Financial management for non-financial managers / by Clive Marsh
By: Marsh, Clive.Series: Strategic success series.Publisher: London : Kogan Page, 2012Description: viii, 246 p. : 22 cm. ill.ISBN: 9780749464677; 9780749464684 (ebook).Subject(s): Financial management | Business enterprisesOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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Types of business structure and their finance -- The role of the accounting and finance department -- Accounting and financial statements -- Analysis and financial ratios -- Planning and budgeting -- Product and service costing and pricing -- Setting selling prices and marketing strategies -- Investment appraisal -- Finance, funding and working capital -- International transactions and currency risk -- Company taxation and financial management -- The value of a business -- Financial strategy -- The cost of capital -- Dividend policy -- CASE STUDIES : Misuse of short-term funds with disastrous consequences -- Foreign exchange hedging v speculation -- Stock valuations and profits -- Bank loans and covenants -- Separating money transmission from a lending bank -- Credit ratings and fundamental analysis –Advantages and disadvantages of internal charging -- Marginal costing v full absorption costing -- Overtrading: profits but no cash -- Integrating the planning and budgeting process, leading to outsourcing -- Government deficits and cost cutting -- A 5 per cent increase in sales is generally worth more than a 5 per cent reduction in costs -- Large capital projects and cost control: critical path analysis and integration with mainstream accounts -- A mass of figures just makes life more complicated -- High levels of fixed costs when income is variable can cause failure -- Interest rates and inflation
Introduces the basics of accounting and financial management including product and service costing, financial statements, analysis and ratios, planning and budgeting. Supported by worked examples, online templates and case studies.