All managers need to understand the basic principles of bookkeeping and accounting. This book provides a practical, step-by-step grounding. Topics include: The principles of double entry bookkeeping How the key records are maintained Getting the books ready for the accounts Profit statements This book has been fully revised for the In a Week series relaunch.
Table of Contents
1 - Introduction 2 - Sunday: The basic principles of bookkeeping 3 - Monday: Different types of account and different ledgers 4 - Tuesday: More aspects of bookkeeping 5 - Wednesday: Preparation for the accounts 6 - Thursday: The profit and loss account 7 - Friday: The balance sheet 8 - Saturday: Published accounts
Roger Mason was previously a Financial Director of a leading British greetings cards company. He now spends his time lecturing and writing on financial and legal business matters. He is the author of Finance for Non-financial Managers and Financial Statements in a week.