ACG 4253 WRITING PROJECT AND PRESENTATION

PROJECT INFORMATION:

Select one of the 5 foreign countries we have studied this term: China, Germany, Japan, Mexico or the UnitedKingdom, and provide a country profile discussing the topics outlined below. In addition, using EDGAR (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml), find the non-U.S. GAAP financial statements for a company from that country.

COURSE OBJECTIVES COVERED: 1-4

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS:

Based on your readings, use of technology, research of literature, and other sources make sure your project includes the following:

Prepare a 4-5 page analysis of the country you chose discussing the following:

The accounting profession in your selected country

The accounting standard setting process in that country

Two financial reportingstandards that differ from those of U.S. GAAP

National characteristics unique to the country that influence accounting

For the two financial reporting standards identified in your paper, use Excel to create an applicable supporting schedule that provides an example of the adjustments that would need to be made to your foreign company’s financial statements for it to comply with U.S. GAAP.

WRITING REQUIREMENTS:

The report should be 4-5 pages in total (not including cover page, abstract, or references)

Include the Excel spreadsheet(s) as exhibits in your paper

Include a minimum of 2 scholarly sources from EDGAR resource and FASB proposed standard.

All sources used are to be cited in APA format

TECHNOLOGY/COLLABORATIVE ACTIVITY:

You will be using Excel to create the exhibit to your paper

You will be presenting your findings from the project to the class using PowerPoint.

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