Accounting and Finance for Non-Specialists 11th edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Peter Atrill / Eddie McLaney  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
11
Language
English
Total pages
616
Pub.-date
November 2018
ISBN13
9781292244013
ISBN
1292244011
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The 11th edition of this market-leading text offers an accessible, effective introduction to key accounting and finance topics. With a step-by-step approach and a focus on decision making, Accounting and Finance for Non-Specialists teaches you how to apply your learning to real-world business scenarios.

 

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Features

·    Step-by-step approach helps you master different topics without technical jargon 

·    Real-world examples provide opportunities to apply and develop techniques

·    Activities and exercises integrated throughout the book help you understand the subject fully

·    Focus on decision making prepares you for careers in business

New to this Edition

·    Up-to-date coverage, including key changes to IFRS Standards and the Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting

·    A greater number of activities

·    New and updated real world cases help you to understand the theory in practice

·    Increased emphasis on critical thinking – so important to employers

·    Revised coverage of small business finance

 

Table of Contents

Preface xv

Acknowledgements xvii

1 Introduction to accounting and finance 1

Part One FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 29

2 Measuring and reporting financial position 30

3 Measuring and reporting financial performance 74

4 Accounting for limited companies 115

5 Measuring and reporting cash flows 164

6 Analysing and interpreting financial statements 196

Part Two MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 247

7 The relevance and behaviour of costs 248

8 Full costing 287

9 Budgeting 329

Part Three FINANCE 367

10 Making capital investment decisions 368

11 Financing a business 410

12 Managing working capital 458

Appendix A: Glossary of key terms 506

Appendix B: Solutions to self-assessment questions 519

Appendix C: Solutions to critical review questions 534

Appendix D: Solutions to selected exercises 546

Appendix E: Present value table 574

Index 576

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The 11th edition of this market-leading text offers an accessible, effective introduction to key accounting and finance topics. With a focus on decision making, Accounting and Finance for Non-Specialists teaches you how to apply your learning to real-world business scenarios.

 

Key Features

·    Step-by-step approach helps you master different topics without technical jargon 

·    Real-world examples provide opportunities to apply and develop techniques

·    Activities and exercises integrated throughout the book help you understand the subject fully

·    Focus on decision making prepares you for careers in business

 

New to this edition

·    Up-to-date coverage, including key changes to IFRS Standards and the Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting

·    A greater number of activities

·    New and updated real world cases help you to understand the theory in practice

·    Increased emphasis on critical thinking – so important to employers

·    Revised coverage of small business finance

 

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Peter Atrill is a freelance academic and author who has worked with leading institutions in the UK, Europe and SE Asia. He was previously Head of Accounting and Law and Head of Business and Management at the Plymouth University Business School.

Eddie McLaney is Visiting Fellow in Accounting and Finance at Plymouth University.

 

 

 

 

Author

Peter Atrill is a freelance academic and author who has worked with leading institutions in the UK, Europe and SE Asia. He was previously Head of Accounting and Law and Head of Business and Management at the Plymouth University Business School.

 

Eddie McLaney is Visiting Fellow in Accounting and Finance at Plymouth University.