Accounting Books

Accounting is the language of business. With help from Dummies, you can be fluent in no time.

Accounting Books

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Accounting Workbook For Dummies

Published 09-07-2022

Number nightmares in accounting? No more! The numbers are clear: the need for accountants is not only strong, but on the rise. With job growth projected to increase by 7% over the next 10 years, there’s no time like the present to join this growing—and profitable—profession. Accounting Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you the hands-on instruction you need to understand complicated concepts through demonstration problems, practice worksheets. and spreadsheets. Understand the role of accountants versus bookkeepers Develop knowledge to establish and maintain high quality accounting systems Dip your toes into accounting in the digital age Learn to properly interpret financial statements and reports Generate income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements Expand your knowledge on sources of business capital Learn how to improve profits and manage costs Understanding the intricacies of accounting has never been easier as in today’s rapid-fire global economy, accountants have never been more important—it’s all in your hands with this plain-English workbook!

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Accounting All-in-One For Dummies (+ Videos and Quizzes Online)

Published 08-30-2022

A complete and easy-to-follow resource covering every critical step of the accounting process Learning to love the language of business is easier than you think! In the newly revised Third Edition of Accounting All-In-One For Dummies with Online Practice, finance expert Michael Taillard walks you through every step of the accounting process, from setting up your accounting system to auditing and detecting financial irregularities. You’ll enjoy a unified compilation of mini-books and online practice and video resources that bring together everything you need to know about accounting into one convenient book and web portal. You’ll learn to record accounting transactions, adjust and close entries, prepare income statements and balance sheets, and more. You’ll also get: Online instructional videos that describe the modern reality of accounting in the digital age Guidance and instruction on how to make savvy financial decisions to help guide your business in the right direction Advice on how to handle case and make intelligent purchasing decisions Helpful practice quizzes for each topic to help you crunch the numbers Perfect for anyone who’s just beginning their career or education in accounting—as well as those who just love numbers—Accounting All-in-One For Dummies is also a must-read for business owners, founders, and managers who want to get a better understanding of the financial side of commerce.

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Reading Financial Reports For Dummies

Published 04-05-2022

Your personal roadmap to becoming fluent in financial reports At first glance, the data in financial reports might seem confusing or overwhelming. But, with the right guide at your side, you can learn to translate even the thickest and most complex financial reports into plain English. In Reading Financial Reports For Dummies, you'll move step-by-step through each phase of interpreting and understanding the data in a financial report, learning the key accounting and business fundamentals as you go. The book includes clear explanations of basic and advanced topics in finance, from the difference between private and public companies to cash flow analysis. In this book, you'll also find: Full coverage of how to analyze annual reports, including their balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flow, and consolidated statements Real-world case studies and financial statement examples from companies like Mattel and Hasbro Strategies for analyzing financial reports to reveal opportunities for operations optimization Reading Financial Reports For Dummies is a can't-miss resource for early-career investors, traders, brokers, and business leaders looking to improve their financial literacy with a reliable, accurate, and easy-to-follow financial handbook.

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Cost Accounting For Dummies

Published 02-15-2022

Take control of overhead, budgeting, and profitability with cost accounting Cost accounting is one of the most important skills in business, and its popularity as a course in undergraduate and graduate business and management programs speaks to its usefulness. But if you’ve ever felt intimidated by the subject’s jargon or concepts, you can stop worrying. Cost accounting is for everyone! In Cost Accounting For Dummies, you’ll be taken step-by-step through the basic and advanced topics found in a typical cost accounting class, from how to define costs and how to allocate them to products or services. You’ll learn how to determine if a capital expenditure is worth it and how to design a budget model that forecasts changes in costs based on activity levels. Whether you’re a student in your first cost accounting course or a professional trying to get a grip on your books, you’ll benefit from: Simple methods to evaluate business risks and rewards Explanations of how to manage and control costs during periods of business change and pivots Descriptions of how to use cost accounting to price IT projectsCost Accounting For Dummies is the gold standard in getting a firm grasp on the challenging and rewarding world of cost accounting.

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Corporate Finance For Dummies

Published 01-19-2022

Get a handle on one of the most powerful forces in the world today with this straightforward, no-jargon guide to corporate finance A firm grasp of the fundamentals of corporate finance can help explain and predict the behavior of businesses and businesspeople. And, with the right help from us, it’s not that hard to learn! In Corporate Finance For Dummies, an expert finance professor with experience in everything from small business to large, public corporations walks you through the basics of the subject. You’ll find out how to read corporate financial statements, manage risks and investments, understand mergers and acquisitions, and value corporate assets. In this book, you will also: Get a plain-English introduction to the financial concepts, instruments, definitions, and strategies that govern corporate finance Learn how to value a wide variety of instruments, from physical assets to intangible property, bonds, equities, and derivatives Explore the intricacies of financial statements, including the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flowsPerfect for students in introductory corporate finance classes looking for an easy-to-follow supplementary resource, Corporate Finance For Dummies, delivers intuitive instruction combined with real-world examples that will give you the head start you need to get a grip on everything from the cost of capital to debt analytics, corporate bonds, derivatives, and more.

