The Vest Pocket Guide to GAAP

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Overview

Get quick answers to all your GAAP questions

Presenting a question and answer format for the most common accounting problems arising from specific generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) topics, The Vest Pocket Guide to GAAP provides complete, easy-to-navigate coverage with concise explanations and hundreds of supporting examples.

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Overview

Get quick answers to all your GAAP questions

Presenting a question and answer format for the most common accounting problems arising from specific generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) topics, The Vest Pocket Guide to GAAP provides complete, easy-to-navigate coverage with concise explanations and hundreds of supporting examples.

This reliable reference goes anywhere you go—to a client's office, on a business trip, or to an important lunch meeting, with helpful tools, including:

  • Calculations
  • Journal entries
  • Flowcharts outlining various options
  • Footnote disclosures
  • Brief examples
  • And much more!

Packed with practical techniques and rules of thumb for understanding the day-to-day GAAP issues every accountant, controller, or CFO is sure to face, The Vest Pocket Guide to GAAP is the handy pocket problem solver that gives you the helpful information you want right now, in the quick-reference format you need. Includes:

  • Shows when to use fair value
  • Public company accounting requirements
  • Covers foreign exchange accounting
  • Industry-specific GAAP guidance
  • Covers all major standards
  • Hundreds of supporting examples
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470767825
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/30/2010
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 418
  • Sales rank: 822,710
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

STEVEN M. BRAGG, CPA, has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager at Ernst & Young and auditor at Deloitte. He is the author of over forty books primarily targeted toward controllers and their needs. Bragg received a master's degree in finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Maine.

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