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Accounting and Finance: An Introduction 8th edition

Accounting and Finance: An Introduction 8th edition

8th Edition

Eddie McLaney, Peter Atrill

Jan 2016, Paperback, 880 pages
ISBN13: 9781292088297
ISBN10: 129208829X
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Accounting and Finance: An Introduction, now in its eighth edition, contains all the information you need to start your business career. With its use of practical techniques and real-world examples, this best-selling text teaches you the basics of understanding and using financial information. This comprehensive guide covers financial accounting, management accounting and financial management in a single text, and provides you with the tools to make informed, successful business decisions.

Key Features

  • Up-to-date coverage, including the latest IFRSs and corporate governance content plus a discussion of financing and dividend policies
  • Accessible step-by-step approach helps you master the subject one step at a time
  • New real world examples provide opportunities to apply and develop techniques
  • Progress checks, activities and exercises reinforce learning
  • Focus on decision-making prepares you for careers in business

Eddie McLaney is Visiting Fellow in Accounting and Finance at Plymouth University.

Peter Atrill is a freelance academic and author working with leading institutions in the UK, Europe and SE Asia. He was previously Head of Accounting and law and Head of Business and Management at the Plymouth University Business School

‭Preface
‭ xxi
‭How to Use This Book
‭xxiii
‭Acknowledgements
‭xxv
‭ 1 Introduction to accounting and finance
‭ 1
‭Part 1 Financial accounting
‭ 37
‭ 2 Measuring and reporting financial position
‭ 39
‭ 3 Measuring and reporting financial performance
‭ 77
‭ 4 Accounting for limited companies (1)
‭ 121
‭ 5 Accounting for limited companies (2)
‭ 159
‭ 6 Measuring and reporting cash flows
‭ 201
‭ 7 Analysing and interpreting financial statements
‭ 233
‭Part 2 Management accounting
‭ 293
‭ 8 Making management decisions
‭ 295
‭ 9 Cost–volume–profit analysis
‭ 319
‭ 10 Full costing
‭ 361
‭ 11 Costing and performance evaluation in a competitive environment
‭ 408
‭ 12 Budgeting
‭ 457
‭ 13 Accounting for control
‭ 501
‭Part 3 Financial management
‭ 545
‭ 14 Making capital investment decisions
‭ 547
‭ 15 Financing a business
‭ 596
‭ 16 Managing working capital
‭ 653

‭Part 4 Supplementary information
‭ 707
‭Appendix A Recording financial transactions
‭ 709
‭Appendix B Glossary of key terms
‭728
‭Appendix C Solutions to self-assessment questions
‭ 745
‭Appendix D Solutions to review questions
‭ 766
‭Appendix E Solutions to selected exercises
‭ 781

Key Features

  • Up-to-date coverage, including the latest IFRSs and corporate governance content plus a discussion of financing and dividend policies
  • Accessible step-by-step approach helps you master the subject one step at a time
  • New real world examples provide opportunities to apply and develop techniques
  • Progress checks, activities and exercises reinforce learning
  • Focus on decision-making prepares you for careers in business