IFRS's The Fundamentals


Under European Union rules, the consolidated financial statements of listed companies must be prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) across the EU. Additionally any other company can optionally report under IFRSs in Ireland and the UK. This course aims to equip accountants, auditors and users of financial statements with an understanding of the main aspects of financial reporting under IFRSs.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
28 November 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
28 November 2019 17:00
Price: €262.50  (€210.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Ben Wheaton


Product type:  
CPD course
Financial reporting

Who should attend

This course is suitable for both accountants and auditors working in practice and accountants working in other roles who are looking to update themselves on IFRSs. It is also relevant to users and analysts of financial statements who have an understanding of accounting.

Course overview

  • Applicability of IFRSs
  • Financial statement formats
  • Accounting for assets and impairment
  • Revenue recognition
  • Financial instruments accounting
  • Deferred tax
  • Pension accounting
  • Leasing
  • Overview of consolidation aspects

Key learning outcomes

  • Understand the use of IFRSs in Ireland and Northern Ireland
  • Understand IFRS financial statement formats
  • Understand the key IFRS financial reporting requirements

Speaker Bio

Ben is a freelance IFRS trainer and university lecturer and with 20 years of experience in IFRS training for international clients. He qualified with KPMG, working with them in the UK and Switzerland on high profile engagements. He has also been an examiner for Chartered Accountants Ireland and ICAEW. Ben has been working with Chartered Accountants Ireland since the inception of the Diploma in IFRSs in 2004.