Accounting for Non-Accountants

Author(s): David Horner

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Accounting for Non-Accountants provides the perfect introduction to the basics of accounting and finance. Designed for non-specialists with little or no background in accounting, it guides readers through the maze of financial terms and accounting concepts and techniques in a clear and easy-to-follow style. Now in its 11th edition, Accounting for Non-Accountants includes information on the UK GAAP accounting standards as well as an overview of current international standards, and updates including a new chapter on how competition, the financial markets and government economic policy can influence organizations. The book is structured clearly to provide in-depth understanding in three key areas: annual accounts (including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow and reporting standards); management accounting (costing, marginal costing and budgetary controls); and financial management (including the cost of capital, working capital, investment appraisal and performance analysis).
With updated online resources including additional review questions for each chapter and a multiple choice question section, Accounting for Non-Accountants is ideal for beginners and provides an excellent grounding for those taking accountancy qualifications.


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David Horner has taught A Level courses in Accounting, Economics and Business for over 20 years. He currently teaches at Birkdale School in Sheffield. A senior examiner for a major examining board since 2002, he is also the author of a number of textbooks on accounting, economics and related areas - including Business Accounting Basics, co-authored with Frank Wood.

Chapter - 01: Financial Record Keeping;Chapter - 02: Income Statements;Chapter - 03: The Balance Sheet;Chapter - 04: Further Adjustments to the Income Statement;Chapter - 05: Checking the Double-Entry System;Chapter - 06: Accounting Concepts;Chapter - 07: Accounting for Other Business Organisations;Chapter - 08: An Introduction to Business Costing;Chapter - 09: Marginal Costing and Decision Making;Chapter - 10: Standard Costing;Chapter - 11: Budgeting;Chapter - 12: Working Capital Management;Chapter - 13: Capital Investment Appraisal;Chapter - 14: An Introduction to Limited Companies;Chapter - 15: Published Accounts of the Limited Company;Chapter - 16: Accounting Standards;Chapter - 17: Statement of Cash Flows;Chapter - 18: Accounting Ratios;Chapter - 19: The Economic Environment

General Fields

  • : 9780749480769
  • : Kogan Page Ltd
  • : Kogan Page Ltd
  • : September 2017
  • : 234mm X 156mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 408
  • : David Horner
  • : Paperback
  • : 11th Revised edition
  • : en
  • : 657