Accounting: The Basics

Accounting: The Basics

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Accounting skills are vital for all graduates to ensure employability in most business roles. This concise textbook provides non-specialist students with an understanding of how managers control resources using the appropriate financial tools and techniques to inform strategic business decisions.


The author, an academic with experience in industry, covers the key accounting topics, including financial performance assessment, balance sheets and cost awareness. By incorporating an array of case examples, the mysteries of accounting are made clear in a way that enables the reader to practice and implement financial concepts and techniques.


This book is essential reading for all students looking to develop accounting skills as well as employees and managers who want to develop their careers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 133 x 197mm
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138944157
  • 9781138944152

Table of contents

1. Interpreting Financial Statements 2. Budgeting 3. Performance Measurement 4. Variance Accounting 5. Break Even Analysis 6. Cost Behaviour and Classification 8. Activity Cased Costing 9. Responsibility Accounting 10. Investment Appraisal Glossary
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Review quote

'A very welcome, concise and easy to read contribution to accounting literature that makes core accounting concepts understandable in a straightforward way.' - Michael Davies, Senior Lecturer, University of West of England, UK
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About Nicholas Apostolides

Nicholas Apostolides is Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the University of the West of England, UK
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