Controllership: The Work of the Managerial Accountant

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 6, 2009 - Business & Economics - 840 pages
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Today's controllers are no longer seen as technicians who process transactions; they are now seen as business executives with a wide-ranging knowledge of total business operations, best practices, and corporate strategy. Providing a comprehensive overview of the roles and responsibilities of controllers in today's environment, this Eighth Edition of Controllership continues to provide controllers and vice presidents of finance with all aspects of management accounting from the controller's perspective, including internal control, profit planning, cost control, inventory, and financial disclosure.

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Reporting Function
Controllers Job Description
List of Illustrations
Overhead Cost Allocations
7 Income Statement Formatted for Direct
S Corporation
General Discussion of Standards
Planning and Control of Sales
Planning and Control of Marketing
Planning and Control
Planning and Control
Planning and Control of Research
Financial Planning and Control in

8 Throughput Accounting Model
Ratio and Trend Analysis
Internal Control Systems
Internal Audit Function
Recruiting Training and Supervision
Business Plans and Planning
Plan Guidelines
Planning Periods
Financial Impact of the Strategic Plan
6 Percentage of Net Sales to U
11 Earnings per ShareThree Scenarios
16 Percentage Return on Average
Profit Planning Annual Plan
Manufacturing Expense Budget
Profit Planning Supporting Financial
Mergers and Acquisitions
Planning and Control of General
Planning and Control of Cash
Credit and Receivables
Accounting and Reporting for Selected
Planning and Control of Plant
Management of Liabilities
Management of Shareholders Equity
Internal Management Reports
External Reporting
Mergers and Acquisitions
The Reporting Period and How
Inventory Tracking
Tax Records and Procedures

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Steven M. Bragg, CPA, CMA, CIA, CPIM, (Centennial, CO) has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager at Ernst & Young and auditor at Deloitte. He is the author of over 25 books primarily targeted toward controllers and their needs. Bragg received a master's degree in finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Maine.

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