Your plain-English guide to navigating a financial accounting course Despite the economic landscape and job market, demand for accountants remains strong, and accountants will continue to see high demand for their services as the economy rebounds and businesses grow. Additionally, one of the effects of the economic downturn is a greater emphasis on accountability, transparency, and controls in financial reporting. With easy-to-understand explanations and real-life examples, Financial Accounting For Dummies provides students who are studying business, finance, and accounting with the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to interpret, analyze, and evaluate actual corporate financial statements. Covers traditional introductory financial accounting course material Explores concepts accountants and other business professionals use to prepare reports Details mergers and acquisitions purchase and pooling, free cash flow, and financial statement analysis Whether you're a student on your way to earning a bachelor's degree, MBA, or MAcc, Financial Accounting For Dummies gives you a wealth of information to grasp the subject and ace the course.
Business & Economics by Belverd E. Needles,Marian Powers
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, Eleventh Edition continues a distinguished tradition of combining academic needs with professional thought to prepare students for a dynamic business world. Through market-leading integration of International Financial Reporting Standards coverage and real-world data, trusted pedagogy, and a clear writing style that simplifies complex concepts, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, Eleventh Edition, develops the judgment and critical-thinking skills students will need to succeed. The new edition is fully updated for IFRS, includes unique elements on ratio analysis, and offers two unique choices for online homework software: CengageNOW and Aplia. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Management Accounting has two broad branches Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting. This book covers the first aspect of Management Accounting. Financial Accounting A Managerial Emphasis seeks to delve deep into all the aspects of Financial Accounting from a manager s perspective. The objective is to present the concepts, applications and practices of Financial Accounting in such a manner that even those readers having no prior exposure to the subject can understand its theory and practice. A manager is more interested in understanding various elements in financial statements and thereby being able to analyze and interpret the financial health of a business entity on the basis of financial statements. This apart, readers will also become thoroughly acquainted with the financial disclosure practices followed in India.The highlights of the book are discussions on:l Accounting Standards in India l Understanding Published Financial Statements l Inventory Valuation and Depreciation Accounting l Cash Flow Reporting and Interpretation l Financial Statements Analysis l Intra-firm and Inter-firm Comparisons l Consolidated Financial Statements l Valuation Techniques l Accounting for Amalgamations l Selected Solved and Unsolved Cases New to the Second Editionl Financial Statements Analysis by Banks l Investment Accounting for Banks l Accounting for Share buyback l ESOP Accounting
This text provides an accessible introduction to financial accounting and focuses clearly upon the needs of modular course requirements. It considers the European contexts for accounting and provides a careful balance of practice and theory.
Divided into a selection of questions, exercises, and problems, this workbook will help keep accountants on top of current international economic affairs. The questions are multiple-choice and ensure understanding of a topic before moving onto the exercises and problems. The exercises can be used to develop proficiency in a topic where students are expected to reach the standard of the problems, and the problems are longer and more complex in nature, requiring an in-depth understanding of the topic. Combined, this complete approach provides a full view of the up-to-date requirements of the International Financial Reporting Standards.
This widely adopted, highly acclaimed text, now in its Fifth Edition, has proved to be an invaluable asset to the student community. It explains how to prepare, analyze, and interpret the information from financial statements. New and Distinctive Features of the Text • Banks: An entirely new chapter (Chapter 13) explains the financial statements of banks. It covers the effect of legal and regulatory requirements on the financial performance of banks. • Spotlight on Earnings Quality Analysis and Earnings Management: Intricate issues in understanding earnings quality and earnings management are explained with real-world examples. • Chapter Vignette: A tone-setting vignette at the start of every chapter enables the student to relate to the key issues covered in the chapter. • Emphasis on Thinking: Accounting involves making significant decisions at every level of management. This text provides many opportunities to students to think about the considerations that go into making accounting judgements. • New Cases: There are new cases on Tata Consultancy Services, Biocon, UBS, Reebok India, Nobles Crus, Essar Oil, HDFC, Kingfisher Airlines, Reliance Communications, and ICICI Bank. • Student-friendly Approach: Ideas are explained in a simple style using everyday language. No prior knowledge of business is assumed. Common doubts in understanding accounting are addressed. • New Material and Updates: New material has been added in many chapters. These include revenue recognition, pro forma financial measures, whistle-blowing, fraudster profile, cloud computing, statement of changes in equity, and management communications. The content has been updated to include the effect of the Companies Act 2013 and changes in Indian accounting standards and International Financial Reporting Standards. To access learning resources visit www.phindia.com/narayanaswamy5eSolution Manual is available for adopting faculty. Click here to request...
