Financial and Management Accounting

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New to the fourth edition:

■ Fully in line with IFRS, but provides comparative analysis with UK GAAP where relevant.

■ New case study material including extracts from annual reports for companies such as The Body

Shop, Sainsbury's, British Airports Authority, Matalan, Argos, Homebase, Burberry, Ottakers,

Carphone Warehouse and BP.

■ Experience-driven conversations between two managers appear at intervals throughout the text,

providing a valuable insight into the type of interpretative comment which the reader may find

more taxing. These discussions allow a more candid examination of issues and problems within

the subject.

■ Fully redesigned text to aid navigation and understanding for students, including a unique colourcoding system to make technical material more accessible.

■ Activity-based costing, strategic management accounting, the balanced scorecard and benchmarking are included in the main management accounting chapters.

■ The approach to teaching and learning focuses on subject-specific knowledge outcomes and

generic skills outcomes, with end-of-chapter self-evaluation.

■ Questions are graded to test student understanding of chapter content, as well as skills in

straightforward application of knowledge, and skills of problem solving and evaluation.

Financial and Management Accounting: An Introduction is aimed at first-level undergraduates on

business studies degrees taking introductory financial accounting and management accounting

classes; first-level specialist accounting undergraduate students; introductory core accounting for

MBA and postgraduate specialist Masters students (e.g. finance, actuarial studies), focusing on

analysis through the accounting equation and a questioning approach to problem solving; and

professional courses where accounting is introduced for the first time.

The book is accompanied by a comprehensive support package for lecturers, arranged on a...