• Accounting: The Ultimate Guide to Accounting for Beginners

  • Learn the Basic Accounting Principles
  • By: Greg Shields
  • Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
  • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (83 ratings)

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Accounting: The Ultimate Guide to Accounting for Beginners

By: Greg Shields
Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
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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

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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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Just what I needed

I have zero accounting knowledge and this book was just the right amount of help for me. The narrator was easy and clear to listen to and I thought everything was logical.

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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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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-15-22

Over my head just a bit

As a hopeful small business owner, wanting to understand the basics of accounting, using multi million dollar manufacturing company’s spread sheets as examples don’t seem to bring a clear picture for me.

I did learn bits & pieces nether the less.

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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.

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  • Susan White
  • 02-08-20

A quick and thorough way

The author has summarized concepts and principles in accounting and made it easy to understand for the listeners.

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  • Norma Phillips
  • 02-08-20

Great for complete novices

The author did a great job, youʼll find clear examples that will help you apply the principles to accounting work without becoming an accountant. The audible help me expanding business and grow into new markets.

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  • John Pashley
  • 02-08-20

Short and clear, a solid stepping stone

The audible is about Accounting for Beginners. The album teaches us the most important fundamentals of Accounting and everything you need to know about assets and liabilities.

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  • Anthony Parsons
  • 02-08-20

It is a great resource to follow Accounting.


After listening to this I can state, overall this guide really will help you to give a leg up in starting your business or keep an eye on the financial issues.

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  • Peter Neale
  • 02-08-20

Very good overview.

It is a great resource for those who are newcomers to small businesses. This book easy to follow and understanding. It helped clarify and give a much better understanding of other subjects.

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  • Craig Burden
  • 02-08-20

Extremely Insightful and Interesting

If you're recognizing becoming an accountant or need to understand why precisely you are paying your accountant, then this audible is perfect -it presents a general overview of financial statements, analysis, and principles followed by the accounting practice.

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  • Christopher Butterfield
  • 02-08-20

It's a great resource.

Easy to understand audible about accounting. This work breakdown financial statement, financial accounting, and managerial accounts.