ACC 305 – Assignments and Rubrics©2012 Strayer University. All Rights Reserved.
ACC 305 – Assignments and Rubrics©2012 Strayer University. All Rights Reserved. This document contains Strayer University Confidential and Proprietary informationand may not be copied, further distributed, or otherwise disclosed in whole or in part, without the expressed written permission of Strayer University.–Assignment 1: Coca-Cola Company versus PepsiCo, Inc.Due Week 8 and worth 200 pointsRecent events in the world of corporate finance have shown the importance of proper administration andfunding of corporate pension plans. Evaluate the information in the Comparative Analysis Case of Coca-Cola and PepsiCo found in the book’s companion Website for Chapter 20.Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:1. Analyze and discuss the current effects of IFRS on the pension reporting for Coca-Cola andPepsiCo at 2009 year-end.2. Calculate the funding levels and capital gains experienced by Coca-Cola and PepsiCo in their respective pension funds.3. Analyze which of the two (2) companies had a more secure pension fund, and explain why.4. Evaluate how the status of the pension fund affects the level of risk that must be reported in theannual report. Justify your answer.5. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment.Note:Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources