches, Chapter 7: Corporate social responsibility and corporate governance, Chapter 1: The nature of strategic business analysis, Chapter 10: The role of information technology, Chapter 12: Project management I – The business case, Chapter 13: Project management II – Managing the project to its conclusion, Chapter 16: Strategic development and managing strategic change, Chapter 2: The environment and competitive forces, Chapter 3: Internal resources, capabilities and competences, Chapter 4: Stakeholders, governance and ethics, Chapter 5: Strategies for competitive advantage, Chapter 6: Other elements of strategic choice, Chapter 7: Methods of strategic development, Chapter 1: The role and responsibility of the financial manager, Chapter 11: Corporate failure and reconstruction, Chapter 13: Hedging foreign exchange risk, Chapter 15: The economic environment for multinationals, Chapter 16: Money markets and complex financial instruments, Chapter 17: Topical issues in financial management, Chapter 2: Investment appraisal – methods incorporating the use of free cash flows, Chapter 3: The weighted average cost of capital (WACC), Chapter 4: Risk adjusted WACC and adjusted present value, Chapter 5: Capital structure (gearing) and financing, Chapter 7: International investment and financing decisions, Chapter 9: Strategic aspects of acquisitions, Chapter 1: Introduction to strategic management accounting, Chapter 10: Non-financial performance indicators and corporate failure, Chapter 11: The role of quality in performance management, Chapter 12: Current developments in performance management, Chapter 4: Changes in business structure and management accounting, Chapter 5: The impact of information technology, Chapter 6: Performance measurement systems and design and behavioural aspects, Chapter 7: Financial performance measures in the private sector, Chapter 8: Divisional performance appraisal and transfer pricing, Chapter 9: Performance management in not-for-profit organisations, Chapter 6: Order quantities and reorder levels, The%20Consolidated%20Statement%20of%20Financial%20Position, The qualitative characteristics of financial information, The Trial Balance and Errors in the Financial Reporting System, Auditors' Responsibilities Regarding Fraud, Auditors' Responsibilities Regarding Laws and Regulations, Budgeting in not-for-profit organisations, Corporate social responsibility and management systems, Development%20of%20corporate%20governance, Environmental Management Accounting (EMA), Fitzgerald and Moon's Building Block Model, International%20Federation%20of%20Accountants, Mintzberg - The ten skills of the manager, Professional advice and negligent misstatement, The%20Code%20of%20Ethics%20for%20Professional%20Accountants, Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999, Using option pricing theory to value equity, Using probability theory to determine credit spreads, ACCA P5 - Advanced Performance Management, AAT - Prepare Financial Accounts for Sole Traders and Partnerships (FSTP) Exam, AAT - Control Accounts, Journals and the Banking System (CJBS) Exam, AAT - Processing Bookkeeping Transactions (PBKT) Exam, AAT - Internal Control and Accounting Systems (ISYS), Modification Through Additional Paragraphs, Chapter 10: Working capital management cash and funding strategies. 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