Finance for non-finance managers is an area of business which has grown significantly in profile over the years. This book provides contemporary information, along with a step-by-step approach to a number of topics including: basic terminology; profit and loss; cash flow; variance analysis; capital investment; and personal finance.
Table of Contents
The purpose of accounting; basic terminology; accounting concepts and principles; the profit and loss account; the balance sheet; the cash flow statement; ratio analysis; users of financial information; the general ledger; costing; standard costing; variance analysis; two more things on costing; the audit of annual accounts; tricks of the trade; financial information for managers; capital investment appraisal; activities of an accounts department; cash flow management; corporate financial planning; personal finance - income tax and national insurance; personal finance - investment; personal finance - capital gains tax and others.
Philip Ramsden, BA, MBA, FCMA, has worked in accounting and systems development in various sectors of business, from the dairy industry to light engineering, metals recycling to horticulture. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.