Your plain-English guide to navigating a financial accounting course
Despite the economic landscape and job market, demand for accountants remains strong, and accountants will continue to see high demand for their services as the economy rebounds and businesses grow. Additionally, one of the effects of the economic downturn is a greater emphasis on accountability, transparency, and controls in financial reporting.
With easy-to-understand explanations and real-life examples, Financial Accounting For Dummies provides students who are studying business, finance, and accounting with the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to interpret, analyze, and evaluate actual corporate financial statements.
Covers traditional introductory financial accounting course material
Explores concepts accountants and other business professionals use to prepare reports
Details mergers and acquisitions purchase and pooling, free cash flow, and financial statement analysis
Whether you're a student on your way to earning a bachelor's degree, MBA, or MAcc, Financial Accounting For Dummies gives you a wealth of information to grasp the subject and ace the course.
Table of Contents
- Table of Contents
- Title Page
- Part I: Getting a Financial Accounting Initiation
- Part II: Reviewing Some Accounting Basics
- Part III: Spending Quality Time with the Balance Sheet
- Part IV: Investigating Income and Cash Flow
- Part V: Analyzing the Financial Statements
- Part VI: Feeling Brave? Tackling More Advanced Financial Accounting Topics
- Part VII: The Part of Tens
- Cheat Sheet
- Title: Financial Accounting For Dummies
- Release date: April 2011
- Publisher(s): For Dummies
- ISBN: 9780470930656