Business Accounting and Finance

Author: Catherine Gowthorpe

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781408018378

Category: Accounting

Page: 580

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Now in its third edition, this popular introductory text is aimed at non-specialist students of accounting and finance taking their first module in the subject, within courses such as business studies and management. The new edition has been extensively revised to bring all the financial reporting aspects up-to-date and consistent with international financial reporting practice.New to this Edition:• All chapters updated to fully adhere to the latest international accounting standards• New chapter on working capital management• Some restructuring and reordering of chapters to better fit modules• Extends the coverage of corporate governance, auditing and Activity Based Costing• More Self-test Questions and Exercises per chapterBusiness Accounting and Finance is ideally suitable for introductory accounting and finance modules taught on undergraduate business studies courses, around the world. It is also appropriate for use on MBA courses.

Business Accounting and Finance for Managers and Business Students

Author: John Bradshaw,Mel Brooks

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702129834

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 740

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This text is written for South African managers, business students and laymen with an interest in business and financial affairs. It assumes no prior knowledge of accounting or finance. It is also suitable as an explanation text for students at technikons and universities.

Business Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists

Author: Catherine Gowthorpe

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844802005

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 654

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Business Accounting and Finance for Non Specialists is aimed at non-specialist students of accounting and finance on a first course in the subject. It gives a lively and wide-ranging survey of the basic principles of finance, financial accounting and management accounting. The unique approach taken in the first Section of the book is to look at small to medium sized business organisations and their role in the economy ? how they are set up, factors in their success and failure and how they source funds for expansion. This leads to discussion of the role of financial markets and their need for financial information. Sections 2 and 3 then give an account of financial and management accounting principles, respectively. The text is clearly written and technical jargon is minimal - any technical terms are clearly explained and a glossary of terms is provided. The book does not present the hurdle of double-entry bookkeeping at an early stage ? students can progress through the book without double-entry. Illustrative case studies and reference to real-life business examples are used to bring the technical information to life. Business Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists includes a large number of worked examples, to give students valuable practice in using their new skills. Other pedagogic elements include aims and learning outcomes, summaries, Case Studies with questions and solutions, individual learning activities, self-test questions with answers provided in the book, and exercises - the answers to which are divided between the book and the Lecturer?s Guide/Website. Business Accounting and Finance for Non Specialists is aimed at non-specialist students of accounting and finance on a first course in the subject. It gives a lively and wide-ranging survey of the basic principles of finance, financial accounting and management accounting. The unique approach taken in the first Section of the book is to look at small to medium sized business organisations and their role in the economy ? how they are set up, factors in their success and failure and how they source funds for expansion. This leads to discussion of the role of financial markets and their need for financial information. Sections 2 and 3 then give an account of financial and management accounting principles, respectively. The text is clearly written and technical jargon is minimal - any technical terms are clearly explained and a glossary of terms is provided. The book does not present the hurdle of double-entry bookkeeping at an early stage ? students can progress through the book without double-entry. Illustrative case studies and reference to real-life business examples are used to bring the technical information to life. Business Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists includes a large number of worked examples, to give students valuable practice in using their new skills. Other pedagogic elements include aims and learning outcomes, summaries, Case Studies with questions and solutions, individual learning activities, self-test questions with answers provided in the book, and exercises - the answers to which are divided between the book and the Lecturer?s Guide/Website.

BUSINESS ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Author: SUBHASH CHANDRA DAS

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120347420

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 920

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This comprehensive and concise book critically examines the essential principles, practices and approaches to financial accounting, cost and management accounting, and financial management. This book is intended for the postgraduate students of management and commerce. Besides, it is equally useful for the students of engineering and technology. The objective of this book is to assist the students and readers in developing an understanding of the theories of various branches of accounting and financial management, and to integrate the knowledge with practice in evaluating the strategic management decisions. The book contains thirty-three chapters divided into three parts. Part A comprising ten chapters discusses the key principles and practices of financial accounting. Part B containing eight chapters explains various methods and techniques of cost and management accounting. Part C comprising fifteen chapters provides an insight into the numerous dimensions of financial management policies and practices. Key Features • A systematic presentation of the subject matter, supported with substantial number of Examples, Diagrams and Tables for easy understanding. • The topics of ‘Accounting for Fixed Assets’ (Chapter 4), ‘Depreciation Accounting’ (Chapter 5), ‘Revenue Recognition’ (Chapter 6), ‘Accounting for Inventories’ (Chapter 8) and ‘Cash Flow Statement’ (Chapter 20) have been written thoroughly in accordance with the Accounting Standards (AS) issued by the ICAI. • Review questions covering examination problems and their answers are given at the end of each chapter. The detailed answers are available in the Instructors’ Manual. • An exhaustive glossary of terms have been provided to explain the core concepts. • Solutions Manual is also available.

Business Accounting and Finance

Author: Tony Davies,Ian Crawford

Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780273723127

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 772

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This text presents a clear, comprehensive and engaging text that is essential reading for anyone studying accounting and finance. Carefully structured to reflect the topics covered in most one or two semester modules, the book comprises three parts: financial accounting, management accounting and business finance.

Accounting and Finance in Business

Author: Mike Bendrey,Roger Hussey,Colston West

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9780826454119

Category: Accounting

Page: 633

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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to accounting and finance, and is used on a variety of courses including BTEC Higher National, undergraduate degree, RSA and LCCI. In the fourth edition there have been significant changes to the structure and content to reflect the requirements of the new BTEC Higher National in Business and Finance. New material has been included on the use of spreadsheets, and updated information on recent developments in financial and management accounting. In response to feedback from lecturers, answers to multiple-choice questions and other selected questions have now been included at the back of the book.

