Accounting: An Introduction
Pack with Student Access Card
By Eddie McLaney & Peter Atrill
Financial Times - Prentice Hall
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
799 Pages, Illustrated, 7 1/2" x 10 1/2"
$117.50 paper original
Accounting: An Introduction 4th edition 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.
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. Managing in a competitive environment
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 selected exercises
Appendix E Present value table
Now supported by the comprehensive MyAccountingLab resource.
- Now supported by the comprehensive MyAccountingLab resource.
- Lively and relevant examples from the real world demonstrate the practical application and value of concepts and techniques learnt.
- Interactive ‘open-learning’ style is ideal for self-study.
- Decision-making focus on the use of accounting information rather than its preparation is highly appropriate for tomorrow’s business managers.
- Fully incorporates International Financial Reporting Standards, which are crucial in the European and world business arena.
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