Accounting is essential, and easy to learn. At its most basic, it's simply the grammar of business, giving structure to the way financial information is recorded. It is also the language of finance, providing the vocabulary that you need to work effectively in the business world. The fact is, if you want to manage successfully and really master the art of business, you have to understand financial statements--those documents that summarize the financial results of your business. Accounting Simplified: A Self-Study Guide will help you accomplish this goal easily and quickly. If you are: An investor considering whether to buy, sell or hold securities; A lender evaluating loan requests; A supplier deciding whether to extend credit; A manager trying to determine how to run your business better; you will immediately benefit from this straightforward, no-nonsense book. Using this simple self-study guide, you'll quickly learn how to: Work comfortably with income statements and balance sheets by understanding revenues and expenses; assets, liabilities, and owners equity; Analyse and record transactions and determine how they relate to the financial statements; Close the books in preparation for a new year; Recognize income whether on an accrual basis or a cash basis, and what the difference is; Understand and record prepaid expenses, inventories, and long-lived assets; And much more. Filled with examples and practice exercises you can do at your own pace, in your own time, this practical "how-to" book will lead you to a higher level of business expertise and give you renewed confidence in your daily business tasks.
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William Ruland is a Professor of Business at Baruch College, City University of New York where he teaches financial accounting and coordinates the core graduate level accounting course. Professor Ruland also designs training programs in accounting and other financial subjects for a number of major corporations.
Ruland earned his Ph.D. at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He publishes extensively in business journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, and the Journal of Finance, His research interests include the impact of earnings announcements and corporate mergers.
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Descrizione libro South-Western College/West, 2001. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0324116616
Descrizione libro South-Western College/West, 2001. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0324116616
Descrizione libro South-Western College/West, 2001. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110324116616