B.S., Accounting

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The Department of Accounting contributes extensively to research within La Trobe University, and is recognised as one of top 3 accounting groups in Victoria as evident from the two Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings in 2012 and 2015.

If, during the performance of his duties, an accounting officer becomes aware on any contravention of a provision of the Close Corporations Act, he must describe the nature of the contravention in his report, irrespective of whether the contravention is material.Accounting

Using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), students will be introduced to the basics of accounting including the Statement of Financial Position, the Statement of Operations, books of original entry, the trial balance and the general ledger.

Michael Minnis, associate professor of accounting, studies the role of accounting information in allocating investment efficiently by both management and capital providers, the use of financial reporting in mitigating information opacity issues of privately held firms, and the interplay within management in the production and use of financial information.