This edition of the successful textbook provides a comprehensive and relevant approach to financial accounting - from a business user's perspective - that takes on board the increasing impact of international accounting standards.
Financial Accounting is a text written specifically for the needs of first year business students and is based around the needs of users of accounting information. It builds from definitions through to a clear understanding of accounting statements, their uses and their limitations. The examples and case studies in this text have been tailor-made for the needs of students and, where appropriate, are illustrated with examples from the accounts of well-known companies. The first chapters introduce the basic accounting principles, providing a structure for examining some of the alternative approaches to income measurement and valuation. From this base the student is then introduced to the components of financial statements. The basic format used is that of a worksheet which allows the student to construct their own accounting models using various spreadsheet packages. The second edition of Financial Accounting: An Introduction features an even greater number of practice questions and integrates an international perspective. Financial Accounting will provide a clear and firm foundation for all introductory students on a degree course, an MBA programme or following the professional syllabus of the ACCA, CIMA or the ICAEW.
Business & Economics by Belverd Needles,Marian Powers
A market-leading program, Financial Accounting provides business students and accounting majors with a comprehensive introduction to practices and procedures. The text is well known for its highly respected author team, balanced approach, and real-world emphasis. Accuracy reviewers check every line and work through each exercise in the text and supplements, making Financial Accounting the most accurate among similar texts on the market. The Ninth Edition--which focuses primarily on the use of accounting information in today's business world--represents the most significant revision of the text to date. Content updates reflect current accounting and business practices, while greater attention is given to ethics, service enterprises, and international issues. In addition, the text features a more concise, accessible writing style; a new design to emphasize the user-oriented content; and enhanced technology components for both instructors and students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics by Paul D. Kimmel,Jerry J. Weygandt,Donald E. Kieso
Author: Paul D. Kimmel,Jerry J. Weygandt,Donald E. Kieso
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
This successful book continues to provide accountants with an understanding of the fundamental concepts necessary to use accounting effectively. The sixth edition offers new discussions on IFRS, including new codification numbers, examples of IFRS financial statements, and additional exercises. A look at more recent frauds such as the Bernie Madoff scandal have been added. Enhanced discussions of ethics and international accounting are presented. The coverage of non-cash items and their impact on decision making has been expanded. In addition, comprehensive case studies and problems help accountants tie the material together.
Business & Economics by Carl Warren,James Reeve,Jonathan Duchac
The most successful higher education accounting text of all time keeps getting better. The authors adapt their proven approach to accounting's evolving role in business and use the preparation of financial statements as the framework for understanding what accounting is all about. Accounting provides a solid foundation of accounting concepts with unique features to show how users can use accounting to understand business. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Jerry J. Weygandt,Donald E. Kieso,Paul D. Kimmel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
For colleges and universities around the world, John Wiley & Sons is proud to announce Financial Accounting: IFRS Edition, by Jerry J. Weygandt, Paul D. Kimmel, and Donald E. Kieso, which incorporates International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) into the existing textbook framework. On almost every page, the book addresses every accounting topic from the perspective of IFRS while still highlighting key differences between IFRS and US GAAP. Following the reputation for accuracy, comprehensiveness, and currency, the authors have painstakingly created a book dedicated to assisting students learning accounting topics under the rules of IFRS.