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The book Financial Accounting – Fundamentals, Analysis and Reporting takes the students through the subject matter of Financial Accounting in a step-wise manner. Chapter 1 provides the basics of accounting and its uses. Chapters 2 and 3 introduce the financial statements prepared by business enterprises. Chapters 4 to 9 and Chapter 11 then explain the detailed process of preparing simple and intricate financial statements of both noncorporate and corporate entities, including banking companies. After this, the analysis of the financial statements from the perspective of managerial decision making is explained in Chapter 12. About the Author Ravinder Kumar Arora is Professor of Finance and Accounting at International Management Institute, New Delhi. He is also a fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accounts of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has nearly three and a half decades of industry, teaching and research experience. He has published his research in premier national and international journals. TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface About the Author 1 Nature and Purpose of Accounting 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Accounting 1.3 Users and Uses of Accounting Information 1.4 Sub-Fields of Accounting 1.5 Accounting Terms 1.6 Financial Statements 1.7 Generally Accepted Accounting Principles 2 Balance Sheet 2.1 Introduction 2.2 Balance Sheet 2.3 Assets 2.4 Liabilities 2.5 Basic Concepts Underlying Preparation of Balance Sheet 3 Statement of Profit and Loss 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Statement of Profit and Loss 3.3 Basic Concepts 4 Accounting Records and Systems 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Steps in the Accounting Cycle 4.3 Analysis of Accounting Transactions 4.4 Accounting Records 4.5 Trial Balance 5 Preparation of Financial Statements 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Relationship Between Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet 5.3 Preparation of Profit and Loss Account 5.4 Preparation of Balance Sheet 5.5 Adjustment Entries 5.6 Adjusted Trial Balance 6 Plant Assets and Intangible Assets 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Accounting for Property, Plant and Equipment 6.3 Revaluation of Property, Plant and Equipment 6.4 Retirements and Disposals 6.5 Depreciation 6.6 Depreciation Methods 6.7 Impairment of Assets 6.8 Intangible Assets 6.9 Internally Generated Intangible Assets 6.10 Amortization of Intangible Assets 6.11 Useful Life of Intangible Assets 6.12 Residual Value of Intangible Assets 6.13 Research and Development Expenditure 6.14 Goodwill 7 Inventories: Accounting and Valuation 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Inventories 7.3 Reasons for Keeping Inventories 7.4 Objectives of Inventory Accounting 7.5 Effects of Inventory Misstatements 7.6 Systems for Keeping Inventory Records 7.7 Cost of Inventories 7.8 Inventory Costing Methods 7.9 Inventory Costing Under the Periodic Inventory System 7.10 Inventory Costing Under the Perpetual Inventory System 7.11 Comparison of Alternative Inventory Costing Methods 7.12 The Consistency Principle 7.13 Lower-of-Cost or Market Value 7.14 Determining Inventory Quantities 7.15 Valuing Inventories by Estimation 7.16 Recognition of Inventories as an Expense 7.17 Disclosure 8 Corporate Financial Statements 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Books of Accounts to Be Kept by a Company 8.3 Financial Statements 8.4 Assets 8.5 Equity 8.6 Other Equity 8.7 Liabilities 8.8 Contingent Liabilities and Commitments 8.9 Revenue from Operations 8.10 Other Income 8.11 Expenses 8.12 Profit Before Exceptional Items and Tax 8.13 Exceptional Items 8.14 Tax Expense 8.15 Profit (Loss) for the Period from Continuing Operations 8.16 Discontinued Operations 8.17 Profit (Loss) for the Period 8.18 Other Comprehensive Income 8.19 Earnings per Share 8.20 Income Taxes 8.21 Dividend 8.22 Preliminary Expenses 8.23 Discount on Issue of Shares or Debentures 8.24 Capitalization of Profits 8.25 Preparing Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet 9 Financial Statements of Banking Companies 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Types of Banks 9.3 Accounting System of Banks 9.4 Legal Provisions 9.5 Income Recognition 9.6 Format of Financial Statements 9.7 Classification of Advances and Provisioning 9.8 Classification of Investments 9.9 Capital Adequacy Norms 9.10 Some Special Transactions 10 Understanding Corporate Annual Reports 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Notes to Accounts 10.3 Directors’ Report 10.4 Independent Auditors’ Report 10.5 Segment Information 10.6 Related Party Transactions 10.7 Corporate Governance Report 10.8 Management Discussion and Analysis Report 10.9 Business Responsibility Report 10.10 Value Added Statement 10.11 Economic Value Added Statement 398 11 Statement of Cash Flows 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Cash and Cash Equivalents 11.3 Purposes of Cash Flow Statement 11.4 Operating Activities 11.5 Investing Activities 11.6 Financing Activities 11.7 Reporting Cash Flows from Operating Activities 11.8 Reporting Cash Flows from Investing Activities 11.9 Reporting Cash Flows from Financing Activities 11.10 Treatment of Special Items 11.11 Format of Cash Flow Statement (Direct Method) 414 11.12 Format of Cash Flow Statement (Indirect Method) 11.13 Analysis of Cash Flow Statement 12 Analysis of Financial Statements 12.1 Introduction 12.2 Techniques of Financial Analysis 12.3 Comparative Financial Statements 12.4 Trend Percentages 12.5 Common-Size Financial Statements 12.6 Ratio Analysis 12.7 Analyzing Financial Statements of Banking Companies 12.8 Quality of Earnings 12.9 Sustainable Income 13 Financial Reporting Standards 13.1 Introduction 13.2 Accounting Standards Issued by ICAI 13.3 International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 13.4 Advantages of Adopting IFRS 13.5 Indian Accounting Standards 13.6 Applicability and Roadmap for Implementation of Ind AS 13.7 Comparison of Indian GAAP, IFRS and Ind AS Summary – Review of Learning Objectives Glossary Review Questions Index

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Author(s)R. K. Arora
PublisherWiley India
ISBN9788126575701
Pages552
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearNovember 2018