Accounting for Non-Accounting Students8th Edition
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Accounting for Non-Accounting Students is a highly reputed text for is accessibility and clarity. The book combines user-friendly language and real world examples making it ideal for students with little or no prior knowledge of Financial or Management accounting. The text covers the essentials of book-keeping and the rules of accounting in a non-technical style and teaches students the right questions that all non-accountants should ask who want to excel in their studies and career.
Guided tour of the book
List of Abbreviations
Part 1 Introduction to accounting
1 The accounting world
2 Accounting rules and regulations
Part 2 Financial accounting
3 Recording data
4 Sole trader accounts
5 Company accounts
6 Other entity accounts
7 Cash flow statements
Part 3 Financial reporting
8 The annual report
9 The annual accounts
10 Interpretation of accounts
11 Contemporary issues
Part 4 Management Accounting
13 Direct costs
14 Indirect costs
16 Standard costing
17 Contribution analysis
18 Decision making
19 Capital investment
20 Emerging issues
Continuing the success of past editions, the authors unique and friendly features are ideal for students who may be new to accounting:
- Special introductions explain why this chapter is important for non-accountants
- Up-to-date news story at the start of each chapter provide examples of some of the real world issues accountants face everyday.
- A full colour design makes reading the text more enjoyable to read and encourages memory retention.
- Key Points from each chapter are combined with quick questions to help you check your learning.
- Each chapter concludes with Questions non-accountants should ask.
John R. Dyson was formerly Director of Studies of the Heriot-Watt University Management Programme, Edinburgh.