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Accounting For Dummies

Published 01-19-2022

Demystify your financial statements and figure out what your accountant is talking about with this straightforward roadmap to the world of accounting Few skills are as useful as a basic understanding of accounting language. And with the right resources, learning the language of business can be intuitive, empowering, and fun. Accounting For Dummies is the perfect place to start, whether you're operating a small business, just need help managing the family budget, or you're a rising star in corporate America. It's a financial blueprint for the everyday person, easy-to-understand, and full of practical advice. You'll learn the basic ABC's of accounting, how to read and understand financial statements, create best in class budgets & forecasts, craft profitable business plans, take control of your own finances, gain insight on how companies get money from investors and banks, and avoid common money mistakes that trip up even the best of us. You'll also find out how to: Diagnose the financial health of your business and make a realistic plan to grow your company Improve your own or your family's money situation with sound financial planning and understanding Understand each of the three basic financial statements and what they say about a company's past, present, and future Enhance your knowledge of how accounting functions and operates in today's digital age and cloud-based world As a useful tool for business or as a guide to your personal finances, nothing compares to accounting mastery. And once you've nailed the basics, you'll wonder how you ever lived without this universal and beautiful language.

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Financial Accounting For Dummies

Published 12-30-2020

Learn to speak fluent finance—and ace your exams!   Warren Buffett said that “accounting is the language of business.’’ And for many accounting and business students, the obscure terminology of accounting makes fluency hard to achieve. Financial Accounting For Dummies can help to demystify abstract concepts in a straightforward, friendly way. With step-by-step examples and real-world scenarios practice, it helps you grasp the fundamentals of accounting until you’re ready to interpret, analyze, and evaluate corporate financial statements like you’ve been doing it all your life.     Packed with easy-to-understand examples, this book takes you from the big three financial statements all the way through to income taxes. Or join the anti-fraud squad by discovering how to spot the ten most common accounting shenanigans.   Grasp introductory financial accounting course material   Explore common concepts financial professionals use to compile reports  Understand leases, free cash flow, and statement analysis  Learn accounting for small businesses Whether you’re studying for your bachelor’s, MBA, or MAcc, you’ll find everything you need to speak the language of finance like a native—and use it to get to wherever you want to go!   

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Bookkeeping All-in-One For Dummies

Published 08-27-2019

Manage the art of bookkeeping Do you need to get up and running on bookkeeping basics and the latest tools and technology used in the field? You've come to the right place! Bookkeeping All-In-One For Dummies is your go-to guide for all things bookkeeping. Bringing you accessible information on the new technologies and programs, it cuts through confusing jargon and gives you friendly instruction you can use right away. Inside, you’ll learn how to keep track of transactions, unravel up-to-date tax information, recognize your assets, and so much more. Covers all the new techniques and programs in the bookkeeping field Shows you how to manage assets and liabilities Explains how to track business transactions accurately with ledgers and journals Helps you make sense of accounting and bookkeeping basics  Get all the info you need to jumpstart your career as a bookkeeper!

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Accounting For Canadians For Dummies

Published 04-30-2019

Get it right with this accessible guide to Canadian accounting practices  As the demand for on-the-money accounting expertise grows in Canada’s increasingly complex public and private business landscape, current and future accounting professionals need a comprehensive resource that’s tailored specifically to their financial world. This revised edition takes you through what you need to know in straightforward language, from the basics to advanced issues such as income statements and balance sheets, budgets and budgeting, and the ins and outs of the GAAP. In addition to advice on general accounting procedures, Accounting For Canadians For Dummies includes coverage of the latest regulations in all areas of the Canadian economy, keeping you on the right side of the law as it applies to government, public, and private sectors. The book is also a must-have for salary accountants working for accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services firms.  Align with the most recent International Financial Reporting Standards Comply with the latest need-to-know regulations for private enterprise Use guidelines on common procedures such as tracking inventory, profit and cash flow, and evaluating profit margins Get expert advice on budgeting and payroll best practices   Whether you’re a professional or studying for your future career, Accounting For Canadians For Dummies gives you an authoritative, easy-to-follow path to success!

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Bookkeeping For Canadians For Dummies

Published 11-29-2018

Bookkeeping made easy Bookkeeping is an essential skill required in every industry, with a certain concentration in wholesale and retail trade, manufacturing, payroll services, accounting and tax preparation. If you’re a small business owner looking for clear and concise instructions on keeping the books, tracking transactions, recognizing assets and liabilities and keeping ledgers and journals, this book is your one-stop guide to making it easier!  Bookkeeping For Canadians For Dummies covers how to create financial statements and also shows how to operate accounts for businesses. In addition, it teaches you how to recognize the assets and liabilities to the business.   Keep the books Track transactions Compete against larger competitors Stay on top of journals Small business owners keeping their own books will rejoice to have this handy guide by their side!

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