BSBFIA402

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to report financial activity for business both in response to client requests and to meet statutory requirements such as the completion of financial reports.

This unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of financial activities who contribute financial skills and knowledge to address reporting requirements of clients and legal authorities. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

Topics:

  1. Compile financial information and data
  2. Prepare statutory requirement reports
  3. Provide financial business recommendations

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • organise and present financial data including budget variances, budgets and forecasts, cash flow/profit reports, balance sheets, financial year reports, operating statements, expenditure and receipts and profit and loss statements to highlight relevant features and meet workplace requirements
  • use conversion and consolidation procedures such as moving averages, standardised variables, trend analysis and unit costs
  • identify, resolve or refer discrepancies such as absence of auditable trail, expenditure report mismatches, incorrect payments and unreconciled cash flows
  • record income and expenditure to meet statutory requirements
  • calculate liabilities for tax including completing Business Activity Statements
  • provide financial business recommendations
  • apply knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations
  • perform double entry bookkeeping and accrual accounting

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • the key provisions of legislation, regulation and codes of practice relevant to financial operations
  • the techniques used for forecasting and analysis
  • the options, methods and practices for deductions, benefits and depreciations

Nominal hours = 30 hours