Accounting for Non-Accountants: A Manual for Managers and by Graham Mott

By Graham Mott

This up-to-date variation of the best-selling instruction manual ''Accounting for Non-Accountants'' presents the ideal creation to the fundamentals of accounting and enterprise finance. It takes you thru accounting and monetary strategies and phrases in an easy-to-follow variety. absolutely revised to incorporate info at the most modern accounting criteria and adjustments in taxation legislation, it introduces suggestions in a fashion meant to assist non-financial scholars, in addition to managers from companies of all sizes. it's divided into 3 major sections: annual money owed, administration accounting and fiscal administration, and comprises examples and inquiries to try out your realizing. ''Accounting for Non-Accountants'' is already standard as an introductory textual content for company and administration scholars on numerous classes, and it continues to be crucial examining for someone wishing to really comprehend accounting ideas and perform.

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Investments only appear under the umbrella of fixed assets if they are long-term in nature and represent stakes in subsidiaries, joint ventures, or related companies. Sometimes this part ownership of another business relates to a supplier, competitor, or customer and the stake is held for strategic reasons and, possibly, eventual takeover. Current assets These are short-term assets which are already cash or which are intended to be turned back into cash in the course of normal trading activity.

When financed this way, both the assets and the capital debt are included in the balance sheet in much the same way as if they had been purchased from borrowed capital. When deciding which sources of funds to use, companies have to consider such factors as availability, cost, risk, repayment burden if appropriate, and so on. This is touched on in Chapter 16. 3, incorporating all the items we have discussed. 3 Balance sheet structure (vertical format) AUDIT Limited companies must submit their annual accounts to audit by an independent, qualified accountant.

50 The annual accounts LIABILITIES (OR SOURCES OF FUNDS) We now turn our attention to a business’s sources of funds – where the money comes from with which the assets are bought. The three main sources are: ᔢ shareholders (or owners); ᔢ borrowings; ᔢ creditors excl. borrowings. Each of these sources can be further divided as we shall see. In addition, a source of finance is usually found in trade credit. This occurs when a firm buys goods or services from other firms, but is allowed a number of weeks to pay.

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