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The Vest Pocket CPA by Joel G Siegel
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The newly updated fast-reference problem solver The Vest Pocket CPA-the convenient, comprehensive reference professionals have relied on for nearly fifteen years-is now updated in a new Fourth Edition to give today's busy executives and accountants the helpful information they need in a quick-reference format. Whether in public practice or private industry, professionals will always have this reliable reference tool at their fingertips because it easily goes anywhere-to a client's office, on a business trip, or to an important lunch meeting. Fully revised, the Fourth Edition: Includes complete coverage of the New Risk Assessment Auditing Standards and Standards of the PCAOB Covers new pronouncements on important accounting principles including fair value measurement, financial assets, accounting changes, exchanges of nonmonetary assets, and compilation and review services Adds new chapters on professional ethics and quality controls for CPA firms Packed with practical techniques and rules of thumb for analyzing, evaluating, and solving day-to-day accounting issues, The Vest Pocket CPA, Fourth Edition helps you quickly pinpoint what to look for, what to watch out for, what to do, and how to do it. In an easy-to-use Q & A format, it covers such useful topics as financial measures, ratios, and procedures and includes checklists, samples, and worked-out solutions to a variety of accounting problems. The Vest Pocket CPA, Fourth Edition is a powerful companion for the complex, ever-changing world of accounting.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1. Commonly Used Generally Accepted. One. Financial Statement Reporting: The Income Statement. Two. Financial Statement Reporting: The Balance Sheet. Three. Financial Statement Reporting: Statement of Cash Flows and Other Disclosures. Four. Accounting and Disclosures. Five. Key Financial Accounting Areas. Part 2. Analyzing Financial Statements. Six. Financial Statement Analysis. Part 3. Managerial Accounting. Seven. Appraising Segmental Performance. Eight. Analysis of Projects, Proposals, and Special Situations. Nine. Quantitative Applications and Modeling in Accounting. Part 4. Auditing, Compiling, And Reviewing Financial Statements. Ten. Auditing Procedures. Eleven. Compilation, Review, and Other ReportingServices. Twelve. Auditing Standards. Thirteen. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Part 5. Taxation. Fourteen. Tax Research. Index.

Author Biography

Joel G. Siegel, PhD, CPA, is the author of over fifty books and has written hundreds of articles for accounting and financial journals. Dr. Siegel has acted as consultant in accounting issues to many organizations, including IT&T, Citicorp, and Person-Wolinsky CPA Review. Nick Dauber, MS, CPA, is an author of accounting and auditing books, has served as book reviewer for major book publishers, and has had articles published in many professional accounting journals. He is Instructor of Auditing and Taxation at Queens College of the City University of New York. Jae K. Shim, PhD, has authored or coauthored more than fifty professional and college accounting books. He is CEO of Delta Consulting Co., a financial consulting and training firm and has been a consultant to commercial and nonprofit organizations for over thirty years.
Release date NZ
February 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
4th Revised edition
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
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