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Accounting for Financial Products

  • Accounting
  • Duration: One day
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    This is a highly participative Level 2, 1-day programme featuring, case studies, exercises and syndicate work. It is aimed at staff who need a thorough understanding of operational accounting for a range of different financial products. It assumes prior understanding of basic accounting and double-entry book-keeping.


    Session 1: Course Introduction

    Session 2:

    First principles of:

    • Fair Value

    • Marking to Market (M2M)

    • Hedge Accounting

    • Cash Flow

    • Accrual Accounting

    Session 3:

    • Understanding multi-currency ledger accounting

    Session 4:

    Accounting details for a variety of financial instruments:

    • Foreign Exchange

    • Discounted instruments

    • Swaps: Interest rate and currency swaps

    • Money market loans and deposits

    • Bonds

    • Futures

    • Period end revaluations

    • Options

    • Position Accounts

    Session 5:

    • Comprehensive case study in which delegates ascertain the accounting entries for a range of financial products with period end revaluation of multi-currency ledgers.

    Session 6:

    • Overview of Accounting Standards

    • IAS 39, FAS 133, FRS 13

    • Joint Working Group Proposals

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