The Business Briefings series offers authoritative introductory textbooks in core business topics. Covering the basics and providing springboards to further study, the books take a no-nonsense, practical approach, and are ideal as accessible introductions or as revision guides.This book covers the essentials of financial accounting, providing students with a clear and succinct overview of the topic. It has been carefully developed to cover the key subjects including double-entry bookkeeping, accounting regulations, and the preparation and analysis of financial statements. This is an ideal guide for students coming to the subject for the first time, or for those seeking a quick refresher.Key benefits:. Concise yet authoritative. Ideal as an introduction or revision guide. Includes answers to revision questions
Jill Collis is Director, Accounting and Auditing Research Centre, Brunel University, UK. She has published several books on accounting and research methods and her writing reflects her experience as a mature student. She is a very active researcher and her recent publications include reports and articles relating to studies commissioned by the ICAEW, ACCA, DTI and Financial Reporting Council. She lectures in accounting worldwide.