Introduction to Financial Accounting

Author: Andrew Thomas,Anne Marie Ward

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 9780077163884

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 809

View: 6499

The new eighth edition of 'Introduction to Financial Accounting' has been fully revised and updated to provide comprehensive, contemporary coverage whilst retaining its highly valued short, student friendly chapters and practical content. This essential text intergrated with the lastes accounting standards and is packed with real world examples and exercises to keep students engaged in this dynamic field.

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Author: Andrew Thomas,Anne Marie Ward

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780077138448

Category:

Page: 872

View: 8375

The new seventh edition of Introduction to Financial Accounting by Andrew Thomas and Anne Marie Ward has been fully revised and updated to reflect the very latest developments in this dynamic field and offers contemporary and comprehensive coverage of Financial Accounting today.

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Author: Andrew Thomas,Anne Marie Ward

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780077122805

Category: Accounting

Page: 746

View: 7498

The sixth edition of Introduction to Financial Accounting has been fully revised and updated to provide comprehensive coverage of accounting in the 21st century. Retaining its short, student-friendly chapters and practical approach, it's an essential text for students studying accounting for the first time.

Business Accounting

Author: Jill Collis,Andrew Holt,Roger Hussey

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 1137521503

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

View: 2352

Business Accounting has been developed specifically for the needs of non-specialist students studying accounting as part of another degree. The authors explain the key concepts clearly and concisely, using examples, cases and real company data to contextualise the theory. Ethics, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility is given more prominence in this new edition and a new chapter on the statement of cash flows has been added. The number of questions in the book and online has been increased substantially to provide students with more opportunity to test their understanding and provide lecturers with more materials to perform assessments.

Introduction to Business Law

Author: Lucy Jones

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198766262

Category:

Page: 704

View: 5090

The bestselling textbook in this subject area, Introduction to Business Law introduces students to the core legal areas relevant to the world of business and work. Known for its visual approach and engaging writing style, the book features over 90 full colour diagrams to illustrate complex issues, while practical examples and case studies are included throughout to put the law into context. The book contains a chapter on study skills and revision, guiding business students on how to tackle legal exam questions and how to approach case law and statutes. At the end of each chapter students can practise applying their knowledge and legal skills by answering sample essay and problem questions. Further guidance on these can be found on the Online Resource Centre, which features resources for students and lecturers: Student resources - Multiple choice questions with instant feedback - Suggested answers to end-of-chapter questions - Flashcard glossary of key terms - Exam tips and advice - Chapter summary documents Lecturer resources - Additional assignment questions - Group exercises - PowerPoint slides for each chapter - Research exercises

Financial Accounting Theory

Author: Craig Deegan

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Australia

ISBN: 174307462X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 3033

The much anticipated fourth edition of Craig Deegan's Financial Accounting Theory delivers authoritative and completely up to date material with the discussion of both existing theories and newer theories that have surfaced as financial reporting has become more international. This edition includes a new selection of modern 'Accounting Headlines' which provide current examples of organisations and individuals putting accounting theory into practice in both local and global settings. Financial Accounting Theory covers additional topics such as critical perspectives, public sector accounting and fair value. Workflows and processes are presented using enhanced visual charts to help demonstrate how accounting works in practice. Deegan presents the concepts in a clear and straightforward style, while challenging students to think critically about the range of accounting theories. Financial Accounting Theory provides a sound basis for readers contemplating further research and develops habits of analytical reasoning and critical thinking.

Financial Accounting 6th Edition

An International Introduction

Author: David Alexander,Christopher Nobes

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292103019

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 2222

'This book will be welcomed by students and academics alike. The text is easy to read and well laid out, the case studies are very helpful, and it is supplemented by a good range of quality supporting material' Christopher Coles, Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Glasgow ‘A hugely enjoyable and informative book with an international focus’ Eleimon Gonis, University of the West of England, Bristol Financial Accounting is the ideal book for anyone with little prior knowledge or who is new to this subject area. The book retains the clear writing style and unique international focus which led to the success of previous editions. This approach enables the teaching of financial accounting in a way that is not country-specific. This fully updated text uses the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as its framework to explain key concepts and practices while linking them with contemporary real-life examples from around the world. What’s new! Fully updated to reflect the extensive changes that have occurred in the three years since writing the fifth edition; Expanded discussion of accounting by SMEs and partnerships (Chapter 4); New discussion on capital maintenance (Chapter 8); Added material on integrated reporting and sustainability (Chapter 6); Expanded discussion of revenue recognition, including reference to IFRS 15 (Chapter 8). The text is ideal for undergraduates and MBA students worldwide taking a first course in financial accounting. Visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/alexander to find valuable online resources for both students and lecturers, including an instructor’s manual and full set of power point slides. David Alexander is Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of Birmingham Business School, England. Christopher Nobes is Professor of Accounting at Royal Holloway, University of London, England. He is also Professor at the University of Sydney, and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian Business School. From 1993 to 2001 he was a member of the board of the International Accounting Standards Committee.

