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Accounting Workbook For Dummies

Published: August 7, 2006

Overview

Balance the books, learn important accounting concepts, and master the basics 

Accounting Workbook For Dummies is for business bookkeepers and accountants, who need a refresher on the subject, as well as students taking their first accounting class. It’s a comprehensive study guide that can help you improve your accounting skills and lay the foundation for further advancement.  

Whether you’re trying to get certified and become an accountant, or own a small business and need a little help balancing your books, this hands-on guide provides the learning and helpful practice you need.  

The third edition of Accounting For Dummies contains guidance on incorporating principles to adhere to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, reading financial reports, generating income statements and balance sheets, and establishing budgets. Accounting Workbook For Dummies provides you with real-world exercises to see these principals in action, although you don’t need to have read Accounting For Dummies.  

Accounting Workbook For Dummies focuses on business accounting, explains how business transactions are recorded in the accounts of a business and the financial statements that are prepared for a business to report its profit and loss, financial condition, and cash flows. It also shows you how business managers use accounting information for decision making. 

The book’s four parts cover topics like recordkeeping basics, financial statements, accounting for business managers, and investment accounting. You’ll learn to: 

  • Record transactions, track costs, and manage accounts 

  • Open and close bookkeeping cycles 

  • Analyze business performance and profit 

  • Choose the right accounting method 

  • Master investment accounting fundamentals 

  • Understand manufacturing cost accounting 

With your own copy of Accounting Workbook For Dummies, you can learn how to do all of that, find out what you need to know about financial statements, get tips for management accounting, and more. 

Balance the books, learn important accounting concepts, and master the basics 

Accounting Workbook For Dummies is for business bookkeepers and accountants, who need a refresher on the subject, as well as students taking their first accounting class. It’s a comprehensive study guide that can help you improve your accounting skills and lay the foundation for further advancement.  

Whether you’re trying to get certified and become an accountant, or own a small business and need a little help balancing your books, this hands-on guide provides the learning and helpful practice you need.  

The third edition of Accounting For Dummies contains guidance on incorporating principles to adhere to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, reading financial reports, generating income statements and balance sheets, and establishing budgets. Accounting Workbook For Dummies provides you with real-world exercises to see these principals in action, although you don’t need to have read Accounting For Dummies.  

Accounting Workbook For Dummies focuses on business accounting, explains how business transactions are recorded in the accounts of a business and the financial statements that are prepared for a business to report its profit and loss, financial condition, and cash flows. It also shows you how business managers use accounting information for decision making. 

The book’s four parts cover topics like recordkeeping basics, financial statements, accounting for business managers, and investment accounting. You’ll learn to: 

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  • Record transactions, track costs, and manage accounts 

  • Open and close bookkeeping cycles 

  • Analyze business performance and profit 

  • Choose the right accounting method 

  • Master investment accounting fundamentals 

  • Understand manufacturing cost accounting 

With your own copy of Accounting Workbook For Dummies, you can learn how to do all of that, find out what you need to know about financial statements, get tips for management accounting, and more. 

Accounting Workbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

As a business manager, taking care of your company’s accounting needs is top priority. Correctly preparing a financial statement involves knowing all the information that needs to appear on the statement. Making a profit keeps you in business, so follow the financial statements closely, make adjustments if needed, and follow some basic rules for presenting accounting information to your business’s managers.