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  • Basic accounting for non-accountants 4/e
  • Cloete M, Marimuthu F
  • ISBN: 9780627038907
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627038914
  • 0 Pages | Published: 2021


Accounting is a system of gathering, analysing, recording, reporting and interpreting financial information to make informed business decisions. The accounting discipline is continually changing in response to the external environment, and is both stimulating and far-reaching. Basic accounting for non-accountants is an introductory text that covers aspects of financial accounting, cost and management accounting and financial management. The book teaches students financial literacy, a skill that will benefit them in both their personal and professional lives. This text includes comprehensive illustrative examples that are easy to understand, with test yourself questions and solutions. This ensures that concepts are internalised before attempting the end-of-chapter exercises. The chapter contents have been updated in accordance with the relevant accounting standards and accounting environment, and additional end-of-chapter exercises have been provided to ensure that students have sufficient practice to reinforce accounting concepts. The contents of the 4th edition have been updated to include the latest developments in accounting and comply with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Basic accounting for non-accountants is aimed at students with little or no prior accounting background and can be used as a theoretical basis for the advancement of their lifelong learning.

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

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