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Consolidation Accounting and Inter-corporate Transactions

This lecture discusses how to eliminate inter-company transactions and balance and specifically look at inventory transactions. You will learn how to adjust consolidated results to eliminate inter-corporate transactions including charges, inventory, non-depreciable assets and depreciable assets.

Consolidations with Cost Method And Equity Method

This lecture works through a post-acquisition consolidation with a parent that uses the cost method and the equity method of accounting for its investment in the subsidiary. You will learn about how to calculate consolidated results post-acquisition where the investment has been accounted for using the cost method and the equity method.

Accounting for M&A Consolidation Using Equity Method

This lecture works through a post-acquisition consolidation with a parent that uses the equity method of accounting for its investment in the subsidiary. You will learn about how to calculate consolidated results post-acquisition where the investment has been accounted for using the equity method.

Accounting for Impairments

Accounting impairments are a reduction in the recoverable amount of a fixed asset or goodwill below its carrying amount.This lecture discusses accounting for impairments. You will learn how to calculate charges on long-lived assets and how to calculate impairment reversals on long-lived assets.

Accounting for Mergers and Acquisitions (Noncontrolling Interest)

This lecture discusses how to account for a business combination (mergers and acquisitions) when there is a noncontrolling interest. You will learn about how non controlling interest arises, how to calculate the amount of non controlling interest upon acquisition, and how to prepare a consolidated statement of financial position at the sate of acquisition of

Accounting for Business Combinations

This lecture details accounting for wholly owned business combinations and different deal structures. You will learn about the various forms and deal structures for a business combination. Then you will learn how to calculate goodwill arising upon a business combination. You will also learn how to calculate the purchase price allocation for both wholly owned

Online Course: Accounting Skills for Managers

At Finance Train we have designed a new online course on Accounting Skills for Managers. Through this course you can learn one of the most important skills that you need to help you manage your business successfully.

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Tutorial: Financial Accounting for Inventory

This video tutorial on inventory accounting explains the various methods used for accounting of inventory in a business. The videos are credited to Susan Crosson, who is the accounting faculty at Santa Fe College. Inventories: Periodic FIFO Inventories: Periodic LIFO Inventories: Periodic FIFO and LIFO Recap Inventories: Periodic Average Cost Inventories: Perpetual FIFO Inventories: Perpetual

Inventories: Retail Method

This video by Susan Crosson explains the Retail Method of inventory accounting . This is the last video in a series of eight videos covering inventory accounting.