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.
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.
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
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Both Accountants and Auditors are confronted daily with challenges associated with the evaluation of credit risk, market risk, and other exposures. The book provides up-to-date information on the most significant developments in risk management policies and practices. Accountants whose work under International Financial Reporting Standards increasingly involves risk control in their job will find this book of practical value with the inclusion of material on "how to" successfully design, implementation and use risk control measures. Designed specifically for accountants the book starts with the fundamental factors underpinning risk: volatility and uncertainty, and then shows how and why accounting, auditing, and risk control correlate. The themes covered in the book include: credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, investment risk, and event risk. * This practical handbook, complete with case studies is specifically aimed at accountants. * comprehensive information on how to develop, implement and use a risk management system * Covers credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, investment risk, event risk.