Global Financial Accounting and Reporting is a European-focused
introductory financial accounting textbook for students
encountering the subject for the first time at MBA and Masters
level. Structured around European IFRS, the second edition of this
text has been fully updated to cover recent changes to reporting
standards and provides a concise and accessible guide to
international financial reporting, heavily-supported by real-world
examples from multinational company accounts.
Part 1. The accounting and business environment. 1. Financial reporting and regulation. 2. Accounting and accountants. Part 2. Basic financial statements. 3. Measurement concepts and the balance sheet equation. 4. Accruals accounting. 5. Non-current assets and depreciation. 6. Refining the accounting system. 7. Preparing financial statements. Part 3. An introduction to financial statement analysis. 8. A framework for interpretation. 9. Financial statement analysis I. 10. Statement of Cash Flows. Part 4. The financial statements of multinational companies. 11. The annual report. 12. Group financial statements. 13. Foreign operations. 14. Issues in financial reporting by multinationals. 15. International taxation. 16. Auditing and corporate governance. Part 5. Advanced financial statement analysis. 17. Financial statement analysis II. 18. IFRS and the future. Glossary. References. Index.