Accounting skills are vital for all graduates to ensure employability in most business roles. This concise textbook provides non-specialist students with an understanding of how managers control resources using the appropriate financial tools and techniques to inform strategic business decisions.
The author, an academic with experience in industry, covers the key accounting topics, including financial performance assessment, balance sheets and cost awareness. By incorporating an array of case examples, the mysteries of accounting are made clear in a way that enables the reader to practice and implement financial concepts and techniques.
This book is essential reading for all students looking to develop accounting skills as well as employees and managers who want to develop their careers.
Nicholas Apostolides is Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the University of the West of England, UK