Accounting: A Smart Approach by Mary CareyAccounting: A Smart Approach by Mary Carey

Accounting: A Smart Approach

byMary Carey, Cathy Knowles, Jane Towers-Clark

Paperback | May 27, 2017

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Engaging and lively, clear and practical, this is the most applied accounting for non-specialists book whose fully integrated case study emphasises the relevance of accounting to the world of business.Sam Smart is the budding entrepreneur who forms the basis of the case study at the heart of this book. We follow Sam as he goes from starting a small business, printing sports kits for local teams, to managing a global sports business. Throughout the course of the book he assesses the success of hisbusiness, finances day to day activities, makes pricing decisions, opens new branches, looks at cash flow, and facilitates planning, control, and investment. Featured at the start of every chapter to highlight to students the implications and applications of the topic they are about to study, Samand his business provide consistency and connection.As we follow the case study, all the topics central to accounting are covered with clarity, imagination, and relevance, giving students the support they need to complete their course and exams with confidence. The wealth of additional examples and self-test exercises available alongside the casestudy enable students not only to develop an appreciation of how accounting information allows a manager to make key business decisions, but also to acquire the skills necessary to enable them to converse with accountants, and challenge their assumptions and methodologies.An Online Resource Centre accompanies the text book and includes:For Students:* Flashcard glossary* Multiple choice questions* Additional practice questions with answers* Tables from the textFor Lecturers:* Solutions to end-of-part case studies* Additional end-of-part case studies (with solutions)* Assessment guide* PowerPoint presentations* Test bank
Mary Carey was formerly a senior lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, lecturing in financial accounting and taxation and has a great deal of experience in delivering accounting courses for non-accounting students. She originally trained as a chartered accountant with Grant Thornton, London. Mary currently acts as an advisor for the C...
Title:Accounting: A Smart ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0 inPublished:May 27, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198745133

ISBN - 13:9780198745136

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Table of Contents

Part One: Financial Accounting1. The Cash Budget2. Introduction to the Statement of Profit or Loss3. Balancing the Basics4. Accounting for Depreciation and Bad Debts5. Company Finance6. Company Accounts7. The Statement of Cash Flows8. Interpreting Financial Statements9. Capital Structure and Investment RatiosPart Two: Management Accounting10. Costs and Break-even Analysis11. Absorption and Activity-based Costing12. Budgeting13. Pricing and Costs14. Short-term Decision Making15. Investment Appraisal Techniques16. Performance MeasurementPart Three: Double-entry Bookkeeping17. Introduction to Double-entry Bookkeeping I18. Double-entry Bookkeeping II