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Joint Venture Accounting Course

INTRODUCTION

This Venture Accounting training course is designed to develop the essential skills necessary to prepare and evaluate joint venture accounts and to improve the organization’s account function. Our course is aimed at accounting professionals wishing to deepen their knowledge of the accounting procedures applied to joint venture.

This training course also covers several issues regarding the relationships between operators and non-operators in joint ventures, the financing of joint venture operations and the reporting of joint costs.

This is an intensive and highly practical training program concentrating on aspects of accounting that are unique to this industry. As well it will enable you to know how to apply a series of major financial accounting principles and standards that are particularly relevant to upstream oil and gas activities.

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • joint Venture Accountants and Auditors
  • Government Regulators and Auditors
  • Financial and Investment Analysts
  • Project Managers & Team Members
  • Financial Analysts
  • Accounting Executive / Managers
  • Financial Reporting & Treasurers / Managers
  • Financial Executives / Managers / Controllers / Directors
  • Budgeting Officers / Executives / Managers
  • Cost Controllers, Executive & Managers
  • Taxation & Reporting Executives / Managers
  • JV Executives / Managers / Advisors
  • Business / Investment Analysts & Managers
  • Regulatory Compliance Officers
  • Commercial Analysts, Executives & Manager

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this IRES training seminar, you will learn to:

  • The structure of  joint ventures in the oil and gas industry
  • The applied structured methodology for conducting oil industry in joint-venture
  • The different accounting method for joint ventures
  • The account for interests in joint operations
  • The main clauses contained with joint operating agreements
  • The accounting procedures set out in joint operating agreements and production sharing contacts
  • The differences in accounting treatments of costs for IFRS reporting and cost recovery purposes
  • Application of series of major financial accounting principles and standards that are particularly relevant to oil and gas activities
  • The different types of Joint Venture agreements and the accounting implications of each
  • Accounting issues related specifically to joint interests

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module 1; Introduction to Accounting in Oil & Gas industry

  • Characteristic Features of the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Overview of oil and gas accounting
  • The impact of commodity prices, currency & interest rate instability
  • Differences between IFRS principles and US GAAP
  • Joint venture agreement in Oil & Gas Sector

Module 2; Joint Venture Nature & Forms

  • Joint Venture Definition, Features and Characteristics
  • Typical Provisions of Joint Venture Agreements
  • Relationship between Operator and Non-operator Participants
  • Corporate Joint Ventures
  • Limited Partnership
  • Undivided Interest
  • Limited Liability Companies / Partnership 

Module 3; Accounting for Joint Venture

  • Methods of accounting for joint venture:
    • Proportionate consolidation
    • Equity method
  • Alternative treatments
  • Choice of legal framework
  • Accounting for the tax treatment:
    • Formation
    • Maintenance of Accounting
    • Allocation & Substantial economic effect
    • Level of involvement
    • Undivided Interests 

Module 4; J V Accounting in Practice

  • Accounting for Contributed Property
  • Revenue Recognition Relating to Over and Under-lifting
  • Budgets and Approvals
  • Cash-calls Billing Statements and Reporting of Expenditures
  • Responsibility of Operator to Provide Sufficient Timely Information
  • Audits

Module 5; Major Accounting Issues in Joint Venture  

  • Accounting Issues related to Joint Venture Operations
  • IFRS 11 Joint Arrangements and IAS 28 Investments in Joint Ventures
  • Relationship between Operator and Non-operator Participants
  • The Financing of Joint Ventures – Billing Statements and Cashflow Reporting
  • Reporting of Expenditures
  • Cost Allocation Methods and Issues

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817, +254(020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 29th July 2019.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 05-08-2019
Event End Date 09-08-2019
Cut off date 29-07-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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