This textbook is organised to provide you with what has been found to be the most appropriate
sequencing of topics as you build the foundations of your accounting knowledge. You will find
that a number of features of the book, properly used, will enhance your understanding and
extend your ability to cope with what will possibly appear, at first, to be a mystifying array of
rules and procedures.
The results of the audit for fiscal year 2010 provided valuable lessons on preparing for a first-time financial statement audit. In our September 2011 report, we identified five fundamental lessons that are critical to success.
Appendix 4A: FIFO method. After studying this chapter, you should be able to: Compute the equivalent units of production using the FIFO method, compute the cost per equivalent unit using the FIFO method, Assign costs to units using the FIFO method, Prepare a cost reconciliation report using the FIFO method.
Paraphrasing Descartes, we may say that one method is to take the reader into your
confidence by explaining to him how you arrived at your discovery; the other is to bully
him into accepting a conclusion by parading a series of propositions which he must accept
and which lead to it. The first method allows the reader to re-think your own thoughts in
their natural order. It is an autobiographical style. Writing in this style, you include, not
what you had for breakfast on the day of your discovery, but any significant consideration
which helped you arrive at your idea.
Define financial assets and explain their valuation in the balance sheet, describe the objectives of cash management and internal controls over cash, prepare a bank reconciliation and explain its purpose, describe how short-term investments are reported in the balance sheet and account for transactions involving marketable securities,...
This press release includes the financial measures revenues excluding traffic acquisition costs,
operating income before depreciation and amortization and free cash flow. These measures are
defined as non-GAAP financial measures by the Securities and Exchange Commission and may
be different from non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies. The presentation of
this financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the
financial information prepared and presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting
Little-Bug Corp International publishes children’s books. Following are facts you need to prepare Little-Bug Corp’s August bank reconciliation:
Balance per company records at end of month $217,932.36
Bank service charge for the month 132.00
NSF check returned with bank statement 4,321.98
Note collected by the bank during the month 135,000.00
Outstanding checks at month end 94,660.71
Interest on note collected during the month 13,500.00
Balance per bank at end of month 432,671.97
Deposit in transit at month end 23,967.12...