This book focuses on the preparation and interpretation of financial information with a particular emphasis on cost management, analysis, and control. It is designed for business professionals who need a basic understanding of how financial information is prepared and reported, particularly in the area of costs.
This book provides a roadmap for the design, development, and implementation of a strategic cost system. It describes in depth how to structure a cost systems design project and discusses the issues that should be addressed upfront from a management, operations, and costing perspective.
This brief reference manual is targeted towards non-financial professionals who require a basic understanding of accounting terminology and financial information. It explains the basic financial statements prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in the United States, and how these statements can help you make better business decisions. This second edition has been updated to explain accrual accounting and the statement of cash flows in more detail. It also incorporates the most recent changes to the auditor’s report, including a brief explanation of the use of the emphasis-of-matter paragraph.
This glossary contains definitions and translations of common accounting and cost management terms. It is useful for accounting practitioners, business professionals, educators, and students who work in a bilingual environment and struggle with the correct translation of these terms and their definitions.