Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting : A Critical Approach

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Appropriate for introductory Accounting courses at colleges and universities.This new indigenous text takes an analytical and interpretive approach to accounting information. Students first gain a procedural understanding of the concepts, then approach the results of accounting analytically. The goal is always to assess critically the information presented by an accounting system so that students become sophisticated users and preparers of financial information.show more

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  • Hardback | 992 pages
  • 212 x 278 x 34mm | 2,199.97g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 0130193720
  • 9780130193728

Table of contents

1. The Accounting Environment: What Is Accounting and Why Is It Done? 2. Financial Statements: A Window on an Entity. 3. The Accounting Cycle. 4. Income Measurement and the Objectives of Financial Reporting. 5. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 6. Cash Flow, Profitability, and the Cash Flow Statement. 7. Cash, Receivables, and the Time Value of Money. 8. Inventory. 9. Capital Assets. 10. Liabilities. 11. Owners' Equity. 12. Investments in Other Companies. 13. Analyzing Financial Statements. Appendix A: Mark's Work Wearhouse Annual Report for the Fiscal Year 2001. Appendix B: Present and Future Value Tables. Appendix C: Comprehensive Cases. Glossary. Index.show more