Learn To Keep Books And Accounts In Seven Simple Steps
Author: Roger Mason
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Business & Economics
Bookkeeping and Accounting In A Week is a simple and straightforward guide to accounts, giving you everything you need to know in just seven short chapters. From understanding the terminology to dealing confidently with accountants, you'll soon master the basics of bookkeeping and accounting, fast. This book introduces you to the main concepts of bookkeeping and accounting, giving you a basic knowledge and understanding together with practical and thought-provoking exercises. Whether you choose to read it in a week or in a single sitting, Bookkeeping and Accounting In A Week is your fastest route to success: - Sunday: The basic principles of bookkeeping - Monday: Different types of account and ledger - Tuesday: More aspects of bookkeeping - Wednesday: Preparation for the accounts - Thursday: The profit and loss account - Friday: The balance sheet - Saturday: Understanding published accounts ABOUT THE SERIES In A Week books are for managers, leaders, and business executives who want to succeed at work. From negotiating and content marketing to finance and social media, the In A Week series covers the business topics that really matter and that will help you make a difference today. Written in straightforward English, each book is structured as a seven-day course so that with just a little work each day, you will quickly master the subject. In a fast-changing world, this series enables readers not just to get up to speed, but to get ahead.
Every year, thousands of students rely on Frank Wood's best-selling books to help them pass their accountancy exams. Book-keeping and Accounts 6th Edition provides an ideal introduction to accountancy and covers the syllabus requirements of various examining bodies, including GCSE. Suitable for students studying the following foundation/intermediate level examinations: GCSE, OCR, Pitman Qualifications, LCCI, IAB, and NVQ Level 2 award for AAT, CAT and Edexcel.
What could be better than the bestselling Schaum's Outline series? For students looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, it would have to be Schaum's Easy Outline series. Every book in this series is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its predecessor. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, each new title features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give students quick pointers to the essentials. Designed to appeal to underprepared students and readers turned off by dense text Cartoons, sidebars, icons, and other graphic pointers get the material across fast Concise text focuses on the essence of the subject Deliver expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields Perfect for last-minute test preparation So small and light that they fit in a backpack!
The new 7th edition of Book-keeping and Accounts is an up to date, attractive and comprehensive accountancy textbook that provides a progressive approach to learning and the principles of accounting and covers the requirements of many of the accountancy professional bodies examinations, including AAT, IAB, A Level and OCR.
Your hands-on guide to keeping great records and keeping your nonprofit running smoothly Need to get your nonprofit books in order? This practical guide has everything you need to know to operate your nonprofit according to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) — from documenting transactions and budgeting to filing taxes, preparing financial statements, and much more. You'll see how to stay organized, keep records, and be prepared for an audit. Begin with the basics — understand common financial terms, choose your accounting methods, and work with financial statements Balance your nonprofit books — set up a chart of accounts, record transactions, plan your budget, and balance your cash flow Get the 4-1-1 on federal grants — find grants and apply for them, track and account for federal dollars, and prepare for a grant audit Stay in good standing with Uncle Sam — set up payroll accounts for employees, calculate taxes and deductions, and complete tax forms Close out your books — prepare the necessary financial statements, know which accounts to close, and prepare for the next accounting cycle Know what to do if you get audited — form an internal audit committee, follow IRS rules of engagement, and keep an immaculate paper trail Open the book and find: The difference between bookkeeping and accounting How to maintain a manual or computer record-keeping system Ten vital things to know when keeping the books Do's and don'ts of managing federal grant money How to prepare for an audit of your financial statements IRS Form 990 good practices The most common errors found during nonprofit audits How to figure out employee payroll deductions and taxes
Book-keeping and Accounts is aimed at new entrepreneurs. By following the cycle of events a typical new business follows, it gives the reader the basic knowledge of what needs to be done and how to do it. Examples, In plain English throughout, will explain topics as required. The inclusion of an appendix with sample of accounting software screens and perhaps some Excel sheets increase the value of the book. The reader will understand how to prepare a basic business plan from an accounting perspective, converse at a basic level with accountants and comprehend and analysis basic accounting information. By following the cycle of event taken by an upcoming entrepreneur, The text will relate easily to this audience. The inclusion of software/spreadsheets will enhance the text and encourage readers to engage. But you don't have to be an expert to manage your company's finances. Read Book-keeping and Accounts for Entrepreneurs to learn all the tricks and tips from an expert to ensure your business flies – find out how to: • •Master finance essentials •Apply the essentials to your business now •Prepare and present impressive business plans. •Track costs to maximise profits. •Analyse and value your business to boost its success. Martin Quinn is a full-time Lecturer in Accounting at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. Previous to this he has eleven years experience in accounting and IT roles in the manufacturing sector. He is an Associate member of CIMA. He is also a registered PhD student at the University of Dundee aiming to complete his PhD in early 2009. He has contributed to two academic texts in the past two years: Drury, C. Management & Cost accounting, 7 edition – 14 half page 'real world views' McLaney & Atrill, Accounting, An introduction, 4 edition – a series of key concepts For The MAL tool and a review of questions within MAL
Confused by bookkeeping and accounting? Problem solved. Schaum's Outline of Bookkeeping and Accounting is the ideal review and reference for your accounting class. Inside you'll find explanations of the subject's fundamentals and topics such as financial analysis, preparing cash flow statements, and the distinction between accounting for perpetual and periodic inventory system. It also includes a chapter on the most popular accounting software, which accounting students are expected to master before they graduate.