Accounting for Business

Author: Peter Scott

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198719868

Category: Accounting

Page: 560

View: 3787

This textbook is a refreshingly clear introduction to the core accounting topics that non-specialist students need to master. Designed to help students learn key principles, reinforce understanding, and apply accounting concepts to real business decisions, it is an ideal first stepping stone into the world of accounting. Peter Scott's Accounting for Business:· Offers full coverage of key accounting concepts in an authoritative mannerwhilst remaining sensitive to the needs of non-specialist students in employing an excellent writing style and clarity of explanation;· Firmly sets accounting principles in context through a varietyof newspaper articles and online media to help students understand the relevance of accounting to a variety of business professions;· Uses running examples across Financial and Management Accounting so students can strengthen their understanding of the material covered as the author regularly reviews and recaps information;· Is a complete solution to teaching accounting, offering a brand new online learning and assessment tool, Dashboard. The Dashboard courseoffers a test bank of over 500 ready-to-use questions, tailored specifically to this text, which can be automatically graded to cut down time spent marking.· Dashboard also offers students numerousopportunities to revisit, reinforce and revise their understanding, through the provision of an online workbook fully integrated with the chapter material.

Finance and Accounting for Business

Author: Bob Ryan

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781861529930

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 587

View: 6091

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 for Business

Author: David Harvey,Edward McLaney,Peter Atrill

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136006974

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

View: 934

'Accounting for Business' is ideal for undergraduate students on business and accounting courses who need to understand the nuts and bolts of financial accounting. This popular textbook has always enjoyed a deserved reputation for accessibility and thoroughness. Now in its third edition, its contents have been fully updated and restructured to make them even easier to use. Readers will benefit from the coverage of current accounting practices and legislation, in addition to the range of worked examples and self-test activities throughout the book. 'Accounting for Business' clearly explains accounting information's role in making sound business decisions and focuses upon the aspects of accounting practice which are most relevant to the non-specialist manager. It is ideal for first year undergraduates of business studies, higher students and those pursuing professional accountancy qualifications. This third edition has been restructured, to further enhance its 'student centred' approach. The content has now been broken down into 25 roughly equivalent 'bite-sized' individual study topics. Each of these requires 6 hours of study time, enabling this book to support a full scale semester course with two topics a week, or a full year course at one topic a week. Includes a wide selection of topical case studies, with a broad spread of international examples.

Management Accounting for Business

Author: Colin Drury

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844801527

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 549

View: 8154

Aimed at non-accounting management students, this textbook offers a thorough introduction to management accounting, approaching the subject from a managerial perspective, without sacrificing accuracy or detail.

Accounting for Business Studies

Author: Aneirin Owen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113643139X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 2489

Businesses are complex, and, as a result, teachers face a difficult task developing students' understanding of how they work, especially in the global context. Accounting for Business Studies helps teachers focus on modern commercial issues and integrates accounting into business and management studies. This book includes: * A business perspective rather than an accounting perspective * e-business, including case studies * Globalisation, including case studies * Business skills, like interpretation, analysis and communication * IT integrated into specific business situations * Includes models such as Porter's Five Forces, Supply Chain, Product Life Cycle

Accounting for Business

What the Numbers Mean and how to Use Them

Author: Jack Sands

Publisher: Arena Books Inc.

ISBN: 9780970246127

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 309

View: 5313

A user-friendly guide for managers, investors and students of business who want to be able to read, understand, interpret and use accounting information, without learning to be accountants. It describes in non-technical language everything a business person needs to know about how the numbers are created, what they mean and how they can be used. BUS001000

CCH Accounting for Business Combinations, Goodwill, and Other Intangible Assets

Author: Benjamin S. Neuhausen,Rosemary Schlank,Ronald G. Pippin

Publisher: CCH

ISBN: 9780808091134

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 521

View: 572

CCH Accounting for Business Combinations, Goodwill, and Other Intangible Assets offers practical guidance on accounting for business combinations, as well as intangible assets and goodwill under both U.S. and international accounting standards. It covers a broad range of transactions, including: acquisitions of businesses by acquiring assets or stock; acquisitions of minority interests; leveraged buyouts; reverse acquisitions; rollup transactions; and transfers and exchanges between companies under common control. This comprehensive resource draws on a variety of accounting literature to amplify the text of FASB Statements No. 141, Business Combinations, and No. 142, Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets, for U.S. standards, and International Financial Reporting Standard 3, Business Combinations, and International Accounting Standard 38, Intangible Assets, for international standards, as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board. It provides professionals with a practical reference resource by selectively combining information from the official text of these statements, along with information drawn from the rules and releases of the SEC, consensuses of the FASBs Emerging Issues Task Force and the International Financial Reporting Committee, and lessons learned from leading accounting practitioners.

