Teesside University Business School End-course Assessment (weight 40%) Financial Management ACC4024 You are currently working in a business consulting firm and you have to choose a company to produce a professional report based on financial performance and performance management system of that company. For this, assume that XYZ Company has decided to outsource to take financial decisions. You as the consulting firm have shortlisted for this job assignment. However, XYZ Company needs to assess your ability and capacity for analysing financial information of a company and the ability to judge operational management. XYZ company have sent you the following assessment criteria and you will produce a professional report on the basis of financial performance focusing and interpreting varieties of financial ratio analysis and balance score card discussion. You should take any PLC from FAME database, UK Company house website or any company which is listed in any capital market. You must include reference list and your chosen company’s annual report in the appendix. Your report will be based on the following four sections (1-4). Topic of the ReportMarking weight1The explanation of the background of the company10%2Analyse the financial performance of the company (Ratio analysis)50%3Discussing the importance of reviewing existing performance management systems of the company10%4Explain the Balance Score card of the chosen company20%5Presentation and referencing10%Total100% Your deadline is to submit this report to the director board is 21 May 2021. Within 20 working days of the closing date of submission, you will know whether you will able to secure the job or not (your marks). Word count Maximum 2500 (+- 10%) Please use appropriate reference and Harvard reference style. Marking Criteria90%-100% Exceptional work. Presentation is logical, error-free and, where appropriate, creative. There is an in-depth understanding of issues/problems and excellent critical/deep engagement with the material and concepts involved. Very skilful interpretation of data. Arguments, ideas and, where appropriate, solutions are presented coherently and fully underpinned by thorough research and reading.80%-89% Outstanding work with presentation of a very high standard. There is comprehensive understanding of key concepts and knowledge and clear evidence of critical analysis and insight. Accurate interpretation of data with arguments, ideas and solutions presented effectively and based on strong research and reading.70%-79% Extremely good work with presentation of a high standard. Demonstrates an excellent knowledge base with a clear understanding of the issues and application to practice where appropriate. There is some effective critical and analytical application of relevant research and reading.60%-69% The work is very good, logically structured and presented to a high standard. Demonstrates a strong knowledge base with a clear understanding of the issues and application to practice where appropriate. There is some critical and analytical application of relevant research.50%-59% The work is clearly presented and logically structured. It shows evidence of a sound understanding of the topic and addresses major issues. The work contains some discussion and interpretation of relevant perspectives although further development of the arguments presented would be beneficial. There are examples of critical reflection and evidence of application of theory to practice.40%-49% Adequate presentation. The work displays basic knowledge and understanding of the topic but is largely descriptive. There is an attempt to bring together different ideas and concepts although this would have been strengthened by the inclusion of further key issues. The structure of the work requires attention to its coherence and logical development of content. The link between theory and practice, where appropriate, is somewhat tenuous and its development would enhance the work considerably.30%-39% – Fail The work is poorly presented and contains numerous errors, inconsistencies and omissions with limited use of source material. The work displays a weak knowledge base and a lack of sufficient understanding of the topic. There is little or no evidence of the application of theory to practice where appropriate. It contains many unsupported statements with little attempt to bring issues together and lacks critical analysis and reflection.29% and below – Fail The work is very poorly presented and contains numerous serious errors, inconsistencies and omissions with little use of source material. The work displays a very weak knowledge base and a lack of sufficient understanding of the topic. There is little or no evidence of the application of theory to practice where appropriate. It contains many unsupported statements with little attempt to bring issues together and there is a complete lack of critical analysis and reflection. The Format of the Report In producing and presenting your dissertation, you must meet the following requirements: It should be typed or word-processed, on A4 unlined paper, on one side only, using Arial font size 12There should be good margins all round. Remember to allow sufficient space on the left hand side for bindingThere should be double line spacing throughout, except where there are long quotations indented in the main text when single spacing is acceptablePages should be numbered consecutively through the main text, including tables/charts/ diagrams which are not embodied in the text. Page numbers should be located centrally at the bottom of the pageAny large charts or diagrams should be reduced to A4 size if possible, otherwise folded to A4 size with an allowance for bindingYou should name the document by your name and student number before upload on black board.You have to follow the Harvard referencing style and reference list should be according to ascending order.
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