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New Book Arrivals

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The Monetary Value of Time - Joyce I. Warnacut
Call Number: HF5686.C8W37 2016
ISBN: 9781498737135
Publication Date: 2016-01-12
Presents a framework for assessing the value of time in terms of organizational strategy and competitive advantage. The framework presented will enable organizations to develop consistent measures and ensure that their cost accounting system isn't motivating behaviors that add to lead time and make customers wait.

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A Guide to International Financial Reporting Standards - Belverd E. Needles; Marian Powers
Call Number: HF 5626 .N44 2013
ISBN: 9781133187943
Publication Date: 2012-03-09

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Business Ratios and Formulas - Steven M. Bragg
Call Number: HF 5718.3 .C364 2012
ISBN: 9781118169964
Publication Date: 2012-04-03
Business ratios, formulas, and statistics are used by controllers, business managers, and analyst to evaluate company operations and performance. This book presents a comprehensive resource of nearly 250 operational criteria, allowing managers to pick and choose the tools they need to best assess their organization's performance. The measurements contain not only financial matters but also those related to efficiency, effectiveness, capacity, and market share. In addition, measurements related to asset utilization, operating performance, cash flows, liquidity, capital structure, return on investment, and market performance.Each measurement includes a description, an explanation of the calculation, an example, and cautions regarding its use. There is also a description of an electronic spreadsheet to compile a standard set of measurements using Excel as the template.This new edition will include over 20 new measurements"--

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Internal Control and Fraud Detection - Dr. Jae K. Shim
Call Number: HF 5668.25 .S2011
ISBN: 9781906403621
Publication Date: 2011
Today managers need to be able to prevent, deter and detect fraud (and potential fraud) in their business. Internal Control and Fraud Detection takes them step by step through designing, setting up and implementing programs and controls they will need. It also supplies the essential tools for the job. --
Among legal responsibilities it touches on Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and its sweeping changes, SEC rules and Auditing Standard (AS) No. 5 which requires that the management of a public company and its auditor issue two new reports at the end of every fiscal year. --
This book also covers Management's Antifraud Programs and Controls and the risk factors included in SAS No. 99. A major section then deals with forensic accounting. --
Finally Internal Control and Fraud Detection provides its readers with practical guides and checklists which they can immediately implement, such as indicators of financial crime, the ACFE's fraud prevention checkup, an internal control assessment form, computer applications' checklists and financial reporting information systems and a controls checklist. --
All in all this book will guide its readers to expertise in a specialist, but essential, area of managing their business. --Book Jacket.

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Accountant's Guide to the Universe: Heaven and Hell by the Numbers. - Craig Hovey
ISBN: 9780312376246
Publication Date: 2010
The outsourcing of Heaven and Hell -- Forbidden fruit -- Mankind's one giant leap -- The first sprouting -- From follicle to forest -- From pellet to perfection -- Hair on fire -- Into the shark tank -- The perils of profit -- For whom the toupee tolls -- When a picture fakes a story -- Vacation plans -- A flounder in paradise -- To fall without grace -- A rueful reunion -- The eternally challenged -- Exercise of a lifetime -- Closing time -- Passage of the prodigal son.

Summary: This is an entertaining book on accounting written for a general audience. It opens with a wild premise: Heaven and Hell have been outsourced to a giant company in a distant galaxy and they are now in charge of determining who goes where after death. The entire universe is scoured for an objective system that can be adapted to the task, and it is found, in the form of accounting, in the least civilized backwater of the universe, Earth! The book is also a morality tale. It demonstrates how financial scandals (a la Bernie Madoff and many others) can be pulled off with "creative accounting," and how much a person adds or subtracts from the universe by their actions. Written for anybody who has taken an accounting class, practices it for a living, or is simply interested in seeing how a system designed to record finances can also be used to judge the entire universe will be enlightened by this book.

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Accounting for Value - Stephen H. Penman
Call Number: HG4529 .P45 2011
ISBN: 9780231151184
Publication Date: 2011
Accounting for Value teaches investors and analysts how to handle accounting in evaluating equity investments. The book shows that valuation and accounting are much the same: Valuation is actually a matter of accounting for value. --
Laying aside many of the tools of modern financeùthe cost-of-capital, the Capital Asset Pricing Model, and discounted cash flow analysisùStephen Penman returns to the common-sense principles that have long guided fundamental investing: Price is what you pay but value is what you get; the risk in investing is the risk of paying too much; anchor on what you know rather than on speculation; and beware of paying too much for speculative growth. Penman puts these ideas in touch with the quantification supplied by accounting, producing practical tools for the intelligent investor. --
Accounting for value provides protection from paying too much for a stock and clues the investor in to the likely return from buying growth. Strikingly, the analysis finesses the need to calculate a "cost-of-capital;' which often frustrates the application of modern valuation techniques. Accounting for value recasts "value" versus "growth" investing and explains such curiosities as why earnings-to-price and book-to-price ratios predict stock returns. By the end of the book, Penman has the intelligent investor thinking like an intelligent accountant, better equipped to handle the bubbles and crashes of our time. For accounting regulators, Penman also prescribes a formula for intelligent accounting reform, engaging with such controversial issues as fair value accounting. --Book Jacket.

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Frequently Asked Questions in International Standards on Auditing - Steven Collings
Call Number: HF5726 .C65 2014
ISBN: 9781118765418
Publication Date: 2014-08-11

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Accounting for Small Business Owners - Tycho Press (Firm)
Call Number: HF5636.A226 2015
ISBN: 9781623155360
Publication Date: 2015-04-10
Accounting for Small Business Owners covers the entire process of establishing solid accounting for your business and common financial scenarios, and will show you how to: Set up and run your business : Manage and sell your product or service : Perform a month-end balancing of accounts. Packed with definitions of basic accounting terms, sample accounting statements, and a wealth of tips and tricks to simplify the accounting process.

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Accounting Desk Book with CD (2016) - Lois Ruffner Plank; Donald Morris; Bryan R. Plank; Christie Plank Ciraulo
Call Number: HF 5635 .P474 2015
ISBN: 9780808041825
Publication Date: 2015-12-25

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