Finance & Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers (5th Edition)

Author(s): Steven A. Finkler

Published: Jun 15, 2017
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ISBN: 9780808046905
Product Number: 10028508-0002
Volumes: 1
Update Frequency: As Needed
352 Pages

For all entrepreneurs and nonfinancial professionals with budget and/or P&L responsibilities, Finance & Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers (5th Edition) provides the basics necessary to make a solid contribution to the financial goals and success of their companies. This indispensible and easy-to-read primer gives all entrepreneurs and managers in nonfinancial areas--sales, marketing, production, and more--a complete understanding of financial terms, statements, and ratios and how they affect the operations of a business or corporation. With this information, financial managers will be able to understand: owners' equity, ratio analysis; balance sheets; income statements; LIFO liquidations; asset valuation; cash flow statements; capital leasing; liabilities; present value; operating leverage; breakeven analysis; and more. New to the third edition are chapters covering: basic tax concepts; capital structure; business plans; working capital management and banking relationships; personal finances; and accountability and controls. This edition also provides access to a URL with interactive Excel templates that lets managers immediately apply the concepts and techniques covered.

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  • Table of Contents

Finance & Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers (5th Edition)

Topics and Content


Topics covered include:

  1. An introduction to financial management
  2. Excel basics
  3. Accounting concepts
  4. An introduction to the key financial statements
  5. Where does the organization's money come from? Capital structure
  6. Strategic planning and budgeting
  7. Business plans
  8. Cost accounting
  9. Leverage
  10. Dealing with uncertainty
  11. Capital budgeting
  12. Earned value management
  13. Depreciation: having your cake and eating it too!
  14. Long-term financing
  15. Working capital management and banking relationships
  16. Inventory costing: the accountant's world of make believe
  17. Varience analysis: using budgets for control
  18. Fraud
  19. The role of the outside auditor
  20. Recording and reporting financial information
  21. Valuation of assets, liabilities and stockholders' equity
  22. A closer look at financial statements
  23. Notes to the financial statements
  24. Ratio analysis
  25. Accounting for not-for-profit organizations
  26. A primer on taxes
  27. Summary and conclusion
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