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  • Basic accounting for non-accountants 2/e
  • Cloete M, Marimuthu F
  • ISBN: 9780627032905
  • eISBN: 9780627033117
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 198 Pages | Published: 2015

Basic accounting for non-accountants 2nd edition is an introductory text that covers both financial accounting and cost and management accounting. It is designed to equip students with a sound basic knowledge of both accounting fields. This book is ideally suited for students with little or no prior accounting background and can be used as a theoretical basis for the advancement of their lifelong learning.

Basic and comprehensive illustrative examples that are easy to understand have been included. This revised edition includes new topics such as labour, standard costing and time value of money. The content of the existing chapters has been updated and additional tutorial questions that will give students sufficient practice to reinforce their newly acquired knowledge have been provided.

Melanie Cloete and Ferina Marimuthu are knowledgeable in both the education and the accounting field and have been working as academics at the Durban University of Technology (KwaZulu-Natal) for almost two decades.

Chapter 1 Introduction to accounting

Chapter 2 Financial accounting concepts and terminology

Chapter 3 The accounting equation

Chapter 4 Basic accounting

Chapter 5 Company financial statements and their analysis and interpretation

Chapter 6 Bank reconciliation

Chapter 7 Value-added tax (VAT)

Chapter 8 Cost classification and terminology

Chapter 9 Materials

Chapter 10 Labour

Chapter 11 Overheads and job costing

Chapter 12 Budgetary control

Chapter 13 Standard costing and variance analysis

Chapter 14 Short-term decision making

Chapter 15 Cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis

Chapter 16 Time value of money

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• Suggested answers to Exercises in the textbook
• An additional test bank
• Jpegs of all figures and tables


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