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Publisher's Summary

Say goodbye to scratching your head in confusion!

This accounting audiobook could be the answer you're looking for....

This audiobook is intended for people who want to know something about the fundamentals of financial accounting without becoming an accountant. Many people are in this position: small business owners, employers, employees, stockholders, investors, and many, many more. Most of these folks do not need a deep understanding of accounting; they just need to learn what accounting is and how they should be using it. Just as important, they need to understand what accountants are talking about in their reports. They must learn the vocabulary and the most important terms. If you are one of those, you have found the right book for you.

We will examine this subject in some detail, discussing accounting fundamentals, the various areas where accounting professionals work, and the information they produce. We will also examine the measures and ratios that accountants use to analyze an organization's performance and the important relationship between time and money. The fact that information is the product of accounting will remain foremost in this book.

Here are just some of the topics that are discussed within this audiobook:

  • Accounting is Different From Bookkeeping
  • Understanding the Vocabulary
  • Accounting Reports: The Income Statement
  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Cash Flow Statement
  • The Accounting Equation
  • The CPA and Public Accounting
  • Jobs in Accounting: Financial Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Accounting Consultants
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Personal Accounting
  • Measures and Ratios
  • Accounting Software
  • And much, much more

Get this great accounting audiobook now!

©2017 Greg Shields (P)2017 Greg Shields

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  • JONATHAN R DIAZ
  • 2017-10-06

Good Tips

This book offers some great tips. It was very helpful to me because I was able to learn some new info along the lines of payroll, should I outsource some work. If you're thinking of starting your own business and need some quick reference, in addition to professional accountant tips, this would be a great resource.

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  • linda
  • 2020-07-30

Not too good

This book may be fine in printed format, but I don’t think it lends well to audio format. I wouldn’t recommend this book even if it’s on sale.

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  • Lori
  • 2020-02-09

A great introduction to accounting

A great introduction to accounting that is well-written and simple to understand. The audible is very straight forward and seems to go with the class I'm taking.

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  • Kari Walker
  • 2020-02-09

Good book for a beginner!

A great introduction to accounting that is well-written and simple to understand. A great introduction to accounting!

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  • H Raymond
  • 2020-02-09

Helpful for Learning About Accounting

This is a required audible for a class I'm taking. The book arrived in a timely manner, it's in really good and is easy to follow!

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  • JosefinaSantigo
  • 2020-02-09

Really easy to understand, good for a refresh!

This audible breaks down what you need to know about business accounting. I have in mind that this is audible for non-accountants and is light on math and huge on theory and practice.

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  • KoryBuker
  • 2020-02-09

The title says it all!

This is a good beginner book with an example that is easy to follow. It is easy to understand and perfect for the ones as I know nothing about accounting before.

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  • MackenzieRussell
  • 2020-02-09

Lovely Gift audible!

This is a remarkable audible. I would highly suggest it to anyone yearning to learn basic accounting made simple. The author did a fantastic job explaining the theories.

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  • FlaviaBester
  • 2020-02-09

Easy to understand

Great examples and a brief narrative of the historical figures. Not only a coffee table book, but each chapter of the section is easy reading with an in-depth knowledge of those figures.

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  • CesarMonroy
  • 2020-02-09

Each Business Owner should understand this

This audible is simplified for the Accountants of the world, but if your good with numbers and getting your business to grow - or helping a business - this audible is a great starting point.