Credit: Igor Moskalenko

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Abstract

Auswide, an Australian bank with a strong community focus, serves as the setting for a simple bookkeeping exercise that has students utilize the balance sheet equation to record a series of business transactions. Students are also asked to prepare an updated balance sheet as well as calculate net income and cash flow for the time period in question. This case is intended to be used early on in an introductory financial accounting course.

Learning Objective

To illustrate the accounting process of going from recording individual business transactions to preparing summary financial statements.

Appropriate for the Following Course(s)

financial accounting

Auswide Bank

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