ISBN 9788126512638,Accounting For Non-Specialists

Accounting For Non-Specialists


Michael Jones



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788126512638

ISBN-10 8126512636

Paper Back

Number of Pages 624 Pages
Language (English)


Accountancy for Non-Specialists is a resource for professionals and non professionals who are familiar with accounting practices but have never received training. As well as a thorough treatment of core material on financial and management accounting, this book provides coverage of other important topics such as the regulatory framework, corporate governance, creative accounting, international accounting and strategic management accounting. The text blends theory and practice by stressing the underlying concepts and context of accounting and supplemented by working examples to illustrate key issues.

Table of contents :
About the Author
About the Book: Background, The Market, Scope, Coverage, Special Features.
Introduction to Accounting

Section A: Financial Accounting: The Techniques
The Accounting Background
Recording: Double-Entry Bookkeeping
Main Financial Statements: The Profit and Loss Account
Main Financial Statements: The Balance Sheet
Preparing the Financial Statements
Partnerships and Limited Companies
Main Financial Statements: The Cash Flow Statement
Interpretation of Accounts

Section B: Financial Accounting: The Context

Regulatory and Conceptual Frameworks
Measurement Systems
The Annual Report
Creative Accounting
International Accounting

Section C: Management Accounting

Introduction to Management Accounting
Planning and Control: Budgeting
Planning and Control: Standard Costing
Short-Term Decision Making
Strategic Management Accounting
Long-Term Decision Making: Capital Investment Appraisal
The Management of Working Capital and Sources of Finance