A concise guide on how to master the essential techniques: financial accounting, budgetary control and management accounting, sources of capital, financial analysis, principles and structure of financial management and techniques for strategic and tactical decision-making.
This book enables you to master the commercial essentials of the subject and teaches you techniques that will be of immediate use. It provides a practical guide to financial accounting, budgetary control and management accounting, the relationship between the enterprise and its investors and sources of capital, financial analysis techniques, principles and structure of financial management and techniques for strategic, tactical and operational decision making.
1 Finance makes the world go round
2 Analysing performance
3 External analysis
4 Review of accounting principles
5 Budgeting and management accounting
7 Computing future decisions
‘The most readable finance book I have ever had… has remained useful time and again.’
Barbara Wood, Director of Finance and IT, Intavent Orthofix Ltd
Stephen Brookson qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Peat Marwick in 1980 and, after a period with Grand Metropolitan plc, joined a leading organisation specialising in the provision of training for chartered accountants. During this time he gained extensive experience of writing and presenting programmes on accountancy and taxation. He then joined Ernst and Young for a number of years as a consultant, leaving to set up his own consultancy working in the public and private sectors, both in the UK and overseas.