About the Book :
Accountancy for Non-Specialists is a resource for professionals and non professionals who are familiar with accounting practices but have never received training. As well as a thorough treatment of core material on financial and management accounting, this book provides coverage of other important topics such as the regulatory framework, corporate governance, creative accounting, international accounting and strategic management accounting. The text blends theory and practice by stressing the underlying concepts and context of accounting and supplemented by working examples to illustrate key issues.
About the Author :
Michael Jones, Cardiff Business School, UK
Interesting Facts :
Good blend of theory and practiceWorked examples supplemented by explanationTwo colour textNovel material eg regulatory framework, creative accounting and international accountingComprehensive chapter on financial statement analysisInnovative presentations with the use of boxes, diagrams, quotations, graphs and real-life examplesA first rate author who has taught financial accounting for 18 years from introductory level to final year degree.
About the AuthorAbout the Book: Background, The Market, Scope, Coverage, Special Features.AcknowledgmentsDedicationIntroduction to AccountingSection A: Financial Accounting: The TechniquesThe Accounting BackgroundRecording: Double-Entry BookkeepingMain Financial Statements: The Profit and Loss AccountMain Financial Statements: The Balance SheetPreparing the Financial StatementsPartnerships and Limited CompaniesMain Financial Statements: The Cash Flow StatementInterpretation of AccountsSection B: Financial Accounting: The ContextRegulatory and Conceptual FrameworksMeasurement SystemsThe Annual ReportCreative AccountingInternational AccountingSection C: Management AccountingIntroduction to Management AccountingCostingPlanning and Control: BudgetingPlanning and Control: Standard CostingShort-Term Decision MakingStrategic Management AccountingLong-Term Decision Making: Capital Investment AppraisalThe Management of Working Capital and Sources of FinanceIndex