By Maire Loughran

ISBN-10: 0470930659

ISBN-13: 9780470930656

Your plain-English advisor to navigating a monetary accounting course
Despite the commercial panorama and task industry, call for for accountants is still robust, and accountants will proceed to work out excessive call for for his or her companies because the economic system rebounds and companies develop. also, one of many results of the industrial downturn is a better emphasis on responsibility, transparency, and controls in monetary reporting.
With easy-to-understand motives and real-life examples, Financial Accounting For Dummies offers scholars who're learning company, finance, and accounting with the fundamental strategies, terminology, and techniques to interpret, examine, and assessment genuine company monetary statements.* Covers conventional introductory monetary accounting direction fabric* Explores suggestions accountants and different enterprise execs use to arrange studies * info mergers and acquisitions buy and pooling, unfastened money movement, and fiscal assertion analysis
Whether you're a scholar in your technique to incomes a bachelor's measure, MBA, or MAcc, Financial Accounting For Dummies delivers a wealth of knowledge to know the topic and ace the direction.

Show description

Read or Download Financial Accounting For Dummies PDF

Similar accounting books

New PDF release: Intermediate Accounting (7th Edition)

Monetary accounting is present process a interval of remarkable switch. The FASB and IASB were operating jointly to factor converged accounting criteria that may dramatically swap key reporting parts, and extra ordinarily have sought to converge accounting criteria through the years. In overdue 2011, the SEC will announce its choice on no matter if huge public businesses within the U.

New PDF release: Accounting

The authors of ACCOUNTING, 23e, remember the fact that you must locate vital info quick. This textbook makes use of an built-in studying method that can assist you entire homework and lead you to accounting mastery. construction at the authors' confirmed technique, transparent examples and high-impact writing advisor you thru the education of monetary statements because the authors artfully offer a framework for figuring out what accounting is all approximately and accounting's evolving position in company.

Additional resources for Financial Accounting For Dummies

Sample text

Once again, keep in mind that requirements may vary from school to school: • Intermediate Accounting I and II: More in-depth accounting courses than the Financial Accounting or Managerial Accounting courses. Chapter 2 : Making Mom Proud: Financial Accounting Career Options Accounting theory is taught, along with the development of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP, which I discuss in Chapter 4). • Federal Income Tax I and II: Cover both business and individual taxation. Topics include gross income, deductions, technical tax research, and types of business entities.

For financial accountants, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) started work on providing a conceptual framework — a structure of financial accounting concepts — back in the 1970s. These days, this conceptual framework is organized into Statements of Financial Accounting Concepts (CONs). The CONs cover the financial accounting topics of objectives, characteristics, elements, and financial statement measurement. Not sure what each of these terms means? I discuss this topic in detail in Chapter 6.

I have good news for computer geeks who are also interested in accounting! In the past, businesses produced paper trails that auditors, investors, and other interested parties could follow to find clues when examining the financial statements. But these days, those trails are increasingly electronic. Electronic data can be manipulated when a company’s internal controls are lacking, and the data is more difficult to track down than a piece of paper in a file cabinet. So financial accountants who are savvy in computer forensics are — and will continue to be — in high demand.

Download PDF sample

Financial Accounting For Dummies by Maire Loughran

by Kevin

Rated 4.60 of 5 – based on 47 votes