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Introduction to Accounting:

Learning Objectives:

After studying this topic you should be able to:
 
  Define and explain the terms "accounting", "accountancy" and "bookkeeping"
  Explain the need and importance of accounting.
  Explain the difference among accounting, accountancy and bookkeeping.
  Define and explain the most important accounting terms.
  Explain important accounting principles, concepts, and conventions.
 

Contents:

Read our high quality articles about "introduction to accounting" topic:
 
  Need and importance of accounting
  Accounting as a business language
  Bookkeeping versus accounting
  Branches of accounting
  Objects of accounting
  Important accounting terms and concepts
Accounting principles
Accounting concepts
 

Accounting conventions

 

A D V E R T I S E M E N T

 

Financial Accounting Topics


  Introduction to Accounting
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  Transactions and Accounting Equation
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  Analysis of Business Transactions
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  Journal, Ledger and Trial Balance
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  Accounting for Bills of Exchange
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  Special Journals
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  Cash Book
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Bank Reconciliation Statement
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  Final Accounts
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  Work Sheet
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  Capital and Revenue Items
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  Valuation of Inventories
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  Accounts of Non-profit Making Organizations
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  Statement of Cash Flows
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  Accounting Ratios Analysis
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  Depreciation, Provisions and Reserves
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  Accounting Dictionary
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  Financial Calculators
 
 
 
Managerial Accounting Topics

  Financial Statements
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  Cost Volume Profit Relationship
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  Variable Costing System
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  Materials and Inventory Cost Control
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  Activity Based Costing System
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  Standard Costing and Variance Analysis
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  Balanced Scorecard
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  Capital Investment Analysis/Capital Budgeting
 

 

 
 

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