Who needs accounting according to IFRS?
- Performing accounting according to IFRS is necessary, particularly, to international companies and also organizations, the head office of which is located abroad.
- Also, IFRS accounting should be implemented by enterprises, whose activities are connected to foreign banks or investors.
- The third reason to automate accounting according to IFRS may be a demand of a business owner, who is willing to get comprehensive information on the current situation in the company, that’s why applying IFRS will substantially help to achieve management aims.
Implementation of specialized software, that will allow the company to perform accounting according to IFRS, should be fulfilled with the help of a specialist.
Three useful pieces of advice for those planning to implement accounting according to IFRS
#1. You have to take into account the differences between RAS and IFRS, because IFRS standards are more flexible in the sphere of accounting policy and regulations. It may be, that when you receive accounting reports and perform reconcilement, you should think about bringing RAS accounting and IFRS accounting closer together.
#2. Before adjusting the chosen IT-solution, develop the accounting methodology, on the basis of which there will be formed the respective business-processes, that in the future will affect the system’s functionality in whole.
#3. Be ready to the increase in the amount of work and tasks real-time. It is related to the increase in the extent of control, as the company will have to perform two types of accounting now, to control them, reconcile them and refine all the processes.
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