Financial Accounting

DBA – 422

1. The Nature and Function of Accounting.

– The Record –keeping Function
– Classifying and Summarizing Transactions
– Accounting and Decision Making

2. Accounting and the forms of Business Enterprises

– Sole Proprietorships
– Partnerships
–  Corporation

3. Financial Statements- The outputs of the system.

– learning Objective
– Objectives of Financial Reporting
– Qualitative Characteristics of Financial Information
– The Uses and Limitations of Classified Balance Sheets
– The Retained Earnings Statement or Statements of Changes in Stockholders Equity
– The Statement of Changes in Financial Position
–  Other Elements of an Annual Report of a publicly held Company

4. Cash Flow Statements

5. Interpreting financial statements data

– Learning Objectives
–  The Purpose financial statement analysis
– Sources of financial analysis
– The techniques of financial analysis
– Common financial ratio
– Limitation of financial statement analysis

6. Accounting for cash and receivables

– Learning Objectives
– Management Control over Cash
–  Accounting for Receivables

7.  Current liabilities and concepts related to the time value of money

– Learning Objectives
– Definition and Recognition of Liabilities
– Types of Current Liabilities
–  Interest and the time value of money

8. Property, Plant and Equipment Natural Resources and Intangible assets.

– Learning objectives
– Non-current , Non-monetary Assets
– Capital versus Revenue Expenditure Measuring and recording the Acquisition Cost of property, plant and Equipment.
– The accounting concepts of depreciation
– Methods of computing periodic depreciation
– Accounting for subsequent expenditures
– Disposal of property, plan, or Equipment
– Natural Resources
– Intangible Assets

9. Accounting for long term liabilities and investments in bonds.

–  Learning Objectives
– Bonds
– Accounting for bonds by borrowers
– Accounting for bonds by the investor
– Other forms of long term debt

10. Corporate organization and capital stock transactions.

– Learning Objectives
– Characteristics of a corporation- The formation and organization of a corporation
–  Types of capital stock
– The components of stockholders’ equity
– Accounting for the issuance of stock
– Use of stock information

11.   Stockholders equity retained earnings and dividends

– Learning Objectives
– Corporate income statements
– Earning per share
– Dividends
– Stock splits prior period adjustments, appropriations, and treasury stock
– Retire of capital stock
– Statement of stockholder’s equity
– Summary of learning Objectives

Recommended Books:

1. Flamholts Eric. Diamonds A. Michael
& Flamholts Diana Troik.
Financial Accounting. McMillan
Publishing Company. Latest Edition
2. Smith Jayu. M. & Kousen. Fred K. Intermediate Accounting, 7th Ed. By
South Western Publishing Company.
3. Welseh. Glenn A. Charies, T.& Zaltakevich. C.T. Harrison Walter. T. Intermediate Accounting, 5th Ed.
Richard D. Irwin. Ero.
4. Moshich & Lanson. Intermediate Accounting,
5. Koeso Weygandyt, Intermediate Accounting, 7th Edition
6. Meigs and Meigs, Bettner, Whittington. 10th Edition Robert E. Meigs, Mary
A. Meigs. Mark Bettner, Accounting
The basis for Business, McGraw-Hill
Ray Withington Cos. Inc. 1996. int
7. Gautier, B. Under Down. “Accounting Practice”, Pitman
Publisher, 4th Edition, 1994.
8. Z. Eric G. Diamond A. Flamholtz Diana Troik. “Financial Accounting” Macmillan Company, 1986.
9. M. Kousen, Fred K, ‘intermediate Accounting:, South Western, Publishing 7th Edition.
10. Glenn A. Charles, T. Zlatkevich, C.T. Harison Walter T. “Intermediate Accounting” Irwin.5th Edition