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Accounting and business valuation methods: how to interpret IFRS accounts

The author offers a detailed guide to the different methods of ascertaining the value of a business, taking into account the move away from UK GAAP towards IFRS. The book incorporates the story of a start-up business from initial conception to final acquisition, including risk assessment and company valuation. Along the way learn about double-entry book-keeping and how to prepare a trial balance, profit and loss accounts, balance sheet and cash flow statement.

Accounting and finance for your small business

This book has been written for business owners and managers who want to refine the accounting and financial operations of their companies. It provides detailed information about how to run these operations, track cash flows, conduct analyses, analyze key financial information, create a corporate risk management strategy, and manage tax liabilities - in short, all of the key accounting and financial information required to operate a small business.

Accounting and finance policies and procedures

Policies and procedures are the foundation of internal controls for organizations. Taking a complicated subject and breaking it into manageable components, this book enables you to hit the ground running and significantly accelerate your completion of a solid policies and procedures program. This book provides you with sample documents you can personalize and customise to meet your company's needs. Contains 45 polices and procedures in addition to the polices and procedures program itself

Accounting control best practices

Addresses one of the primary concerns in accounting today - how to develop a comprehensive system of accounting and operational controls. This concern has been exacerbated by the provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which requires public companies to report an assessment of their internal control structures and which has led to comprehensive control examinations by all types of companies. This second edition describes a complete set of controls for both a paper-based accounting process and a computerized system and then describes controls for more advanced best practices that are layered on to the basic computerized system. This second edition includes new chapters describing control systems for budgeting, collections, and financial reporting.

Accounts payable and Sarbanes Oxley

Looks at the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and how accounts payable functions can strengthen their internal controls. Includes information on the proper documentation and necessary guidelines needed to conform with SOX and ensure accounts payable departments are compliant.

Art of successful information systems outsourcing, The

Provides advice for dealing with information systems outsourcing on a practical level. Includes the chapters: what it is all about?; review of IS outsourcing topology and trends; the technology imperative; agency and outsourcing risk management; internal risks during outsourcing; and managing risks in interacting with the agent.

Assessing and mitigating business risks in India

Explores the business opportunities offered by India and the challenges and risks involved. Includes a background to understanding India, highlighting the business environment in which economic, legal, and cultural variances exist. Potential markets are discussed, focusing on the sectors, regions, and cities where growth is taking place. The book provides keys to success, including guidelines for selecting partners and appointing agents, as well as negotiating techniques that work in India.

Auditing for managers: the ultimate risk management tool

Guide to help managers and their teams set standards for self-auditing, risk management, compliance review and formal disclosure reporting. Aims to provide proven, effective techniques for performing reliable and defensible audit reviews to ensure compliance with regulations and standards.

Auditing the risk management process

Guide to auditing the risk management process, including developments in risk management which are relevant to auditors. Contains the following chapters: why risk management?; determining risk management maturity; enterprise-wide risk management; risk appetite; control risk self-assessment; developing an audit approach; the illusion of perfection; and a holistic ERM concept.

Building a resilient organisation

How to design your business strategy to build a prosperous and sustainable business. The book helps readers to understand resilience within organisations and how it can be measured, assessed and enhanced.

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