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Accounting and Finance for Managers

Accounting and Finance for Managers

A Decision-Making Approach

Matt Bamber, Simon Parry

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Strengthen your decision-making processes with this interpretive approach to accounting and financial information. Specifically designed for the needs of MBA, EMBA and MA Business and Management students.

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About the book

Accounting and Finance for Managers is specifically designed for MBA, EMBA, MA and MSc Business and Management students who require a grounding in the key concepts of accounting and finance. Including real financial statements and worked examples from well-known businesses, as well as full exercises and questions at the end of each chapter, this accessible guide provides students with the financial tools and analytical skills for managerial advantage.

Taking a uniquely practical approach that focuses on the financial aspects of business decisions, the book covers all the core topics of accounting and finance, including basic bookkeeping, financial analysis, business planning, cash-flow analysis, and investment decisions. Now in its second edition, Accounting and Finance for Managers contains updated examples and case studies from Burberry, Ryanair and Whitbread, new content on corporate governance and ratio analysis, reflective activities and a new chapter on financing decisions. Bonus online material includes guidance and teaching advice, additional questions and lecture slides for each chapter.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Introduction to Accounting;
    • Chapter - 02: Accounting Concepts and Systems;
    • Chapter - 03: Financial Analysis Part I;
    • Chapter - 04: Financial Analysis Part II;
    • Chapter - 05: Business Planning;
    • Chapter - 06: Budgets and Performance Management;
    • Chapter - 07: Cash and Working Capital Management;
    • Chapter - 08: Pricing Decisions;
    • Chapter - 09: Investment Decisions;
    • Chapter - 10: Financing Decisions;
    • Chapter - 11: Operational Decisions


Managers seeking to improve analytical skills with new accounting and finance tools will find this handbook emphasizes learning through example, and teaches the basics of accounting from how to prepare a set of basic financial statements to interpreting profit, cash budgets, pricing strategies to suit different kinds of markets, and more. Each chapter is paired to course structures so the book can be used as a classroom text, and each melds theory with real-world business applications for maximum effect. It's rare to find a title suitable for self-study and classroom learning alike: this book fits the bill, on both.
Midwest Book Review, California Bookwatch, The Business Shelf


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Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749481148
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd December 2017
  • Paperback
  • Format: 240x170
  • 488 pages

About the Author

Matt Bamber is an assistant professor in accounting at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. He is a chartered accountant with several years' experience of teaching on a range of programmes, including MBA, professional and master's courses.

Simon Parry is a research fellow at Newcastle University who has taught professional, MBA and other postgraduate courses for 15 years. He is also a chartered accountant with over 25 years' experience.

Matt Bamber

Simon Parry