Balancing Accounts and Interpreting Financial Statements

Research Report

Balancing Accounts and Interpreting Financial Statements

In addition, your research paper should include contact/interview with someone in the financial accounting industry.

Paper Format

·       Use introduction, body paragraph, and conclusion headings

·       Your paper should be 5 to 7 pages in length

·       At least 5 references of an academic or scholarly source are required for this paper.  You are expected to use academic sources in peer-reviewed database or Internet sources, such as: “.org”, “.edu”, “.mil”, “.gov”, “.zm”  Sources not allowed are Wikipedia, Dictionaries, wikis, or blogs.

·       Use APA, 6th edition, writing style for in-text citations and each reference source that you use.  Remember, all wording that is not your own must be cited.

o   For APA writing assistance, select “APA Format Resources” on the Begin Here section of the Modules Tab

·       Limit the use of direct quotes. Direct quotes should not exceed ½ page in total.  Deductions will result if this rule is violated.

·       Use 12-point Times New Roman font, 1-inch margins, and double-spacing.

·       The cover sheet should include group member’s names and course information

·       Include a reference page in APA 6th edition style.