Accounting: The Ultimate Guide to Accounting for Beginners

Learn the Basic Accounting Principles
Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
Categories: Money & Finance
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Publisher's Summary

Say goodbye to scratching your head in confusion!

This accounting audiobook could be the answer you're looking for....

This audiobook is intended for people who want to know something about the fundamentals of financial accounting without becoming an accountant. Many people are in this position: small business owners, employers, employees, stockholders, investors, and many, many more. Most of these folks do not need a deep understanding of accounting; they just need to learn what accounting is and how they should be using it. Just as important, they need to understand what accountants are talking about in their reports. They must learn the vocabulary and the most important terms. If you are one of those, you have found the right book for you.

We will examine this subject in some detail, discussing accounting fundamentals, the various areas where accounting professionals work, and the information they produce. We will also examine the measures and ratios that accountants use to analyze an organization's performance and the important relationship between time and money. The fact that information is the product of accounting will remain foremost in this book.

Here are just some of the topics that are discussed within this audiobook:

  • Accounting is Different From Bookkeeping
  • Understanding the Vocabulary
  • Accounting Reports: The Income Statement
  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Cash Flow Statement
  • The Accounting Equation
  • The CPA and Public Accounting
  • Jobs in Accounting: Financial Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Accounting Consultants
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Personal Accounting
  • Measures and Ratios
  • Accounting Software
  • And much, much more

Get this great accounting audiobook now!

©2017 Greg Shields (P)2017 Greg Shields

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Good Tips

This book offers some great tips. It was very helpful to me because I was able to learn some new info along the lines of payroll, should I outsource some work. If you're thinking of starting your own business and need some quick reference, in addition to professional accountant tips, this would be a great resource.

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This book may be fine in printed format, but I don’t think it lends well to audio format. I wouldn’t recommend this book even if it’s on sale.

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A great introduction to accounting

A great introduction to accounting that is well-written and simple to understand. The audible is very straight forward and seems to go with the class I'm taking.

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Good book for a beginner!

A great introduction to accounting that is well-written and simple to understand. A great introduction to accounting!

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Helpful for Learning About Accounting

This is a required audible for a class I'm taking. The book arrived in a timely manner, it's in really good and is easy to follow!

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Really easy to understand, good for a refresh!

This audible breaks down what you need to know about business accounting. I have in mind that this is audible for non-accountants and is light on math and huge on theory and practice.

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The title says it all!

This is a good beginner book with an example that is easy to follow. It is easy to understand and perfect for the ones as I know nothing about accounting before.

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Lovely Gift audible!

This is a remarkable audible. I would highly suggest it to anyone yearning to learn basic accounting made simple. The author did a fantastic job explaining the theories.

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Easy to understand

Great examples and a brief narrative of the historical figures. Not only a coffee table book, but each chapter of the section is easy reading with an in-depth knowledge of those figures.

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Each Business Owner should understand this

This audible is simplified for the Accountants of the world, but if your good with numbers and getting your business to grow - or helping a business - this audible is a great starting point.

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Must have in every library.

Very good work for small business entrepreneurs - it includes all the basics of accounting and why it is important.

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  • Kelly White
  • 02-10-20

Great book for the number-phobic.

It has become my go-to guide for running my business! A must follow! Also good for teens.

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  • Tracey Washer
  • 02-10-20

Best Accounting Book for Small Business Owners

I never enjoy numbers but I enjoyed this audible! Super user-friendly! Highly recommended for persons like me.

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  • Tracey Thorn
  • 02-10-20

The perfect accounting manual for the lay person

An ideal must for all business owners! This audible translates the accounting bible into understandable and extremely useful information.

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  • Rachel Suttle
  • 02-10-20

Superb tool for starters

Easy to learn and understand. Excellent for helping improve small businesses' financial performance, so this is huge for me!

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  • Louise Steele
  • 02-10-20

Excellent resource for Number Lovers, too!

This audible takes some complicated accounting concepts and breaks them down using - you picked it - hardly any characters.

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  • Robert Smith
  • 02-10-20

Useful and inexpensive,clear explanation.

Simple explained, and entertaining! Dawn makes complex concepts easy to understand. The author turns accounting into an adventure for any entrepreneur!

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  • Sydney Shirley
  • 02-10-20

Strongly recommend for business owners

If you don't manage your accounts directly, this title will give you the skills to double-check your account's and bookkeeper's performance and support you ask intelligent questions.

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  • Craig Rigsby
  • 02-08-20

Covers the basics

This is a great way to introduce accounting and encourages you to want to learn more.

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  • James White
  • 02-08-20

A Great Refresher.

This is a very quick review that describes many accounting concepts together. Compresses the big idea and value of accounting in an easy to understand manner.