Financial Accounting for Dummies, Second Edition

  • 14h 36m 37s
  • Maire Loughran
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2021

Learn to speak fluent finance - and ace your exams!

Warren Buffett said that "accounting is the language of business". And for many accounting and business students, the obscure terminology of finance makes fluency hard to achieve. Financial Accounting for Dummies can help to demystify abstract concepts in a straightforward, friendly way. With step-by-step examples and real-world scenarios practice, it helps you grasp the fundamentals of finance until you're ready to interpret, analyze, and evaluate corporate financial statements like you've been doing it all your life.

Packed with easy-to-understand examples, this audiobook takes you from the big three financial statements all the way through to income taxes. Or join the anti-fraud squad by discovering how to spot the 10 most common accounting shenanigans.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Seeing the Big Picture of Financial Accounting
  • Chapter 2 - Introducing the Big Three Financial Statements
  • Chapter 3 - Running the Numbers for Success
  • Chapter 4 - Acronym Alert! Setting the Standards for Financial Accounting
  • Chapter 5 - Booking it: The Process Behind Financial Accounting
  • Chapter 6 - Focusing on Accounting Methods and Concepts
  • Chapter 7 - Assessing the Balance Sheet's Asset Section
  • Chapter 8 - Digging for Debt in the Liabilities Section
  • Chapter 9 - Letting Owners Know Where They Stand: The Equity Section
  • Chapter 10 - Searching for Profit or Loss on the Income Statement
  • Chapter 11 - Following the Money by Studying Cash Flow
  • Chapter 12 - Examining Depreciation Cost Flow Assumptions
  • Chapter 13 - Learning about Inventory Cost Flow Assumptions
  • Chapter 14 - Using Ratios and other Tools
  • Chapter 15 - Got Your Dictionary Ready? Reading Explanatory Notes and Disclosures
  • Chapter 16 - Studying the Report to the Shareholders
  • Chapter 17 - Accounting for Emerging Issues
  • Chapter 18 - Accounting for Income Taxes
  • Chapter 19 - Accounting for Leases
  • Chapter 20 - Reporting Changes in Methods and the Correction of Errors
  • Chapter 21 - Ten Financial Accounting Shenanigans
  • Chapter 22 - Ten Accounting Career Opportunities