Accounting and Finance for Business

Series
Financial Times
Author
Geoff Black / Mahmoud Al-Kilani  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
536
Pub.-date
May 2013
ISBN13
9780273773948
ISBN
0273773941
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Accounting and Finance for Business provides a comprehensive coverage for those who are coming to the subject of accounting and finance for the first time, at either undergraduate or postgraduate level. With many case studies using real-life companies across a range of industries and countries, the text brings the subject to life by applying theory to practice wherever possible. The authors have adopted a very clear writing style – avoiding jargon wherever possible – and the many illustrations serve to make the text clear and accessible. Current topics such as Environmental Accounting have been included to ensure the text’s relevance to contemporary university accounting and finance courses.

 

 

Key features:

 

  • Includes nearly 500 questions and three complete practice exam papers
  • A running case study to link theory to practice
  • Many fully worked exercises showing step-by-step how to solve problems
  • QR codes used throughout to give you fast access to relevant web materials
  • Focuses on 'real world' international case studies, examples include Tesco, Facebook, Puma, Groupon and Walmart
  • Includes chapters on Decision Making, Environmental Accounting and Contemporary Issues in Finance
  • Fully up-dated in line with current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

 

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Features

  • Includes nearly 500 questions and three complete practice exam papers
  • A running case study to link theory to practice
  • Many fully worked exercises showing step-by-step how to solve problems
  • QR codes used throughout to give you fast access to relevant web materials
  • Focuses on 'real world' international case studies, examples include Tesco, Facebook, Puma, Groupon and Walmart
  • Includes chapters on Decision Making, Environmental Accounting and Contemporary Issues in Finance
  • Fully up-dated in line with current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Table of Contents

  • The background to accounting
  • Recording financial transactions
  • Applying controls and concepts to financial information
  • The profit and loss account and balance sheet
  • Assets and liabilities
  • Accounting and financing of multi-owner organisations
  • Incomplete records and not-for-profits
  • Cash flow statements
  • Making sense of financial statements       
  • An introduction to management accounting
  • Absorption costing and marginal costing
  • Product costing
  • Break-even and cost-volume-profit analysis
  • Budgeting , including standard costing
  • Investment appraisal
  • Decision-making
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Contemporary Issues in Finance

Back Cover

Accounting and Finance for Business provides a comprehensive coverage for those who are coming to the subject of accounting and finance for the first time, at either undergraduate or postgraduate level. With many case studies using real-life companies across a range of industries and countries, the text brings the subject to life by applying theory to practice wherever possible. The authors have adopted a very clear writing style – avoiding jargon wherever possible – and the many illustrations serve to make the text clear and accessible. Current topics such as Environmental Accounting have been included to ensure the text’s relevance to contemporary university accounting and finance courses.

 

 

Key features:

 

  • Includes nearly 500 questions and three complete practice exam papers
  • A running case study to link theory to practice
  • Many fully worked exercises showing step-by-step how to solve problems
  • Smartphone friendly, using QR codes throughout to give you fast access to relevant web materials
  • Focuses on 'real world' international case studies, examples include Tesco, Facebook, Puma, Groupon and Walmart
  • Includes chapters on Decision Making, Environmental Accounting and Contemporary Issues in Finance
  • Fully up-dated in line with current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

 

Need extra support?
This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyAccountingLab.

 

This title can be supported by MyAccountingLab, an online homework and tutorial system which can be fully integrated into an instructor's course.

 
You can benefit from MyAccountingLab at a reduced price by purchasing a pack containing a copy of the book and an access card for MyAccountingLab: Accounting and Finance for Business with MyAccountingLab access card, 1/e (ISBN 9780273774051). Alternatively, buy access to MyAccountingLab and the eText – an online version of the book - online at www. MyAccountingLab.com.

 

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Geoff Black is a chartered accountant and lecturer whose career has combined senior professional and academic positions. A very experienced author and examiner; he is currently a principal lecturer in a UK university.

 

Mahmoud Al-Kilani is Principal Lecturer in a UK University and a Visiting Lecturer in a number of European Universities. He has published articles and chapters in both journals and textbooks and has extensive practitioner, consultancy and external examining experience. He has developed innovative courses for the Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE), including 2 year fast-track degrees.

 

 


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