DipIFR (ACCA) UK

DipIFR (ACCA) UK

KPMG’s Learning Solutions is pleased to announce its training program which will prepare participants with latest international accounting practice...

KPMG’s Learning Solutions is pleased to announce its training program which will prepar...

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KPMG in India’s Accounting Advisory Service’s Learning Solutions is pleased to announce its batch 21 for DIP IFR training. The course is designed to prepare participants with latest International accounting practices.

About the Program

DipIFR

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), is rapidly becoming a benchmark for the accounting world.

With the growing number of countries opting for the standards, the number of finance professionals with qualification in IFRS is increasing globally.

The convergence of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) with IFRS, notified in 2014, has led to a paradigm shift in the regulatory and reporting landscape for companies in India.

DipIFR from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA (U.K.), is a qualification which can provide a detailed conceptual insight into IFRS. 

It is designed to develop an individual’s knowledge of IFRS by providing an understanding of the concepts and principles which underpin them and their application in the international marketplace.

The diploma is widely accepted around the world.

Objective

On completion of the DipIFR course, individuals should be able to:

  • Understand and explain the structure of the framework of international accounting
  • Apply relevant financial reporting standards to key elements of financial reports
  • Identify and apply disclosure requirements for companies in financial reports and notes
  • Prepare group financial statements (excluding group cash- flow statements) including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures.

Programme highlights

  • The programme is based on the Diploma in IFRS from ACCA’s syllabus 
  • It aims to prepare participants for the examination conducted by ACCA to attain their Diploma in IFRS with the help of mock examinations and self –assessment tests
  • The programme covers 75 hours of intensive and interactive classroom training
  • The sessions conducted during the weekends, shall not only cover the designated topic, but also highlight the differentiating aspects of IFRS with respect to Ind AS.

KPMG advantage

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accredited gold approved learning provider.
  • Participants will be provided access to the Learning Management System (LMS) for a year from the date of batch commencement, which includes:
    • Session presentations
    • Summary of standards
    • Extracts of annual reports of IFRS compliant companies
    • Features like ‘Ask a KPMG in India Specialist’.
    • KPMG in India publications will be available for download.
    • Modules on difference between IFRS/IndAS/IGAAP.
  • The programme is conducted by experienced professionals from KPMG in India.
  • Study material and question bank for DipIFR (ACCA) sourced from Becker professional education- ATC International, a gold approved publisher of learning material by ACCA (U.K.)
  • KPMG in India will award a certificate of participation to participants who have minimum 90 per cent attendance in the sessions and have appeared in all monitoring and mock tests conducted during the training  

For ACCA DipIFR exam:

Online registration request and copies of all your supporting documentation should reach ACCA 10 days before the following closing date: 

  • April 2017 for the June exam session

Eligibility:

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 a working professional, but not yet qualified, then you may still be eligible. You will need to prove that you have one of the following:

  • three years' relevant accounting experience (by submitting a letter from your employer) 
  • a relevant degree plus two years' work experience 
  • an ACCA Certificate in International Financial Reporting plus two years' work experience

Who should attend?

  • Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), finance directors and strategic planners
  • Accountants, analysts and auditors 
  • Investment bankers and corporate bankers  
  • Private equity and merger & acquisition specialists 
  • Consultants practicing CA, CS, CWA 
  • Professionals from Indian companies with a global presence 
  • Graduate who is a part of finance/ accounting team

Schedule

Weekend batches starting from December 2016 for June 2017 examination at respective KPMG office locations.

Assessment

DipIFR will be assessed by a single three-hour written exam, which is held twice a year in June and December at the ACCA's exam centres, including in India. The pass mark is 50%. The exam contains two sections and has a mix of calculations and written answers. Some questions adopt a scenario/case study approach. The assessment will be held in various centres within India. 

Completion

Successful candidates shall be awarded a ‘Diploma in International Financial Reporting’ certificate by ACCA.

Course Fee

The programme fee (exclusive of service tax) is INR31,304, which includes necessary study material but excludes the exam registration fees payable to the ACCA for the DipIFR exam.  

Register by 10th November 2016 and avail 10% discount.

Deliverables

  • Understand and explain the structure of the framework of international accounting 
  • Apply relevant financial reporting standards to key elements of financial reports
  • Identify and apply disclosure requirements for companies in financial reports and notes
  • Prepare group financial statements (excluding group cash-flow statements) including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures

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