Your plain–English guide to financial accounting for students and trainees. Financial Accounting For Dummies provides students who are studying finance, accounting and business with the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to interpret, analyse, prepare and evaluate financial statements. Covers concepts accountants and other business professionals use to prepare reports; mergers and acquisitions purchase and pooling; free cash flow; and financial statement analysis. Whether you′re a student on your way to earning a degree, working towards your ACCA qualification, or a trainee just starting out in your accounts career, Financial Accounting For Dummies gives you a wealth of information to grasp the subject. This UK version is adapted to take in UK accounting practice and international reporting standards Provides a firm grounding in interpreting, analysing, preparing and evaluating corporate financial statements Includes easy–to–understand explanations and real-life examples to consolidate learning
This thoroughly revised and updated edition, with most of the chapters of the previous edition rewritten, clearly analyzes the concepts and applications of financial accounting. The book acquaints the readers with the new International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) which are applicable in India from 1 April 2011 onwards. Divided into 17 chapters, the text explains, with the help of many tables, boxes, and practical examples, all the basic accounting principles. The book is written in an accessible and reader-friendly manner so that the students can comprehend the subject with great ease. Intended primarily for postgraduate students of management, the book should also be extremely useful for those preparing for accountancy examinations. Besides, practising managers should find the book handy for analyzing financial statements. The text is prepared based on IFRS revised up to 1 September 2010. Includes Revised Schedule VI on Profit and Loss Account Format, and an Annexure on Notifications on Revised Schedule VI. The book provides a CD containing a large number of PowerPoint Presentations (PPTs), along with the amended Schedule VI. The chapters, particularly those covering accounting standards, have been thoroughly revised.
The world of financial accounting is changing rapidly, with all listed companies in the EU now required to publish their financial statements according to IFRS. Financial Accounting: An International Approach is written to reflect the latest financial accounting developments and their implications, and is the ideal text for non-specialist students. Aimed at those students who wish to pursue careers as managers in business or similar organisations, the book offers an innovative, practical and interactive approach to the subject. Focusing on the use of financial information rather than simply presenting technical methodology, and bearing the non-specialist in mind, the authors explain the ground rules of book-keeping, but never to the detriment of essential underlying concepts. The book is suitable for introductory level courses in Financial Accounting for a general degree in Business/Management and Economics.
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
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.
The successful systems based formula for teaching financial accounting that gained such academic acclaim in its first and second editions, is back! Financial Accounting remains the student’s favourite! The third edition is more streamlined, more user friendly and even more accessible. An in-depth, worked example from an actual partnership, brings alive for students the accounting issues involved in partnerships, a required topic of accreditation. Financial Accounting is based on a threefold approach: an organizational flow-model is used to locate financial accounting in its organizational context; this model is then used to derive a systematic logical approach to financial accounting and the construction of the financial statements; and the text attempts to forge a firm link between the traditional diet of introductory financial accounting and the wider issues of accounting theory. Financial Accounting is the ideal text for undergraduate Accounting students.
Trotmans Financial Accounting: An Integrated Approach incorporates comprehensive coverage of financial accounting in Australia and includes new issues in sustainability, as well as current and emerging issues, while building upon the approachable, user-friendly, Australian-focused style of previous editions. This new edition continues to provide students with a detailed understanding of the accounting framework in a balanced and engaging approach that provides non-accounting majors with enough detail to understand and analyse company financial statements, and provides accounting majors with a sound basis for future studies in accounting. Drawing on topical source documents and newspaper articles, Financial Accounting: An Integrated Approach, 7e makes accounting interesting and relevant.