Publication on IFRS effects on controlling

June 16, 2020

In the January issue of CFO aktuell, the Competence Center for Business Controlling & Accounting presented the case study of an Austrian publicly listed company, in which the effects of IFRS on controlling were analyzed. The introduction of IFRS resulted in various simplifications in the case presented, such as the elimination of calculative interest and […]

The input tax deduction from the point of view of practice

December 2, 2019

On November 22, 2019, a guest lecture took place for the students of the Bachelor’s program in Finance, Accounting and Taxation in the course “Value Added Tax and Transaction Taxes”. The lecture dealt with a central topic of value added tax, namely the deduction of input tax according to § 12 of the Value Added […]

Fraud Detection in Auditing

December 2, 2019

Disguising corporate crime is becoming increasingly difficult for companies. Due to increasing digitalization and the increased use of mass data analyses, auditors can collect and analyze all relevant data from accounting and inventory management. On the one hand, this full survey makes it possible to uncover errors that would not be found in a sample […]

Specializations of the Bachelor’s Program in Finance, Taxation and Accounting

December 2, 2019

On November 12, 2019, students of the Bachelor’s program in Finance, Tax and Accounting used their opportunity to inform themselves about the specializations of their study program. As part of the event, all Academic Coordinators presented their supervised courses and explained the advantages and special features of the individual modules. Students have the choice between […]

Tax deduction according to § 12 UStG

September 16, 2019

In the lecture "Value Added Tax" in the 4th semester of the FH program Finance, Accounting and Taxation (Bachelor), a guest lecture was organized in May 2019. […]

Digitalization in accounting – What is the trend in Austrian companies?

September 5, 2019

The majority of Austrian companies are already working intensively on the topic of digitalization and automation. Students from the degree program “Finance, Accounting & Taxation” had the opportunity to gain insights into the current developments in this dynamic field. An informative guest lecture by Deloitte on the subject of “Digitalization in Accounting” showed us which […]

Guest Professor Dr. George Iatridis analyzes issues of international financial reporting

March 20, 2019

Dr. George Iatridis was once again persuaded to join FIRST as a guest lecturer in the summer semester. Dr. Iatridis is a renowned professor of accounting and finance at the University of Thessaly, Greece. His curriculum vitae is very international and he completed both his Master’s and PhD studies in England. The course “Special Issues […]

FIRST HOMECOMING 2018 – Graduate Get-Together

January 31, 2018

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, more than 50 graduates attended Financial Management Study Programs’ and Alumni & Co’s "FIRST HOMECOMING", meeting up together at FH-Wien. […]