Understanding and Interpreting Accounts In a Week: Teach Yourself

  • ISBN: 9781444183986
  • Publication date: February 2013
  • RRP: £6.99
  • Format: PB
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Extent: 128 pp
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Learn in a week, what the experts learn in a lifetime.

This book explains the contents of a set of accounts, particularly published statutory accounts. It will explain how to get behind the figures, use them constructively and understand their significance. It will systematically work through a set of accounts and show how the figures should be used and interpreted.

Sunday: The Right Approach
Monday: Introduction to published accounts
Tuesday: Income statement
Wednesday: Statement of Financial Position
Thursday: The remainder of a set of accounts
Friday: Cash and investment ratios
Saturday: In-depth work with public accounts

Roger Mason is a chartered accountant, who has thirty years experience working with small and large businesses. His books have sold over 100,000 copies.

The Author(s)

Roger Mason

Roger Mason is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Chartered Secretary. He started his career with the Midland Bank Ltd and then moved on to be a Financial Analyst with the Ford Motor Company Ltd. His subsequent career included spells as Financial Director and Company Secretary of a number of companies. Among these were the filmmaking subsidiary of ATV and a leading greetings card company.

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