Accounting of Financial Institutions

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Administrative and Financial Sciences


Course Name:

Accounting of Financial Institutions

Student’s Name:


Course Code:ACCT 405 Student’s ID Number: ##
Semester: First Semester CRN:##
Academic Year: 1440/1441 H



  • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
  • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
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  • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
  • Late submission will NOT be accepted.
  • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
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Assignment question(s):                                                    


  • With Accounting for credit risky financial instruments not recognized at observed market value generally involves estimating expected future Credit Risks and Losses with reference to its “Disclosers”.

Explain this statement “Disclosers”.  in your own words with statistical examples of the data from the Saudi Local Banks or Financial Institutions.  (Case Study)


  • Users of financial reports with a robust understanding of “How Fair Value Accounting” works in theory and in relatively simple contexts: How users can analyze the information with context to Local Saudi Banks as well as local financial Institution. “Fair Value Accounting and Disclosures” to assess their
  • Solvency and profitability better than is possible using amortized cost accounting information (use solvency and profitability ratio from balance sheet)
  • Discretionary “Gain Trading” (use disclosures and the assessment of Gain Trading)


  1. Calculate Solvency and Profitability ratio from balance sheet of any Saudi Local banks or financial institutions
  2. Calculate Gain or Losses from securities – use Saudi Local banks or financial institutions

Hints to understand the above question

(That is timing of the sale of securities and other financial instruments recognized at amortized cost to realize gain or losses and thereby manage income and book value) – Use the Financial Statements of the Bank for explanation -Balance sheet for statistical example(case study)



  • Mortgage banking is primarily a fee based rather than interest rate spread –based business.

You are required to describe and explain in brief from the   structure of mortgage bank’s Balance sheet, Income statements and Cash flow statements respectively from the statistical information of Saudi Local banks (mortgages banks) or financial institutions.(Case Study)







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