Now in a fifth edition, Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual: A Blueprint for Running an Effective and Efficient Department is a how-to guide on creating an effective and efficient accounting department policies and procedures manual. Written by Steven Bragg, the foremost authority in accounting and controllership issues, the new edition includes: A new, complimentary Web site providing readers with the foundation for creating or enhancing their accounting department policies and procedures manual More coverage of accounting procedures including inventory, billing, cash receipts, pricing, order entry, credit, collections, sales returns, capital budgeting, cash forecasting, payroll, and closing the books Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual is the tool every accounting department needs to regularize and systematize its procedures to match the best in the industry.
Steven Bragg, CPA, CMA, CIA, CPIM , has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manger at Ernst & Young and auditor at Deloitte & Touche. He received a Master's degree in Finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Maine. He has been the two-time president of the Colorado Mountain Club, and is an avid alpine skier, mountain biker, and certified master diver. Mr. Bragg resides in Centennial, Colorado. He has written the following books through John Wiley & Sons: Accounting and Fiance for Your Small Business Accounting Best Practices Accounting Control Best Practices Accounting Reference Desktop Billing and Collection Best Practices Business Ratios and Formulas Controller's Guide to Costing Controller's Guide to Planning and Controlling Operations Controller's Guide: Roles and Responsibilities for the New Controller Controllership Cost Accounting Design and Maintenance of Accounting Manuals Essentials of Payroll Fast Close Financial Analysis GAAP Guide GAAP Policies and Procedures Manual Inventor Accounting Inventor Best Practices Just-in-Time Accounting Management Accounting Vest Practices Managing Explosive Corporate Growth Outsourcing Payroll Accounting Payroll Best Practices Revenue Recognition Sales and Operations for Your Small Business The Controller's Function The New CFO Financial Leadership Manual the Ultimate Accountants' Reference Throughput Accounting Also : Advanced Accounting Systems (Institute of Internal Auditors) Run the Rockies (CMC Press)