Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

ACC 303 Company Accounting: Reading list

ACC 303 Company Accounting


Department: BSc in Accounting & BSc in Business Management

Module Description: The aim of the module is to develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of the historical, conceptual and regulatory framework of UK financial reporting. By the end of the module, the student will be able to explain and critically evaluate accounting for tangible and intangible assets and report financial performance.  In addition, the module covers preparation of company accounts, in accordance with IAS/GAAP, the financial statements of groups of companies including subsidiary, associates and joint ventures. Students will develop their skills in the analysis of financial statements and demonstrate the capabilities necessary to analyse a company balance sheet based on GAAP.


Module text(s)

  • Alexander, D. et al. (2017). International financial reporting and analysis. 7th edn. Andover, Hampshire, UK: Cengage Learning EMEA.

Recommended readings

  • Elliott, B. and Elliott, J. (2006). Financial accounting, reporting and analysis. 2nd edn. Harlow: FT Prentice Hall.
  • Ernst & Young (2020). International GAAP 2020. Chichester, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.
  • International Accounting Standards Board (2017). International financial reporting standards. London: International Accounting Standards Board.
  • Lewis, R. (2011). Advanced financial accounting. 8th edn. Harlow: Pearson Education.
  • Pierce, A. and Brennan, N. (2003). Principles and practice of group accounts: a European perspective. Australia: Thomson Learning.

Ask a Librarian for help to find and evaluate resources