Financial Accounting – Walter T. Harrison – 8th Edition


helps students “nail” the cycle up front in order to increase success and retention later on. The concepts and learn in the critical ‘ cycle’ chapters are used consistently and repetitively–and with clear-cut details and explanations–throughout the remainder of the text, minimizing confusion.

A solid enhancement to already solid fundamentals, the eighth edition now features new co-author Bill Thomas of Baylor University who brings his expertise on auditing, ethics, and internal controls to key sections of the book.

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Table of Contents

1: The Financial Statements
2: Transaction Analysis
3: Accrual Accounting & Income
4: Internal Control & Cash
5: Short-Term Investments & Receivables
6: Inventory & Cost of Goods Sold
7: Plant Assets & Intangibles
8: Liabilities
9: Stockholders’ Equity
10: Long-Term Investments & International Operations
11: The Income Statement & the Statement of Stockholders’ Equity
12: The Statement of Cash Flows
13: Financial Statement Analysis

Appendix A: 2008 Annual Report
Appendix B: 2007 Foot Locker Annual Report
Appendix C: Time Value of Money: Future Value & Present Value
Appendix D: Charts of Accounts
Appendix E: Summary of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Appendix F: Summary of Differences Between US GAAP & IFRS Cross Referenced to Chapter

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