Introduction to Financial Accounting: A User Perspective
An excellent introduction to financial accounting, this book informs the reader about its significant role in making sound business decisions. With its concentration on the uses of financial accounting rather than on the preparation of accounting information, the authors present the information in a manner that makes the topic readily available for use in a broad number of ways. This complete and easy to understand financial accounting book covers the following topics briefly, yet comprehensively: economic decision-making and business in the United States; balance sheets; income statements and statements of owners' equity; economic management; the accounting system; long-lived depreciable assets; inventory accounting; cash flow statements; and a close look at financial statement analysis. For readers needing a book that will allow them a basic understanding of financial accounting.