Financial Accounting for Decision Makers
Pack with Student Access Card
By Peter Atrill & Eddie McLaney
Financial Times - Prentice Hall
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
461 Pages, Illustrated
$99.50 paper original
A comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the subject, Financial Accounting for Decision Makers focuses on the ways in which financial statements and information can be used to improve the quality of decision making.Contents
By introducing topics gradually and explaining technical terminology in a clear, friendly style, the authors cater both for accounting students, and for those studying entry-level accounting within another field. A practical emphasis throughout the book ensures that the material is always relevant and suitable to the decision makers of the future.
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How to use this book
- Introduction to accounting
- Measuring and reporting financial position
- Measuring and reporting financial performance
- Accounting for limited companies (1)
- Accounting for limited companies (2)
- Measuring and reporting cash flows
- Analysing and interpreting financial statements (1)
- Analysing and interpreting financial statements (2)
- Reporting the financial results of groups of companies
- Governing a company
Appendix A Recording financial transactions.
Appendix B Glossary of key terms
Appendix C Solutions to self-assessment questions
Appendix D Solutions to review questions
Appendix E Solutions to selected exercises
- Interactive 'open-learning' style, ideal for self-study, encourages you to check your progress continually.
- Fully integrated coverage of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
- Numerous activities and exercises enable you to constantly test your understanding and reinforce learning.
- Newly expanded coverage of the analysis and interpretation of financial statements reinforces the decision-making focus.
- NEW chapter on corporate governance outlines the issues and potential problems inherent to the separation of ownership of a company from day-to-day control.
- Colourful and relevant examples from the real world, including company reports and survey data, demonstrate the practical application and value of concepts and techniques learnt.
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