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.
The eleventh edition of FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING guides students through the what, why and how of accounting in today's business world. This textbook offers a solid presentation of concepts and procedures blended with a wealth of real company examples and solved exercises to ensure student success in the practical application of fundamental accounting principles. Students will learn to effectively use and prepare financial accounting information for decision making with various features that encourage critical thinking, highlight ethical considerations, and consider global implications. Emphasizing the relevancy of accounting to the business world, this edition is designed to address a diversity of learning styles and career needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Media Enhanced Edition of Financial Accounting combines the respected authors, flexible and balanced approach, and content coverage and accuracy of the text's Ninth Edition with an increased emphasis on multimedia applications. The revised program more fully reflects current accounting and business practices with additional emphasis on issues of ethics, service enterprises, and globalization. The streamlined text features a new design to reduce clutter with an increased emphasis on how accounting information is used, along with a more robust technology program. 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 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.
Porter/Norton is a transitional text known for its readability, straightforwardness, decision-making focus, and the incorporation of flagship companies. The authors were careful in the new fifth edition to keep the focus on the basics. The authors have eliminated confusing and redundant elements. The result is an uncluttered, straightforward, and concise financial accounting textbook. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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.