evaluate the financial structure

  1. Describe the company and the industry in which this company operates.
  2. Critically evaluate the financial structure of the company by applying the appropriate categories of accounting ratios using a maximum of 5 years of historical data from the annual reports to conclude the financial stability (Current ratio, Debt ratio, Interest earned ratio)of the company.
  3. Critically comment on the valuation of Non-current assets (including intangible assets) in the company by sourcing the accounting policies through the notes to financial statements.

Self-reflection: Q 4-6 questions below need individual responses from all team members (Max. 250-300 words):

  1. What are your key learning outcomes from this assessment?
  2. How this assessment will help you in progressing towards your career in accounting?
  3. What are your experiences of working in a team group environment?

List of companies: RIO TINTO LIMITED, WOOLWORTHS GROUP LIMITED, TELSTRA CORPORATION LIMITED, HARVEY NORMAN HOLDINGS LIMITED and JB HI-FI LIMITED.

You need to conduct the extended personal research and self-directed learning in order to complete this assignment. Read relevant ‘notes to financial statements’ in the annual report, financial statement section. Ask yourself questions such as;what standards have we discussed in first four weeks which could relate to Non-current assets? What method of depreciation/impairment this company has used?Has any change of accounting policies in relation to these assets been reported?

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