DipIFR – Diploma in International Financial Reporting
What is DipIFR?
DipIFR offered by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK, provides a practical and detailed knowledge of the key IFRS and how they can be interpreted and applied. On completion of this coaching the participants should be able to:
Understand and explain the structure of the IASB, IFR and Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting.
Apply relevant financial reporting standards to key elements of financial reports.
Identify and apply disclosure requirements for companies relating to the presentation of financial reports and notes.
Prepare group financial statements (excluding group cash flow statements) including subsidiaries, associates, and joint ventures.
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DipIFR Syllabus Content
The course is divided into four broad modules:
A. International sources of authority:
International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting.
B. Elements of financial statements
Property, plant and equipment.
Impairment of assets.
Intangible assets and goodwill.
Inventories and construction contracts.
Liabilities â€“ provisions, contingent assets and liabilities.
Accounting for employment and post-employment benefits.
Taxation in financial statements.
The effects of changes in foreign currency exchange rates.
Exploration and evaluation expenditures.
C. Presentation and additional disclosures
Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Comprehensive Income, Statement of Changes in Equity and Statement of Cash Flows.
Earnings per share.
Events after the reporting date.
Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors.
Related party disclosures.
Reporting requirements of small and medium sized Entities(SMEs).
D. Preparation of external financial reports for combined entities, associates and joint ventures
Preparation of group consolidated external reports.
Business combinations â€“ intra-group adjustments.
Business combinations â€“ fair value adjustments.
Business combinations â€“ associates and JVâ€™s.
If you are a professional accountant or auditor who works in practice or business, and are qualified according to national accounting standards, then you are eligible to take this ACCA financial reporting qualification. If you are working, but not yet qualified, then you may still be eligible. You will need to prove that you have one of the following:
three yearsâ€™ relevant accounting experience (by submitting a letter from your employer).
a relevant degree plus two yearsâ€™ work experience.
an ACCA Certificate in International Financial Reporting plus two yearsâ€™ work experience.
DipIFR is assessed by a single three-hour written exam. You will need to achieve a 50 per cent mark or above to complete the paper. The exam is held twice a year â€“ in June and December at ACCAâ€™s exam centres. The assessment marks are split as follows:
Section A One â€˜Consolidationâ€™ question
Section B Three Scenario Questions (20 Marks Each)
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A Copy of Degree/Relevant qualification Certificates.
Experience letter from employer, if applicable.
A copy of current passport or ID.
Passport size photo.
Letter from sponsor (if applicable).
70 Hours of live instruction coaching.
Exam preparation includes problem solving practice and mock exam.
Sessions as per coaching plan.
Please contact us for Coaching Fees details.
The total coaching fees includes a study text and revision kit but does not include examination fees, membership/Enrolment Fees that are payable directly to ACCA.