The Impact of the Application of International Standard for Financial Reporting No (9) on the Faithful Representation of Financial Accounting Information in Jordanian Commercial Banks

  •  Amer Sulaiman Alkhresat    
  •  Tareq Hammad Almubaydeen    


The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the impact of the application of IFRS 9 on the faithful representation of financial accounting information in Jordanian commercial banks. To achieve this objective, the study used the descriptive analytical approach to analyze a questionnaire that was answered by the managers of 13 commercial banks, which are listed in Amman stock exchange. The researchers distributed 78 questionnaires, while 76 were retrieved with a percentage of 97%. Additionally, the study relied on the descriptive statistics, correlation coefficients, and the simple regression to analyze the study data, and hypotheses. As a result, the study found a significant impact for the application of IFRS 9 to the faithful representation of financial accounting information. Relied on the aforementioned consequence, the study recommended that there is a necessity for financial departments to focus on measuring their financial obligations, as well as focusing on the development of accounting policies during the application of the standard. In addition, the study concludes that it is important for these banks to have an adequate knowledge of accounting standards in general, while standard No “9” specifically.

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