Card and James Business Law for Business, Accounting, and Finance Students

Business, Business

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490275088

Category: Education

Page: 62

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Card and James Business Law for Business, Accounting, and Finance Students. In this book, you will learn topics such as Europe and the English legal system, An introduction to the law of contract, The formation of the contract, and The terms of the contract plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Accounting and Finance for Your Small Business

Author: Steven M. Bragg,Edwin Burton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471784710

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

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"Once again, Bragg has turned his discerning eye and formidabletalents on a topic and the results are outstanding. Both those newto the business and the long-established entrepreneur will benefitgreatly when he joins forces with E. James Burton to produce thisoutstanding work." —Mary S. Schaeffer, Editorial Director Accounts PayableNow & Tomorrow "I use the tips and practices found in [this book] all throughthe year. They are clear, direct, and efficient-which, in turn,improves our company and our bottom line. I recommend [this book]to anyone wanting to improve their own bottom line." —D. R. Drum, CIO, CSO Engineering/Accounting, Dragon MoonProductions "Eminently accessible, this book is a must-read for theentrepreneur, both new and established alike. Organizationally, thework flows smoothly and logically in a way that is valuable for thestart-up as well as the veteran needing a refresher on specificaspects of the small business accounting/financing picture. I foundparticularly useful the rich resourcefulness that Messrs Burton andBragg brought to the table in compiling the essential checklistsfor every conceivable corner of the entrepreneur's financial realmfrom fraud prevention to financing options. As a small businessowner myself, I was well pleased with the real-world guidance andinstant 'useability' this book offers." —David Struthers, JDFacilitator/Trial Lawyer "This book is essential for any small business owner, manager,or accountant's business tool kit. This easy-to-read book distillscomplex subject matter into meaningful and understandableinformation and is a great refresher course for those deeplyinvolved in the accounting and financial matters of a smallbusiness. The book contains many examples that can be usedimmediately in daily operations to improve the quality ofinformation for better decision making. The book provides thoseinvolved in small business the framework to manage what theymeasure." —Jim Bologa, CFODaticon, Inc.

The Business Accounting and Finance Blueprint

Author: Ian R. Davidson,Chris A. Mallin

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780631186878

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 166

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Written in a clear and intelligent way, this guide gives a concise grounding in the key areas of financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, financial instruments and corporate finance.

Accounting and Finance for Business

Author: Geoff Black,Mahmoud Al-kilani

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273773948

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 501

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Were you looking for the book with access to MyAccountingLab? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyAccountingLab. Buy Accounting and Finance for Business with MyAccountingLab access card, 1/e (ISBN 9780273774051) if you need access to the MyAccountingLab as well, and save money on this brilliant resource. Accounting and Finance for Business provides a comprehensive coverage for those who are coming to the subject of accounting and finance for the first time, at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Card & James' Business Law for Business, Accounting, & Finance Students

Author: Lee Roach

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199698058

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 848

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This text provides the most rigorous analysis of business law to students taking business and finance related courses. Building on the 30 year success of Card & James: Law for Accountancy Students, Lee Roach has taken this classic text and developed it to create a new textbook suited to today's business student.

Business Accounting and Finance in New Zealand

Author: Murray Clark,William Maguire,Tony Davies

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 9780074715758

Category: Accounting

Page: 625

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Presenting accounting and finance from the user perspective, this New Zealand adaptation is based on a new UK book which gained immediate acceptance and acclaim. Aimed at non-accounting major degree and diploma students, it introduces the core principles of accounting and finance through a toolkit of concepts and techniques.

Finance and Accounting for Business

Author: Bob Ryan

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781861529930

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 587

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Covering the major topic areas the market would expect at this level, this book does not patronise but instead allows the reader to develop their knowledge of the subject from the basis of their own experience. The text is replete with examples drawn from real cases.

Accounting and Finance

A Firm Foundation

Author: Alan Pizzey

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9780826450760

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

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This 5th edition of this textbook on accounting and finance has been restructured and rewritten. It is intended for students who are specializing in this highly technical field and is shorter, clearer and more student-friendly than previous editions.

Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists

Author: Peter Atrill,E. J. McLaney

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273716945

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 561

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Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists, sixth edition is aimed primarily at students who are not majoring in accounting or finance but who are studying introductory level accounting as part of their course.

How to Keep Score in Business

Accounting and Financial Analysis for the Non-Accountant

Author: Robert Follett

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0132849305

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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In How to Keep Score in Business, Second Edition, long-time CEO Robert Follett shows you exactly how to "keep score" in business by reading and interpreting company financials. Step by step, Follett helps you capture crucial insights buried in balance sheets, income statements, and other key reports. Follett shows how to apply core tools for analyzing financial reports and investment opportunities, and demystifies key accounting terms every business decision-maker and investor needs to know. You'll learn how to uncover a company's true financial position through its balance sheet and income statements–and identify crucial information those documents may not be showing. Follett demonstrates how to use modern ROI tools to evaluate performance or analyze potential investments; how to track ongoing changes in a company's financial position; how to build cash flow budgets for more effective planning; and how to use common analysis ratios (without misusing them). Practical from start to finish, this fully updated book won't transform you into an accountant–but it will help you work more confidently with financial professionals, make smarter business decisions, and choose better investments.

Accounting and Business Economics

Insights from National Traditions

Author: Yuri Biondi,Stefano Zambon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113620900X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 536

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The recent financial crisis has sparked debates surrounding the nature and role of accounting in informing capital markets and regulatory bodies about the financial performance and position of a firm. These debates have drawn attention to the broader implications of accounting for the economy and society. Accounting and Business Economics brings together leading international scholars to examine the current state of accounting theory and its fundamental connection with the economics and finance of firms, viewing the business entity from not only accounting, but also national, economic, social, political, juridical, anthropological, and moral points of view.