Accounting

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  • 11 Books | 110h 7m
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Accounting forms the basis for all financial reporting. Expand to your understanding of accounting principles and practices.

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Key Accounting Concepts and Principles
How do organizations communicate vital business and finance information? Achieving the utmost clarity in communication requires knowledge of financial management and a strong understanding of accounting basics. Accounting an internal function that involves identifying, recording, summarizing, and reporting business transactions and financial events in an organization. In this course, you’ll learn the core concepts and financial essentials of accounting, such as the accounting equation and its components, as well as the rule of debits and credits. You'll also develop your financial acumen by exploring the accounting cycle, and the effect of cash and accrual-based accounting systems.
7 videos | 24m
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Recording, Posting, and Balancing the Books
If your organizational role is related to accounting or finance, you’ll most likely need solid financial acumen and a strong grasp of the accounting basics of recording, posting, and balancing your organization’s books. In this course, you’ll learn financial essentials related to bookkeeping, such as the steps in the accounting cycle that happen after transactions have been identified and analyzed. You'll learn how to carry out vital financial management activities, including how to make general and special journal entries, and how to post those transactions to accounts in the general and subsidiary ledgers. You'll also learn how to prepare trial balances and make adjusting entries.
9 videos | 25m
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Preparing Financial Statements and Closing Accounts
Developing your financial acumen is a must in today's economy, and improving your knowledge of accounting basics and financial management is a good first step. In this course, you'll explore the financial essentials that will enable you to understand key steps in the management of finance within the accounting cycle. You'll learn how, once you’ve worked your way through recording transactions and posting to ledgers, you’re ready to start preparing financial statements. You'll learn about Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Statements, and how they're interrelated. You'll also learn about the steps involved in closing accounts.
9 videos | 27m
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Accounting for Stock Transactions
One of the great advantages of a corporate form of organization is it allows otherwise unaffiliated people to join in mutual ownership of a business. Therefore, everyone involved needs an understanding of the financial essentials and how they influence the company's overall financial management. Strengthening your own financial acumen with a knowledge of accounting basics is the first step. In this course, you'll learn about the key characteristics of finance within incorporated organizations. You'll explore how common financial transactions affect the corporations' financial position. You'll also learn concepts and accounting processes for corporate transactions, including those involving common and preferred stocks, treasury stocks, and dividends.
7 videos | 22m
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Using Accounting & Financial Information: Analyzing, Forecasting & Decision-Making
In Using Accounting & Financial Information, author Mark S. Bettner approaches the concepts of accounting and financial reporting from the user’s perspective. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m
Book Authors By Mark S. Bettner

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Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers, Third Edition
In Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers, Third Edition, author Eliot Sherman gives you a careful explanation of the concepts at the heart of finance and accounting. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m
Book Authors By Eliot H. Sherman

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Accounting for Non-Accountants, Ninth Edition
Accounting for Non-Accountants provides simplified explanations on various accounting topics that will have you deciphering financial data in no time. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m
Book Authors By David Horner

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The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, Third Edition
Packed with fresh insights and information on accounting regulations, international accounting practices, and global business trends, this book will help you grasp not only what the numbers mean—but how you can use that intelligence to drive your business forward.
Book Duration 4h 42m
Book Authors By Edward Fields

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Accountants' Handbook: Financial Accounting and General Topics, Twelfth Edition, Volume One
Widely recognized and relied on as a single reference source, this book provides answers to questions on accounting and financial reporting asked by accountants, auditors, bankers, lawyers, financial analysts, and other preparers and users of accounting information.
Book Duration 27h
Book Authors By D.R. Carmichael, Lynford Graham

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Wiley Revenue Recognition: Understanding and Implementing the New Standard
Providing in-depth coverage of how companies should plan for implementation, this book is a trusted, authoritative guide to the new FASB-IASB revenue recognition standard for CPAs and financial professionals worldwide.
Book Duration 4h 8m
Book Authors By Joanne M. Flood

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QuickBooks 2017 All-In-One For Dummies
Combining eight content-rich books into one complete package, this friendly guide will quickly and painlessly teach you how to use this fan-favorite software program to establish fundamental accounting practices that will keep your company successful and healthy.
Book Duration 9h 12m
Book Authors By Stephen L. Nelson

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Sage 50 Accounts for Dummies, 4th Edition
Intended for you to get the most from Sage, this practical, hands-on book uses lots of screenshots to help you navigate your way around the system and offers tips to help you customize the programs and reports contained in Sage.
Book Duration 6h 4m
Book Authors By Jane E. Kelly

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Accounting All-in-One for Dummies, 2nd Edition
If you’re a student studying the application of accounting theories or a professional looking for a valuable desktop reference you can trust, this book covers it all.
Book Duration 12h 42m
Book Authors By Kenneth W. Boyd

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Financial Accounting for Dummies
With easy-to-understand explanations and real-life examples, this book provides students who are studying business, finance, and accounting with the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to interpret, analyze, and evaluate actual corporate financial statements.
Book Duration 5h 43m