Accounting: An Introduction, 6th edition


By Eddie McLaney & Peter Atrill
October 2012
Pearson Education
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273771944
829 Pages, Illustrated
$125.00 Paper Original


Accounting: An Introduction is renowned for its clear, accessible and uncluttered style. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the main principles of financial accounting, management accounting, and the core elements of financial management. With a clear and unequivocal focus on how accounting information can be used to improve the quality of decision making by managers, combined with a strong practical emphasis, this book provides the ideal grounding for a career in management.

 

Contents:

Preface
Guided tour of the book
Guided tour of MyAccountingLab
Acknowledgements 

1. Introduction to accounting and finance 
PART ONE: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 
2. Measuring and reporting financial position 
3. Measuring and reporting financial performance 
4. Accounting for limited companies (1)
5. Accounting for limited companies (2) 
6. Measuring and reporting cash flows 
7. Analysing and interpreting financial statements 

PART TWO: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 
8. Relevant costs for decision making
9. Cost-volume-profit analysis 
10. Full costing 
11. Costing and performance evaluation in a competitive environment 
12. Budgeting 
13. Accounting for control

PART THREE: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 
14. Making capital investment decisions 
15. Financing a business 
16. Managing a working capital

PART FOUR: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
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 
Appendix F Present value table 

Index

 




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