Business Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists

Author: Catherine Gowthorpe

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844802005

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 654

View: 8304

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.

Financial Accounting, Reporting, and Analysis

Author: Jennifer Maynard

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198745311

Category:

Page: 936

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Are you looking for an engaging, decision-focussed approach to financial reporting that encourages students to develop their interpretative skills? Building on the success of the first edition, this textbook takes a 'how, why, what' approach to financial accounting, interwoven in each chapter. From chapter one, students understand how financial information is prepared and presented, why it is prepared and presented in this way, and what the resulting financial information means for users. Designed for students taking a step beyond their introductory financial accounting training, the textbook equips them with all the key tools they will require when they enter professional practice. Reflective of the latest International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Accounting Standards (IAS), this textbook delivers concise, clear explanations of all the key issues in accounting standards that students need to know. Content maps to professional accounting body syllabi, making this the perfect choice for accounting courses which offer exemptions. Chapters are rich with 3 types of examples to enhance understanding: - Illustrative examples of real-world situations; - Worked examples demonstrating the calculation of figures required for financial statements; - Extracts from company annual reports demonstrate how the theory relates to financial reporting in practice. More engaging, more balanced, and more applied than other offerings, this is exactly the textbook your financial reporting students need! An extensive Online Resource Centre accompanies the textbook and includes: For students: DT Solutions to all the end-of-chapter questions in the book including walkthroughs of solutions to key questions; DT Additional graded questions including professional body questions; DT Additional interpretative case studies based on real-life companies; DT A guided tour through a company report DT Specific study skills tips for accounting students For lecturers: DT Customisable PowerPoint slides DT Solutions to all the additional online questions DT Outline solutions to the interpretative case studies DT Group discussion questions

Accounting and Finance: An Introduction 9th edition

Author: Eddie McLaney,Peter Atrill

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292204508

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 904

View: 3740

Accounting and Finance: An Introduction, now in its ninth edition, contains all the information you need to start your business career. With its use of practical techniques and real-world examples, this best-selling text teaches you the basics of understanding and using financial information. This comprehensive guide covers financial accounting, management accounting and financial management in a single text, and provides you with the tools to make informed, successful business decisions. New to this Edition · Latest revisions to the IASB’s Conceptual framework and to the UK Corporate Governance Code · Expanded coverage of relevant costs for decision making · More activities throughout the text to encourage student interaction and to develop critical thinking. · New real world examples to illustrate accounting concepts and techniques · Expanded coverage of finance for smaller businesses Eddie McLaney was formerly Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Plymouth Universal Business School. Peter Atrill is a freelance academic and author who has worked with leading institutions in the UK, Europe and SE Asia. He was previously Head of Accounting and law and Head of Business and Management at the Plymouth University Business School.

Financial Accounting and Reporting

Author: John McKeith,Bill Collins

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 9780077138363

Category: Accounting

Page: 784

View: 2672

The second edition of Financial Accounting and Reporting by John McKeith and Bill Collins has beenfully updated to reflect the latest International Accounting Standards as well as explaining the effects ofexposure drafts in issue. The text takes an uncomplicated, practical approach to intermediate level financialaccounting, offering a manageable way to master the subject one step at a time.

Introduction to Accounting

Author: Pru Marriott,J R Edwards,Howard J Mellett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761970385

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

View: 6838

The fully revised and updated Third Edition of this textbook provides an accessible introduction to accounting for students coming to the subject for the first time. It embraces the basic techniques and underlying theoretical concepts in accounting and shows how these are applied in various circumstances. This New Edition incorporates major changes which improve and update the previous edition. It can be easily used by students working on their own, as well as in a classroom environment. It provides: - Fully illustrated & worked examples - Student Activities - End of chapter questions, many of which have been taken from major accounting examination bodies. -The solutions to all activities are given at the end of each chapter, and answers to the end of chapter questions are also supplied. Introduction to Accounting is an essential textbook for undergraduate accounting students. It is designed to meet the needs of both the non-specialist and those intending to specialise in accounting at undergraduate and also postgraduate levels. The Solutions Manual will be available via the SAGE website.

Introductory Financial Accounting And Reporting

Author: Smith, Barry

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335241255

Category: Education

Page: 178

View: 547

Introductory Financial Accounting is a short revision text presenting the essentials that students have to learn to pass their first financial accounting module. The topics have been chosen by assessing how likely they are to appear in the exam. This is the second book in the Essential Revision in a Hurry series.

Accounting for Business

Author: Peter Scott

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198719868

Category: Accounting

Page: 560

View: 3873

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.

