ISBN 9788178298559,Introduction to Accounting

Introduction to Accounting


Pru Marriott



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788178298559

ISBN-10 8178298554


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 552 Pages
Language (English)


This fully revised and updated edition of Introduction to Accounting provides an extremely accessible text for those students coming to the subject for the first time. It embraces the basic techniques and underlying theoretical concepts in accounting and shows how these are applied in various practical circumstances. Introduction to Accounting offers: - Fully illustrated, worked examples - Student activities - End of chapter questions, many from major accounting examination bodies - Solutions to the activities and questions - A complimentary website providing a Solution Manual for the questions Introduction to Accounting is an essential textbook for undergraduate accounting students. This new edition incorporates major changes that improve and update the previous edition. It is designed to meet the needs of both the non0specialist and those intending to specialize in accounting at undergraduate and also postgraduate levels. Table of Contents Series Editor`s Preface Preface The Framework of Accounting The Balance Sheet Profit Calculated as The Increase In Capital The Preparation of Accounts From Cash or Incomplete Records The Double Entry System I: The Initial Recording of Transactions The Double Entry System II: Ledger Accounts and the Trial Balance The Double Entry System III: Periodic Accounting Reports Asset Valuation, Profit Measurement and The Underlying Accounting Concepts Partnerships Company Accounts Interpretation of Accounts: The Cash Flow Statement Interpretation of Accounts: Ratio Analysis Decision-making Standard Costing and Budgetary Control Appendix Solutions to Question Index