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Business Accounting (3rd Edition)

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This textbook provides an accessible introduction to accounting, giving a clear and concise overview of financial accounting, management accounting and financial management. Using international examples, cases and real...

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This textbook provides an accessible introduction to accounting, giving a clear and concise overview of financial accounting, management accounting and financial management. Using international examples, cases and real company data to contextualise the theory, the authors explain the key concepts in a logical fashion, providing students with a theoretical and practical foundation in the subject. In particular, the running case study helps students to keep applying new concepts to a familiar context. The main author, Jill Collis, is an experienced author who has a proven ability to simplify difficult topics and communicate them in a clear and engaging way. 

This textbook has been developed specifically to provide a comprehensive introduction to accounting for anybody coming to the subject for the first time, either at undergraduate or postgraduate level. 

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  • Gives a clear and concise overview of financial and management accounting, theory, techniques and history
  • An innovative running case study throughout the text helps to reinforce the concepts more effectively by revisiting a familiar example
  • An abundance of worked examples, exercises and practice questions gives students the opportunity to check their understanding throughout the text
  • Resources for lecturers on the companion website include PowerPoint slides, progress tests, and answers to discussions and practice questions 





  • The important and contemporary topics of ethics, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility are given more prominence in this new edition
  • A new chapter on the statement of cash flows has been added
  • The number of questions in the book and online has been increased substantially to provide students with more opportunity to test their understanding and provide lecturers with more materials to perform assessments




Part I: The World of Accounting and Finance
1. Introduction to Business Accounting
2. The Importance of Cash
Part II: Financial Accounting
3. The Accounting System
4. The Regulatory Framework for Financial Reporting
5. The Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting
6. The Statement of Profit or Loss and Other Comprehensive Income
7. The Statement of Financial Position
8. The Statement of Cash Flows
9. Consolidated Financial Statements
10. Financial Statement Analysis
11. Corporate Governance, Stewardship, Social Responsibility and Integrated Reporting
Part III: Management Accounting
12. The Importance of Cost Information
13. Costing for Product Direct Costs
14. Costing for Indirect Costs
15. Activity-based Costing
16. Marginal Costing
17. Budgetary Control
18. Standard Costing
19. Strategic Management Accounting
20. Environmental Management Accounting
Part IV: Investment Appraisal
21. Payback Period and Accounting Rate of Return
22 Discounted Cash Flow Methods
Appendix: Present value tables
Glossary
Index.



  • Some interactive quizzes to test your knowledge are freely available; visit the companion website at www.macmillanihe.com/collis-BA3e/ or click through from under Further Actions above.

Resources for lecturers on the companion website include;

  • Lecturer Resources (password protected) include;
  • PowerPoint slides to support the teaching of each chapter
  • Progress tests
  • Answers to discussions and practice questions

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Jill Collis is Director of the Accounting and Auditing Research Centre, Brunel University, UK. She has published several books on accounting and research methods and her writing reflects her experience as a mature student. She is a very active researcher and her recent publications include reports and articles relating to studies commissioned by the ICAEW, ACCA, DTI and Financial Reporting Council. She lectures in accounting worldwide.

Andrew Holt is Principal Lecturer in Accounting at Kingston University. Previously he held positions at Metropolitan State College of Denver, USA and the University of Gloucestershire, UK. 


Roger Hussey is former Dean of the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor,...

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Jill Collis is Director of the Accounting and Auditing Research Centre, Brunel University, UK. She has published several books on accounting and research methods and her writing reflects her experience as a mature student. She is a very active researcher and her recent publications include reports and articles relating to studies commissioned by the ICAEW, ACCA, DTI and Financial Reporting Council. She lectures in accounting worldwide.

Andrew Holt is Principal Lecturer in Accounting at Kingston University. Previously he held positions at Metropolitan State College of Denver, USA and the University of Gloucestershire, UK. 


Roger Hussey is former Dean of the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada and was previously Deloitte and Touche Professor in Financial Communications at Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK. Roger has held senior accounting positions in a number of different companies and has published many books and articles.


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