|About the Book|
The aim of Corporate Financial Accounting and Reporting is to help current and future managers gain a thorough understanding of companies published financial reports. The book takes an international perspective: international accounting practicesMoreThe aim of Corporate Financial Accounting and Reporting is to help current and future managers gain a thorough understanding of companies published financial reports. The book takes an international perspective: international accounting practices are described and illustrated throughout the text. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to incorporate changes in International Accounting Standards.The text is divided into three parts. The first part covers the foundations of accounting and introduces students to the main financial statements. The second part looks at the components of financial statements in more depth while the third part explores how investors analyse financial statements. Key Features *Comprehensive coverage: includes some topics which do not usually appear in introductory texts and explains others in more detail than is customary. *Clarity: the book is suitable for a range of students from around the world and has been extensively class tested in Europe. *International approach: covers the most common accounting practices in the financial statements of both European and non-European companies as well as relevant EU and IAS requirements.New to sec- *Legal, tax and regulatory frameworks have all been updated. *Boxed material is included which broadens the discussion in the text and also introduces students to ideas from recent academic research.Corporate Financial Accounting and Reporting is designed for international MBA programmes and specialist postgraduate programmes in international business/finance in Europe. It can also be used in international business programmes at the undergraduate level.About the authorTim Sutton is visiting Professor of Accounting at IESE Business School in Barcelona. He has held teaching appointments in European and North American business schools, including Kellogg in the USA and Insead in France. A chartered accountant, he has UK undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and a doctorate from the USA. His teaching experience has been across undergraduate, postgraduate and executive development programmes and he has published research in leading academic journals.