Including real financial statements and worked examples from well-known businesses, as well as full exercises and questions at the end of each chapter, this accessible guide provides students with the financial tools and analytical skills for managerial advantage.
This book targets individuals with limited exposure to--or formal training in--accounting and related finance disciplines. The purpose of this book is to help to converse more effectively with their accounting and finance colleagues; understand the structure and the elements of general purpose financial statements; identify both the usefulness and the limitations of accounting information; prepare budgets and financial forecasts; and make sense of commonly used decision-making models.
The Accounting Equations & Answers QuickStudy guide is a 3-panel guide that outlines commonly used and difficult-to-remember accounting equations for tracking assets, liabilities, equity, income, and more, as well as handy hints, common pitfalls, and other points to make sure you don't let anything slip through the cracks.
Advances in Management Accounting by Mary A. Malina (Editor)This volume is a publication of quality appliedresearch in management accounting. The volumespurpose is to publish thought-provoking articles that advance knowledge in themanagement accounting discipline and are of interest to both academics andpractitioners. The book seeksthoughtful, well-developed articles on a variety of current topics inmanagement accounting, broadly defined. All research methods including surveyresearch, field tests, corporate case studies, experiments, meta-analyses, andmodeling are welcome. Some speculativearticles, research notes, critiques, and survey pieces will be included whereappropriate. Articles may range from purely empirical to purely theoretical,from practice-based applications to speculation on the development of newtechniques and frameworks. Empiricalarticles must present sound research designs and well-explained execution. Theoretical arguments must present reasonableassumptions and logical development of ideas. All articles should include well-defined problems, concisepresentations, and succinct conclusions that follow logically from the data.This volume intends to provide authors with timely reviews clearly indicatingthe acceptance status of the manuscript. The results of initial reviews normally will be reported to authorswithin eight weeks from the date the manuscript is received. The author will be expected to work with theEditor, who will act as a liaison between the author and the reviewers toresolve areas of concern. To ensure publication,it is the author's responsibility to make necessary revisions in a timely andsatisfactory manner.
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The Vest Pocket CPA by Joel G. Siegel; Nick A. Dauber; Jae K. ShimThe newly updated fast-reference problem solver The Vest Pocket CPA-the convenient, comprehensive reference professionals have relied on for nearly fifteen years-is now updated in a new Fourth Edition to give today's busy executives and accountants the helpful information they need in a quick-reference format. Whether in public practice or private industry, professionals will always have this reliable reference tool at their fingertips because it easily goes anywhere-to a client's office, on a business trip, or to an important lunch meeting. Fully revised, the Fourth Edition: * Includes complete coverage of the New Risk Assessment Auditing Standards and Standards of the PCAOB * Covers new pronouncements on important accounting principles including fair value measurement, financial assets, accounting changes, exchanges of nonmonetary assets, and compilation and review services * Adds new chapters on professional ethics and quality controls for CPA firms * Packed with practical techniques and rules of thumb for analyzing, evaluating, and solving day-to-day accounting issues, The Vest Pocket CPA, Fourth Edition helps you quickly pinpoint what to look for, what to watch out for, what to do, and how to do it. In an easy-to-use Q & A format, it covers such useful topics as financial measures, ratios, and procedures and includes checklists, samples, and worked-out solutions to a variety of accounting problems. The Vest Pocket CPA, Fourth Edition is a powerful companion for the complex, ever-changing world of accounting.
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Accounting and Finance for Managers by Matt Bamber; Simon ParryAccounting and Finance for Managers is specifically designed for MBA, EMBA, MA and MSc Business and Management students who require a grounding in the key concepts of accounting and finance. Including real financial statements and worked examples from well-known businesses, as well as full exercises and questions at the end of each chapter, this accessible guide provides students with the financial tools and analytical skills for managerial advantage. Taking a uniquely practical approach that focuses on the financial aspects of business decisions, the book covers all the core topics of accounting and finance, including basic bookkeeping, financial analysis, business planning, cash-flow analysis, and investment decisions. Now in its second edition, Accounting and Finance for Managers contains updated examples and case studies from Burberry, Ryanair and Whitbread, new content on corporate governance and ratio analysis, reflective activities and a new chapter on financing decisions. Bonus online material includes guidance and teaching advice, additional questions and lecture slides for each chapter.