Write a letter of advice in response to a few key accounting issues raised by a Managing Director of a company
Case study background
Assume that you are a graduate accountant working for Baker and associates a public accounting firm situated at 55 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000. The manager of your firm, Mr Joe Baker has asked you to
draft a letter in response to an email received from a client – Scott White, the managing director of White Pty Ltd, raising a few accounting issues regarding his company – see the copy of the email on the next page.
The maximum length of the covering letter is 1 page. Please note that the business letter needs to be on the front page. You should then address all the technical issues/discussion after the letter, each on separate pages as attachments , followed by a Reference List. The maximum word limit for all parts of the assignment should be 1,500 words. • Part A: Technical component 15% – This mark covers the technical content of your advice and the explanation on each of the issues, the calculations and the sources used.
• Part B: Communications skills – Letter Writing 5% – This mark covers the generic skills of business letter writing; layout, clear meaning, structure and organisation, appropriate tone and grammar,
spelling and punctuation etc. throughout the whole assignment.The assignment is designed to test the following skills:
1. Your knowledge and your ability to research the issues and then apply the information appropriately using judgement to correctly identify the relevant standards and legislation that relate to the issues raised by the client.
2. Your written communication skills – business letter writing.
White’s The Clash of Economic Ideas
Pick one of the topics to write a 6 page paper on. Please use citations and quotes mentioned in the topic you chose (An Outline of the history of Economic Thought by Screpanti or The Clash of Economic Ideas by White). 1. Screpanti/Zamagni in chapter 12 provide a host...