Providing a wealth of up-to-date local and international examples, Contemporary Accounting provides students with an engaging introduction to modern accounting principles, issues and practices. It covers the requirements of a one-semester course at the undergraduate and MBA levels for both accounting and non-accounting majors, providing a clear understanding of financial statements through clearly identified learning objectives and key concepts. While being easy to read and understand, students will also benefit from the comprehensive glossary. Maintaining its student-friendly worksheet-based approach to the teaching of introductory accounting, this latest edition has been comprehensively revised and updated, addressing the most recent developments in financial reporting.
1. Introduction to Accounting 2. Types of organisations and the financial reporting framework 3. Ethics and corporate governance 4. Wealth and the measurement of profit 5. Presentation of financial position and the worksheet 6. Presentation of financial performance and the worksheet 7. Debtors, creditors, accruals and prepayments 8. Inventories and work in progress 9. Non-current assets and depreciation 10. Financing and business structures 11. Internal control of cash, statement of cash flows and other issues 12. Financial statement analysis 13. Worksheet to debits and credits 14. Internal users, internal information, and planning and control 15. Capital investment decisions 16. Cost information and decision making 17. Cost behaviour and cost-volume-profit analysis 18. Accounting for decisions making: with and without resource constraints' 19. Budgets 20. Performance measurement and the balanced scorecard App 1. Annual report App 2. Present & future values tables
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with CD or DVD
Number Of Pages: 792
Published: 28th September 2012
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9 x 2.0