Accounting and Finance for Managers: A Decision Making Approach

  • 7h 49m
  • Matt Bamber, Simon Parry
  • Kogan Page
  • 2014

Accounting and Finance for Managers is specifically designed to improve analytical skills and help both students and managers use accounting and finance tools for managerial advantage.

With emphasis on learning by doing and worked examples throughout each chapter, it provides concise coverage of all the core topics including: basic bookkeeping, financial analysis, business planning, cash flow and investment decisions. Balancing the needs of evaluation and theory with practical real-world applications, this book is ideal for self-study as well as classroom learning. Students and managers will learn how to:

  • prepare a set of basic financial statements
  • understand financial accounting information
  • grasp the relevant underlying theory
  • interpret profit and cash budgets and identify potential problems
  • identify appropriate pricing strategies to fit different market needs
  • incorporate financial evaluation into operational decision making and problem solving

With full supporting resources and a breakdown of how each chapter relates to course structures, Accounting and Finance for Managers explains how to use accounting knowledge for making operational and management decisions.

About the Authors

Matt Bamber is a Professor of Accounting and Finance at Bristol University, UK, and he has taught MBA, Professional and Masters courses.

Simon Parry is a Professor of Accounting and Finance at Newcastle University, UK, and he has taught professional, MBA and other post-graduate courses.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Accounting Concepts and Systems
  • Financial Analysis—Part I
  • Financial Analysis—Part II
  • Business Planning
  • Budgets and Performance Management
  • Cash Flow
  • Pricing Decisions
  • Investment Decisions
  • Operational Decisions
  • References