Managerial Accounting for Business Decisions

Author: Ray Proctor

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273717553

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 567

View: 6195

Focussing squarely on the needs of today’s business and non-specialist accounting students, the aim of this book is to set management accounting into a contemporary real world context, helping students to apply the theories they learn to management situations and to use clear thinking to obtain the best financial outcome. Proctor will assist the reader in the core areas of understanding the principles of management accounting, mastering the numerical aspects of the subject, interpreting the results and understanding the contribution management accounting can make to the management process. Frequently praised for the quality and clarity of writing, this book combines appropriate depth of coverage with a manageable size and a clear and uncluttered layout. It takes an explicitly managerial and practitioner perspective throughout and features really strong application to the real business world.

Accounting for Business: An Introduction

Author: Stephen Marley,Jeffrey Pedersen

Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU

ISBN: 1442535342

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 873

View: 8365

Accounting for Business: An Introduction, second edition, has been thoroughly revised to provide vocational students with a comprehensive overview of key financial principles. Its business-oriented focus combined with a clear, concise writing style – an approach proven successful in the first edition – helps students gain competency in preliminary accounting concepts and applications in a practical way. Students will learn the principles that underpin the recording and control of business transactions. They will also learn how to build an accounting system for commercial businesses, ranging from the smallest enterprise to a larger trading business.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR BUSINESS MANAGERS, Fifth Edition

Author: ASISH K. BHATTACHARYYA

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120352858

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 800

View: 9865

Primarily intended for the first course in financial accounting for the postgraduate students of management, this systematically organized text discusses the essential concepts, principles and methods of financial accounting. It covers all important financial concepts and corporate financial reporting practices. The book, in its Fifth Edition, includes Revised Schedule III to the Companies Act, 2013, which provides Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account Format. Besides, more illustrations have been provided for easy grasping of the concept. The Schedule VI has also been explained at the appropriate places. While the emphasis throughout is given on the fundamentals, the book also skilfully analyzes advanced topics such as financial instruments, earnings management, internal control and internal audit, business combination and the logit model.

Accounting for Business Combinations

Should Pooling be Eliminated? : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session, May 4, 2000

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business enterprises

Page: 147

View: 7104

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

View: 8705

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.

Accounting for Business

Author: Peter Atrill,David Harvey,E. J. McLaney

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750619486

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 434

View: 9692

This core undergraduate textbook has been fully updated in line with current accounting practices and legislation. * Offers flexible usage to lecturers and students - designed to support a lecture programme or more independent training * Student centred and tested with students * Includes worked examples and self-testing activities throughout * Objectives and summaries included in each chapter. Accounting for Business has been written for the business studies student who needs to study accounting but does not necessarily wish to specialize in the subject. To achieve a thorough understanding of business, the role of accounting information in order to make rational decisions needs to be fully appreciated. The authors concentrate on those aspects of accounting practice which are most relevant to the non-specialist manager. Ideal for first year undergraduates of business studies and BTEC Higher students, and recommended by the Open Learning Foundation as core reading for its Accounting module. Accounting for Business has been written for the business studies student who needs to study accounting but does not necessarily wish to specialize in the subject. To achieve a thorough understanding of business, the role of accounting information in order to make rational decisions needs to be fully appreciated. The authors concentrate on those aspects of accounting practice which are most relevant to the non-specialist manager. Ideal for first year undergraduates of business studies and BTEC Higher students, and recommended by the Open Learning Foundation as core reading for its Accounting module. A complete complementary learning package is available from the Open Learning Foundation at 24 Angel Gate, City Road, London, EC1V 2RS. Offers flexible usage to lecturers and students - designed to support a lecture programme or more independent training. Includes worked examples and self-testing activities throughout. Objectives and summaries included in each chapter.

Accounting for Business

Author: Tony Blackwood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781901888041

Category: Accounting

Page: 656

View: 6082

Accounting in Business

Author: R. J. Bull

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483105741

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 566

View: 9594

Accounting in Business, Fifth Edition provides a concise discussion of accounting concepts and integrates accounting theories to applications. The book is comprised of 20 chapters that are organized into four parts. The text first presents the scope and environment of business accounting, and then proceeds to covering the theories and practice of financial accounting. The coverage of the book includes bookkeeping; the valuation and depreciation of fixed assets; and capital structure and financial reporting. Next, the title reviews the planning and control aspects of finance, which include budgets and budgetary control; management of working capital; and performance analysis. The last part deals with the relationship between accounting and society. The book will be of great use to undergraduate students and professionals of accounting.

Financial Accounting For Dummies

Author: Maire Loughran

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118063873

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 6924

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.

Accounting for Business

An Introduction

Author: Marley & Pederson,Stephen Marley,Jeffrey Pedersen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780733977428

Category: Accounting

Page: 734

View: 1491

Accounting for Business provides a comprehensive overview of key financial principles for vocational students. Using a unique business oriented approach and clear, concise writing style, this text will help students master introductory accounting concepts in a practical way.

Accounting for business combinations

a practical and empirical comment

Author: John C. Burton

Publisher: Financial Executives Res Found

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 137

View: 4317

Accounting and Business Economics

Insights from National Traditions

Author: Yuri Biondi,Stefano Zambon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113620900X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 536

View: 6773

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.