Business Accounting Basics

Series
Financial Times
Author
Frank Wood / David Horner  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
328
Pub.-date
July 2010
ISBN13
9780273725008
ISBN
0273725009
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Description

Business Accounting Basics is the ideal introduction into the fundamentals of bookkeeping and financial accounting. The book utilises both the IFRS and IAS framework making the text accessible to students and professionals from all around the globe. Its user-friendly worked examples and clear explanations help students build their knowledge of accounting standards one step at a time. With over 250 assessment questions containing full solutions, Business Accounting Basics is the perfect introduction to Business Accounting.

Features

  • Combines academic rigour with an engaging and accessible style
  • Coverage of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Illustrations taken from real published accounts
  • Excellent range of review questions
  • Extensive references
  • A section on the Analysis of Accounts
  • A section on Accountability – includes Corporate Governance issues, Sustainability - environmental and social reporting and Ethics

New to this Edition

  • Fully updated to May 2010
  • Updated coverage of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • More examples of extracts from real financial reports
  • Selected chapters contain new additional questions and exercises

Substantial revisions to:

  • Published financial statements
  • Regulatory and Conceptual frameworks
  • Analysis of Accounts
  • Corporate governance
  • Ethical behaviour and the implication for accountants.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Double-entry bookkeeping

Chapter 3: Financial Statements

Chapter 4: Daybooks and ledgers

Chapter 5: Value added tax

Chapter 6: Capital and revenue expenditure

Chapter 7: Accounting concepts and standards

Chapter 8: Adjustments to the financial statements

Chapter 9: Bad debts and provision for doubtful debts

Chapter 10: Depreciation of non-current assets

Chapter 11: Errors and suspense accounts

Chapter 12: Control accounts

Chapter 13: Bank reconciliation statements review questions

Chapter 14: Manufacturing Accounts

Chapter 15: Limited companies

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Business Accounting Basics is the ideal introduction into the fundamentals of bookkeeping and financial accounting. The book utilises both the IFRS and IAS framework making the text accessible to students and professionals from all around the globe. Its user-friendly worked examples and clear explanations help students build their knowledge of accounting standards one step at a time. With over 250 assessment questions containing full solutions, Business Accounting Basics is the perfect introduction to Business Accounting.

Business Accounting Basics offers:

  • Easy to follow worked examples and explanations of the basics of bookkeeping
  • Logical development of the techniques used for maintaining financial accounting records
  • Full explanation on how to create financial statements for businesses
  • Clear progression throughout the text builds your knowledge of accounting standards
  • Cross referencing to the relevant and up-to-date international accounting standards
  • Over 250 assessment questions with full answers
  • Regular and comprehensive assessment questions with some full answers allow you to monitor your progress and understanding

Business Accounting Basics is ideal for a wide variety of courses in accounting and business. It is particularly useful for those studying for AAT, A level and introductory professional qualifications in financial accounting.

Author

Frank Wood is the world's best-selling author of accounting textbooks.
 
David Horner is Head of Critical Thinking at Colchester Sixth Form College.


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