HI5020 Corporate Accounting Group Assignment T1 2019
Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester T2 2019
Unit Code HI5020
Unit Title Corporate Accounting
Assessment Type Individual Assignment
Assessment Title Qualifications and experiences that employers seek from Corporate Accountants
Purpose of the
assessment (with ULO
Mapping)
This assignment aims at developing a clear understanding of students on what qualifications and
experiences employers seek from Corporate Accountants. Students will have to search and
collect a significant number of job advertisements posted by employers in the electronic or print
media or in the job search portals throughput the first 8 weeks of their trimester. Based on the
collected job advertisements, they will have answer a series of questions and evaluate the
qualifications and experiences sought in those advertisements with the learnings objectives,
outcomes and contents of the subject.
(ULO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).
Weight 30 % of the total assessments
Total Marks 30
Word limit 3000 words ±500 words
Due Date
Assignment submission: Final Submission of individual Assignment: 11:59 pm Friday, Week 10
Late submission incurs penalties of five (5) % of the assessment value per calendar day unless
an extension and/or special consideration has been granted by the lecturer prior to the
assessment deadline.
Submission Guidelines  All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a completed
Assignment Cover Page.
 The assignment must be in MS Word format, no spacing, 12-pt Arial font and 2 cm margins
on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings and page numbers.
 Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately at the end
in a reference list using Harvard referencing style.
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Assignment Specifications
Purpose:
This assignment aims at developing a clear understanding of students on what qualifications and experiences employers
seek from Corporate Accountants. Students will have to search and collect a significant number of job advertisements
posted by employers in the electronic or print media or in the job search portals throughput the first 8 weeks of their
trimester. Based on the collected job advertisements, they will have answer a series of questions and evaluate the
qualifications and experiences sought in those advertisements with the learnings objectives, outcomes and contents of
the subject.
Assessment task:
Collect as many job advertisements as possible on the position of ‘corporate accountant’, ‘corporate and
management accountant’ ‘senior accountant’, ‘tax accountant’, ‘corporate financial accountant’ ‘corporate
financial and management accountant’, ‘accountant corporate finance’, ‘senior financial accountant’ ‘senior
accountant: tax and corporate reporting’ or any other similar positions published by Australian employers in
electronic or print media or in job search portals (such as seek, Jora, Indeed etc.) from the first week of the
Trimester to the week 7 of the Trimester.
Based on your collected advertisements, do the following tasks:
1. How many job advertisements you have collected in total? How many job advertisements you have
collected from each sources.
2. Lists the name of the organisations posting the job advertisements and show the industry breakdown
of the organisations posting the job advertisements.
3. List all the job titles mentioned in the advertisements that you have collected.
4. List all the personal attributes required from a corporate accountant that have been mentioned in the
job advertisements that you have collected.
5. List all the personal attributes required from a corporate accountant that have been mentioned in the
job advertisements that you have collected with your detailed understanding of each of the attributes.
6. List all the academic and professional qualifications of a corporate accountant that have been listed
in the advertisements that you have collected.
7. Based on the key roles, tasks, responsibilities identified from your collected job advertisements, how
those key roles, tasks or responsibilities are related to the topics that you have learned in your MPA
unit HI5020 Corporate Accounting.
8. What additional topics, attributes or learnings outcomes are missing from your MPA unit HI5020
Corporate Accounting that are listed on the job advertisement.
9. Critically examine the skills, experience and attributes needed to become a corporate accountant.
Also critically evaluate how the topics that you have learned in your MPA unit HI5020 Corporate
Accounting have helped you in gaining the skills, experience and attributes needed to become a
corporate accountant.
Assignment Structure should be as the following:
Abstract – One paragraph
List of Content
Introduction
Body of the assignment with detailed answer on each of the required tasks
Summary/Conclusion
List of references
…..
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Marking criteria
Marking criteria Weighting
Abstract 1%
List of content & overall presentation of the assignment 1%
Introduction 1%
How many job advertisements you have collected in total? How many job
advertisements you have collected from each sources.
1%
Lists the name of the organisations posting the job advertisements and show the
industry breakdown of the organisations posting the job advertisements.
2%
List all the job titles mentioned in the advertisements that you have collected. 2%
List all the personal attributes required from a corporate accountant that have
been mentioned in the job advertisements that you have collected with your
detailed understanding of each of the attributes.
2%
List all the key roles, tasks, responsibilities of a corporate accountant that have
been listed in the advertisements that you have collected and analysed.
4%
List all the academic and professional qualifications of a corporate accountant
that have been listed in the advertisements that you have collected.
2%
Based on the key roles, tasks, responsibilities identified from your collected job
advertisements, how those key roles, tasks or responsibilities are related to the
topics that you have learned in your MPA unit HI5020 Corporate Accounting.
5%
What additional topics, attributes or learnings outcomes are missing from your
MPA unit HI5020 Corporate Accounting that are listed on the job advertisement.
3%
Critically examine the skills, experience and attributes needed to become a
corporate accountant. Also critically evaluate how the topics that you have
learned in your MPA unit HI5020 Corporate Accounting have helped you in
gaining the skills, experience and attributes needed to become a corporate
accountant.
5%
Conclusion 1%
TOTAL Weight 30%
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Marking Rubric

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