|For use in the AAT Accounting Qualification |
|A to Z Vehicle hire |Assessment book |
Time allowed: Four months
|AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting |QCF qual ref |SCQF qual ref |QCF unit ref |SCQF unit ref |
|Internal Control and Accounting Systems |600/6892/9 |R324 04 …show more content…
The report should be mapped to the learning outcomes and assessment criteria by paragraph number to ensure all criteria are covered.
Assessment is by a formal business report, which can be reviewed by your assessor up to a maximum of five times. If not competent at that stage it will be necessary for you to complete a new report based upon a different case study. General guidance is available on both report writing and content on the AAT website. To write the report you will need to ensure you cover the six learning outcomes, and ALL the supporting assessment criteria.
It is October 2013 and you have just been employed as the accounting technician for A to Z Vehicle Hire and will be based at their head office in Northfield. As one of your first tasks, the partners have asked you to review the accounting systems at A to Z Vehicle Hire, and particularly the effectiveness of its internal controls.
You have also been tasked with reviewing whether the culture of the organisation could be improved, both in terms of working ethically and in terms of social, corporate and environmental sustainability.
Finally, you are asked to make any recommendations for improvements which you identify as being necessary. (The partners know there are many weaknesses, but are