Accounting for Non-Accounting Students 9th Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
John R. Dyson / Ellie Franklin  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
9
Language
English
Total pages
544
Pub.-date
April 2017
ISBN13
9781292128979
ISBN
1292128976
Related Titles



Description

Accounting for Non-Accounting Students delivers a highly accessible and comprehensive guide for those who have had little to no previous knowledge of accounting. Using clear and non-technical language alongside companion illustrations, up-to-date articles and questions, it offers the essentials that will enable users to grasp the rules of accounting and advance in their careers or studies.

Features

 This book contains many pedagogical and design features to help provide a supported and engaging learning experience:

·    Special introductions that provide context and explains to non-accountants why the respective chapter is important

·    A full-colour design that helps to enliven the text without distracting from the substantial information

·    Contemporary news stories and news clips that opens up each new chapter and section to provide you with examples of relevant issues that accountants face

Comprehensive examples and ‘key points’ sections to get you thinking

·    Chapters conclude with 'Check your learning' sections which have numerous quizzes and questions to help you periodically recap on your learning

 

Alongside the book, lecturers have access to a lecturer resource centre which provides an instructor’s manual and PowerPoint slides. To download these visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/dyson 

 

New to this Edition

This ninth edition incorporates the highly regarded trademarks of past editions with amended and re-structured chapters, contemporary material and features including:

  • Updated Terminology and financial statements formats in line with international standards
  •  The addition of new and up-to-date articles to make the ninth edition more contemporary and relevant
  • Real company financial  information and the use of  the same company examples to provide continuity
  • Chapter 9 featuring coverage of fraud
  • New simplified structure of Chapter 10 to make understanding ratios much easier, with the focus on a smaller number of key ratios

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Publisher’s acknowledgements

List of Abbreviations

 

Part 1 Introduction to accounting
1 Accounting and the business world
2 Accounting rules and regulations

 

Part 2 Financial accounting
3 Recording data
4 Sole trader accounts
5 Company accounts
6 Other entity accounts
7 Statement of cash flows
Case studies

 

Part 3 Financial reporting
8 The annual report
9 The annual accounts
10 Interpretation of accounts
11 Contemporary issues
Case studies

 

Part 4 Management Accounting
12 Foundations
13 Direct costs
14 Indirect costs
15 Budgeting
16 Standard costing
17 Contribution analysis
18 Decision making
19 Capital investment
20 Emerging issues
Case studies

 

Appendices
Index

Back Cover

"The structure, style and ease of reading are perfect. The subject matter is brought to life through the use of a solid theoretical background in combination with well- chosen contemporary business scenarios and cases. The approach, in addition to the signposting, makes this book ideal for a wide range of students studying at an introductory or advanced level" Gervase Tyson, Director of Undergraduate Business Programmes, University of Cumbria

 

 

Accounting for Non-Accounting Students delivers a highly accessible and comprehensive guide for those who have had little to no previous knowledge of accounting. Using clear and non-technical language alongside companion illustrations, up-to-date articles and questions, it offers the essentials that will enable users to grasp the rules of accounting and advance in their careers or studies.

 

Key features:

·    Special introductions that provide context and explains to non-accountants why the respective chapter is important

·    A full-colour design that helps to enliven the text without distracting from the substantial information

·    Contemporary news stories and news clips that opens up each new chapter and section to provide you with examples of relevant issues that accountants face

·    Comprehensive examples and ‘key points’ sections to get you thinking

·    Chapters conclude with 'Check your learning' sections which have numerous quizzes and questions to help you periodically recap on your learning

 

 

This ninth edition incorporates the highly regarded trademarks of past editions with amended and re-structured chapters, contemporary material and features including:

  • Updated Terminology and financial statements formats in line with international standards
  •  The addition of new and up-to-date articles to make the ninth edition more contemporary and relevant
  • Real company financial  information and the use of  the same company examples to provide continuity
  • Chapter 9 featuring coverage of fraud
  • New simplified structure of Chapter 10 to make understanding ratios much easier, with the focus on a smaller number of key ratios

 Visit the new Accounting for Non-Accounting Students companion website at www.pearsoned.co.uk/dyson to access a comprehensive range of student-learning resources, including additional questions, web links for further reading and a glossary of key terms.

 

John R. Dyson was formerly Director of Studies of the Heriot-Watt University Management Programme, Edinburgh

Ellie Franklin  is qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Audit and Finance at Middlesex University, London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author

John R. Dyson was formerly Director of Studies of the Heriot-Watt University Management Programme, Edinburgh

 

Ellie Franklin  is qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Audit and Finance at Middlesex University, London