This collection of essays was commissioned for the fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of accountants in Scotland, the country in which accountants were first chartered. It attempts to trace the origin and growth of the profession relating to accounts, auditing, and bookkeeping. Topics include ancient systems of accounting; early Italian accountants; accounting in Scotland, England, Ireland, Europe, the British colonies, and the United States; and the future of the profession. Edited by Richard Brown, contributors include John S. Mackay, Edward Boyd, J. Row Fogo, Joseph Patrick, and Alexander Sloan.
Accountants continue to find it difficult to keep abreast of the flood of issuances by FASB and AICPA, as well as the numerous interpretations and bulletins issued to explain them. Accountants' Handbook, Eleventh Edition, 2010 Cumulative Supplement has the longest tradition of providing comprehensive coverage to accounting professionals. It provides quick, understandable, and thorough exposure to complex accounting-related subjects. As well, it demystifies the complexity of accounting principles and the practice that dominates the accounting industry increases. This is the most comprehensive and informative book for accountants, CFOs, and controllers.
Marking the centenary of the first law regulating certified public accountants in New York State, reprints 50 articles and essays from the New York Certified Public Accountant between 1949 and 1972. They describe the history of the profession in the US, of education in the field, and of the New York State Society since its founding in 1949. Most of the articles and nearly half of the pages however are biographical sketches. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Provides the perfect introduction to the basics of accounting and business finance, taking the reader through accounting and financial techniques in an easy-to-follow and approachable style. Includes information on the latest accounting standards and changes in taxation law and introduces concepts in a way intended to aid non-financial students as well as managers from organizations of all sizes.
This book examines the practice of strategic business planning, including its functions, methods, tools, and the way in which they are employed. It does so in a practical way through case studies, which help in demonstrating how to innovate in order to overcome obstacles and cover new and evolving challenges. The book is divided into six parts : • part 1 focuses on the strategic plan, as master plan of the enterprise • part 2 covers the management functions whose able execution makes the difference between success and failure: forecasting, planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling • part 3 demonstrates that modern accounting rules, promoted by IFRS and US GAAP, not onl...
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