Accounting for Management: A Basic Text in Financial and Management Accounting

Paperback | June 13, 2014

byS. Ramanathan

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Accounting for Management is a comprehensive textbook designed especially for post graduate students of business management. It takes a practice oriented approach to explaining the core concepts of accounting, with the help of numerous illustrations and solved examples. The book is divided in to five parts and provides a comprehensive coverage of financial accounting, cost accounting and management accounting. Part I on Basic Financial Accounting discusses accounting concepts, accounting books and entries, corporate reporting. Part II on Financial Management coversfinancial statement analysis, fund flow and cash flow analysis, working capital management, and capital budgeting. Part III on Cost Accounting includes introduction to cost accounting, material cost control, overhead cost allocation, activity based costing etc. The following part (IV) on ManagementAccounting enumerates the cost volume profit relationship, decision making and pricing. The book concludes with Part V on Planning, Control and Performance Measurement that discuses standard costing, budgetary control, responsibility accounting, among other topics.The book will also be useful for business and accounting professionals for its optimal mix of theory and practice.

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Accounting for Management is a comprehensive textbook designed especially for post graduate students of business management. It takes a practice oriented approach to explaining the core concepts of accounting, with the help of numerous illustrations and solved examples. The book is divided in to five parts and provides a comprehensive ...

S. Ramanathan is a visiting professor at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, and Institute of Management Studies (Kanpur University). He has four decades of rich industry experience in reputed firms at top management positions, particularly in the area of financial management an...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:696 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.07 inPublished:June 13, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198093314

ISBN - 13:9780198093312

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I: Basic Financial Accounting:1. Introduction to Accounting2. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)3. Accounting Books and Entries4. Valuation of Assets5. Corporate ReportingII: Financial Management:6. Financial Statement Analysis7. Fund Flow and Cash Flow Analysis8. Working Capital Management9. Capital Structure and Cost of Capital10. Capital BudgetingIII: Cost Analysis and Product Costing:11. Cost Classification12. Material Cost Control13. Overhead Cost Allocation14. Activity Based Costing15. Job and Contract Costing16. Process Costing17. Service Sector CostingIV: Management Accounting and Decision Making:18. Cost Volume Profit Analysis19. Decision Making20. Pricing decisions21. Transfer PricingV: Planning, Control and Performance Measurement22. Standard Costing23. Budgetary Control24. Responsibility AccountingAnnexures