An Introduction to Accounting

Author: James Gachihi,David Spurling

Publisher: Arima Pub

ISBN: 9781845491437

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 227

View: 6739

Accounting is a central function in businesses today. This book serves as an introductory companion to those pursuing courses in accountancy by simplifying this important business function. It features: ?Worked examples in each chapter taking the learner through the various stages of preparing accounts ?Revision questions that can be used to ground ideas that have been learned in the chapters tackled ?A coherent flow that allows the learner to build on previous ideas. ?Powerful examples that are not easily forgotten ?Simple expressions that allow each learner to experience accounting The authors have taken particular care to ensure that each accounting idea is explained exhaustively and supported by worked examples. This book will therefore serve as an important stepping stone to understanding and applying accounting concepts. James Gachihi is a qualified accountant and is currently Business development manager for Learning Through Cooperation, David Spurling is the founder of Learning Through Cooperation. They are also co-writers of Principles of Business and Management also published by Abramis.

Management Accounting

Information for Managing and Creating Value

Author: Carlos Correia

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe

ISBN: 9780077116903

Category: Managerial accounting

Page: 1168

View: 2499

This new Southern African edition of Kim Langfield-Smith and Helen Thorne's best-selling Australian Management Accounting text explains the contemporary role of management accounting in organisations - supporting a company's quest for enhancing shareholder and customer value. The effective management of resources, both financial and non-financial, is essential to creating value. Retaining the strategic approach and comprehensive coverage but thoroughly adapted for Southern Africa, Management Accounting Southern African edition is suitable for the one- or two-semester undergraduate course, and is ideal for use over two years of study.

Cost Management

Strategies for Business Decisions

Author: Marc Wouters,Ronald W. Hilton,Frank H. Selto,Michael W. Maher

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780077132392

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 896

View: 3104

This book is an adaptation of the successful US text "Cost Management" by Hilton, Maher and Selto, written specifically for an international audience. Major improvements include: Diverse and truly international examples of organizations - Examples used throughout the book are from all over the world and represent manufacturing, retail, not-for-profit, and service firms in many different countries. Completely restructured and rewritten text - The book has been rewritten, restructured and also shortened significantly to align content closer with international courses. Integral use of spreadsheets - Spreadsheet software is used for explaining techniques and making applications more realistic. In depth research - Summaries of international research studies that address important cost management issues have been updated and more references to recent research findings have been added. Intuitive explanation of accounting - The authors show directly how events impact the balance sheet and profit and loss account

Introduction to Accounting & Finance

Author: Geoff Black

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9781408216293

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 275

View: 7374

Introduction to Accounting and Finance has been written to offer as clear an explanation as possible of a subject that many students find demanding. Avoiding any unnecessary technical detail, it nonetheless covers all key areas in a student-friendly manner, reinforced by a wealth of practical illustrations and questions.

Management Accounting

Author: John Burns,Martin Quinn,Liz Warren,Joao Oliveira

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe

ISBN: 9780077121617

Category: Cost accounting

Page: 642

View: 3984

Suitable for students studying both traditional and new Management Accounting techniques, this text takes its readers beyond just the traditional accounting techniques, to place accounting information and the role of the Management Accountant in a broader organizational context.

Financial Accounting

An Introduction

Author: Pauline Weetman

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292086742

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 540

View: 8860

Financial Accounting An Introduction Pauline Weetman seventh edition The seventh edition of this well-respected and fully updated text retains all of the features that have contributed to the book’s popularity: focus on the accounting equation, student activities and real-life commentaries throughout each chapter, a clear and accessible writing style, and inclusion of real-world case studies. With a strong emphasis on the Conceptual Framework of the International Accounting Standards Board, Financial Accounting: An Introduction guides students in understanding the ‘why’ and not just the ‘what’ of financial accounting. Key features: New case studies containing examples from real-world companies New coverage on fair value throughout New coverage of the Strategic Report and Directors’ Report Focuses on specific knowledge outcomes, with end-of-chapter self-evaluation Questions are graded according to difficulty to test student understanding Definitions and terminology is fully in-line with the revised IASB Conceptual Framework Experience-driven conversations between two managers are included throughout, providing a practical examination of real life scenarios Financial Accounting: An Introduction is aimed at first-level undergraduates on business studies degrees taking introductory financial accounting classes; first-level specialist accounting undergraduate students; introductory core accounting for MBA and postgraduate specialist Masters students, focusing on analysis through the accounting equation and a questioning approach to problem solving; and professional courses where accounting is introduced for the first time. “MyAccountingLab advert” Pauline Weetman BA, BSc (Econ), PhD, CA, FRSE, is Professor Emerita of Accounting at the University of Edinburgh, and has extensive experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, with previous chairs held at Stirling, Heriot-Watt, Strathclyde and Glasgow Universities. She received the Distinguished Academic Award of the British Accounting Association in 2005. She has convened the examining board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and was formerly Director of Research at ICAS.