Financial statements : a step-by-step guide to understanding and creating financial reports by Thomas R. Ittelson
By: Ittelson, Thomas R.Publisher: Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA Career Press 2009Edition: Revised and expanded edition.Description: 285 p. : ill. 25 cm.ISBN: 9781601630230.Subject(s): FINANCIAL STATEMENTS | FINANCIAL REPORTING | Financial_Accounting_and_Reporting
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FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: STRUCTURE & VOCABULARY: Twelve basic principles ; The balance sheet ; The income statement ; The cash flow statement ; Connections ; TRANSACTIONS: EXPLOITS OF APPLESEED ENTERPRISES, INC.: Startup financing and staffing ; Staffing and equipping facility - planning for manufacturing startup ; Startup of manufacturing operations ; Marketing and selling ; Administrative tasks ; Growth, profit & return ; FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: CONSTRUCTION & ANALYSIS: Keeping track with journals and ledgers ; Ratio analysis ; Alternative accounting policies and procedures ; Cooking the books ; BUSINESS EXPANSION: STRATEGY, RISK & CAPITAL: Mission, vision, goals, strategies, actions and tactics ; Risk and uncertainty ; Making decisions about Appleseed's future ; Sources and costs of capital ; MAKING GOOD CAPITAL INVESTMENT DECISIONS: The time value of money ; Net present value (NPV) ; Making good capital investment decisions ; Summary and conclusion ; APPENDICES: Short history of business fraud and speculative bubbles ; Nominal dollars vs. real dollars
Provides an introduction to financial accounting for non-financial managers by way of a transaction-based, business training tool. Includes real-life examples of how financial statements are built and how they interact to present a true financial picture of the enterprise.