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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.