Brilliant Accounting

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Martin Quinn  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
224
Pub.-date
November 2010
ISBN13
9780273735373
ISBN
0273735373


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Description

Discover everything you need to know to take control of your accounts and manage the success of your business or personal finances.

Brilliant Accounting is the practical, step-by-step guide that will help you get to grips with accounting basics. Written by an accounting expert with years of experience, Brilliant Accounting is free from technical jargon and theory and is packed with practical examples and expert tips and tricks.  

This book covers everything you need to know, from understanding reports to using accounting information to manage and develop your busines.

Table of Contents

About the author

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part 1 The basics of accounting

1  Some basic concepts

2  Book-keeping

Part 2 Preparing financial statements

3  The double entry accounting system

4  The income statement

5  The balance sheet

6  Financial statements of limited companies

7  Cash flow statements

Part 3 Using accounting to help manage a business

8  Understanding costs

9  Budgeting basics

Part 4 Interpreting and using financial statements - what outsiders do

10  Analysing financial statements

11  Using financial statements to value a business

12  Getting ready for an audit

Glossary

Index 

Back Cover

Get to grips with accounting basics, step-by-step.

If you thought accounting was just for the experts, think again. Whether you’re a small business and want to improve the company accounts or you’re looking for practical guide to accounting and book-keeping for your own personal use, Brilliant Accounting is the book for you.

Written by accounting expert, Martin Quinn, Brilliant Accounting is free from technical jargon and packed with examples and expert tips and tricks. It covers all you need to know to take control and manage the success of your finances, both at work and at home, today.

 

BRILLIANT OUTCOMES

Understand the fundamentals of accounting and book-keeping

Feel confident preparing financial statements

Know how to analyse and manage accounts to increase effectiveness

 

“Easy to use, jargon fee and comprehensive, Brilliant Accounting provides a great resource for anyone trying to understand and use financial information.”

Aileen Hannan, Co-founder, SortMyBooks Software

Author

Martin Quinn is a qualified accountant and Lecturer in Accounting at Dublin City University. He has just completed a PhD thesis at the University of Dundee. His teaching focus is management accounting, while his research interests include management accounting change, information systems in management accounting, and management accounting in small business. He is the author of the Pearson books, Book-keeping and Accounts for Entrepreneurs and Brilliant Book-keeping.