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ACCY801 Business Report-Trimester 1, 2019
Assessment 1 Report – Authentic task
Subject learning outcome assessed 1) Apply accounting and financial management principles in the planning and control of resources.
2) Analyse the accounting and financial environment of various organizations in order to assist with key financial decision making ethically.
3) Evaluate the implications of both short and long term investment decisions incorporating ethical judgement.
4) Interpret both internal and external financial reports for financial decision making.
5) Examine and summarize the key issues relating to accounting and financial management and recommend appropriate solutions to a variety of audiences.
Topic Business Report
Length 3,000 words (excluding list of references) ± 10%
Weighting 25%
Due date 5 April 2019 (Friday in Trimester 1 Week 8) Final submission time: 11:30pm
Marking criteria A marking guide is available for viewing on the Moodle site for this subject
Style and format 1) Reports must be typed with Times New Roman font size 12, 1.5 spaced, justified texts. (Printed copy is not required as this is an online submission)
2) Pages are to be consecutively numbered
3) You must be able to provide a duplicate of your submission if requested. Always backup your work
4) Your assignment must be submitted by the due time and date in order not to incur a penalty. Reports submitted late will be penalised by the deduction of 10 percent of the maximum possible mark of the assessment per working day. Please refer to the student handbook for further details
5) Referencing style must follow the Harvard style, available on the UOW library website
6) Whenever the Annual Report is cited, you must provide a page reference to the Annual Report so that your work can be easily verified
7) Use tables, graphics, charts when possible (optional but recommended)
8) Do not plagiarise your work. Plagiarism is the unacknowledged work of another person. Plagiarism can result in zero marks or possible expulsion from the university.
9) Assignments may be penalised for failing to meet any of these requirements
Assessment submission 1) Students should submit a soft copy of the report in a word file into the Turnitin system through the link in the subject’s Moodle site.
2) The word file of the report should be named as “Student number_Surname_ACCY801 Business report”
(example: 9343295_Zhang_ACCY801 Business Report)
3) Any assignment submitted after the 11:30PM on 5 April 2019 deadline will attract a penalty.
Assessment return Assignments will be returned during the week 10 of the session
Structure of the Report Front matter • Word file name: student number_Surname_ACCY801 Business Report
• Cover page: (Submit the following information on the first page of your report)
Subject code and Subject Name: ACCY801: Accounting and
Financial Management
Submission Type: Online
Assignment Title: Business Report-Coca Cola Amatil Limited
Family name: ……………………………………………………………..
First Name: ……………………………………………………………….. Student number:……………………………………………………..
Contact Number: ……………………………………………………
Email:………………………………………………………………………
Body
of the report • Introduction (the purpose of the analysis and structure of the report) (200 words maximum).
• Analysis and discussion in relation to requirements (a) to (i) below with appropriate headings. (2600 words maximum).
• Conclusions (200 words maximum).
End matter • List of references and Appendix(unlimited words)
Detailed information Download a copy of the 2017 Annual Report of Coca Cola Amatil Limited from the Moodle site. Using the Annual Report and other relevant information on the company, prepare a report that addresses the following:
a) Provide a brief summary of the company. Include details such as industry sector, primary activities, recent performance (300 words maximum).
b) Prepare a table that outlines details of the Board of Directors. Include items such as name, gender, age, education, career history, remuneration, and any other details you think are important or interesting. (400 words maximum). Please do not cut and paste from the annual report.
c) Provide a brief assessment on the characteristics of the Board, considering the information stated in requirement (b) above and other relevant factors such as composition of the board, board expertise, etc. (400 words maximum).
d) List and comment on important investment or financing decisions made by Coca Cola Amatil Limited during the year (200 words maximum).
e) Coca Cola Amatil Limited follows the corporate governance recommendations of the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) Corporate Governance Council (CGC) and has several policies in place to support its corporate conduct. Outline the key recommendations of the ASX CGC in table format (100 words maximum).
f) Identify the company’s audit firm; specify what auditor’s state in relation to the accounting information and their
independence. (200 words maximum).
g) List some key measures taken by the Coca Cola Amatil Limited to ensure that its business operations have incorporated high level of ethics and ethical judgments (200 words maximum).
h) Identify the top five investors of Coca Cola Amatil limited and comment on the significance of their ownership stake (200 words maximum).
i) Analyse the financial statements of Coca Cola Amatil Limited for 2017 using ratios and comment on the following aspects of the company (show formulas and calculations in the appendix and only use the ratios for comments in the body of the report):
I. Liquidity,
II. Asset management efficiency
III. Capital structure
IV. Profitability
V. Market value
VI. Cash flow management
VII. Overall performance and financial status (600 words maximum).

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