Accountants' Handbook, Special Industries and Special Topics

Accountants' Handbook, Special Industries and Special Topics

by D. R. Carmichael, Lynford Graham

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This highly regarded reference is relied on by a considerable part of the accounting profession in their day-to-day work. This handbook is the first place accountants, auditors, bankers, lawyers, financial analysts, and other preparers and users of accounting information look to find answers to questions on accounting and financial reporting. The new edition will be updated to reflect the new FASB Codification, as well as including expanded coverage of fair value and guidance on developing fair value estimates, fraud risk and exposure, healthcare, and IFRS.

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ISBN-13: 9781118407110
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/04/2012
Series: Accountants' Handbook
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 864
File size: 13 MB
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About the Author

D.R. Carmichael, PhD, CPA, CFE, (Lumberton, PA) is professor of accounting at Baruch College in the City of New York.? Carmichael held the distinguished position, Chief Auditor and Director of Professional Standards of the Private Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). He is the author of numerous books and articles on accounting and auditing. Most prominent among his consulting clients were the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Government Accountability Office, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Lynford Graham, PhD, CPA, CFE (Short Hills, NJ) is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of public accounting experience in audit practice and in various National Firm policy development groups. He is a Visiting Professor of Accountancy at Bentley University in Waltham MA, a consultant on professional accounting and auditing matters. He was a Partner and the Director of Audit Policy for BDO Seidman, LLP, and was a National Accounting & SEC Consulting Partner for Coopers & Lybrand.

Table of Contents


22 Personal Financial Statements
George I. Victor, CPA Giambalvo, Stalzer & Company, CPAs, P.C.

23 Stock-Based Compensation

24 Fair Value Measurement
Mark L. Zyla, CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA Acuitas, Inc.

25 Valuation of Assets, Liabilities, and Nonpublic Companies
Neil J. Beaton, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFA, ASA Grant Thornton, LLP

26 Accounting for Derivatives: A Primer
Ira G. Kawaller Kawaller & Co.

27 Pension Plans and Other Postretirement and Postemployment Benefits
Jason Flynn, FSA, MAAA Deloitte Consulting LLP Timothy Geddes, FSA, MAAA Deloitte Consulting LLP Daniel Thomas, EA, MAAA Deloitte Consulting LLP

28 Not-for-Profit Organizations
Richard F. Larkin, CPA BDO USA, LLP

29 Cost-Volume-Revenue Analysis for Nonprofit Organizations
JAE K. SHIM, PhD California State University, Long Beach

30 Financial Institutions
Zabihollah Zabi Rezaee, PhD, CPA, CMA, CIA, CGFM, CFE, CSOXP, CGRCP, CGOVP The University of Memphis

31 Real Estate and Construction
Benedetto Bongiorno, CPA, CRE Natural Decision Systems, Inc

32 Federal Government Accounting, Budgeting, and Auditing
David M. Zavada, CPA, MPA Partner, Kearney & Company

33 State and Local Government Accounting
Cynthia Pon, CPA Macias Gini O’Connell LLP Richard A. Green, CPA Macias Gini O’Connell LLP Caroline H. Walsh, CPA Macias Gini O’Connell LLP

34 Oil, Gas, and Other Natural Resources
Bill Godshall, CPA Frazier & Deeter, LLC

35 Health Care Organizations
Martha Garner, CPA PwC LLP

36 Regulated Utilities
Darin W. Kempke, CPA KPMG Partner, Power and Utility Audit Sector Leader

37 Producers or Distributors of Films
Francis E. Scheuerell, Jr., CPA Navigant Consulting

38 Estates and Trusts
Philip M. Herr, JD, CPA, PFS AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company Elizabeth Lindsay-Ochoa, JD, LLM (Taxation) AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company

39 Bankruptcy
Grant W. Newton, PhD, CPA, CIRA Pepperdine University

40 Detecting Fraud
W. Steve Albrecht Brigham Young University Conan C. Albrecht Brigham Young University

41 Forensic Accounting in Litigation Consulting Services, Investigations, and Compliance Matters
Yogesh Bahl, CPA, MBA Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP Frank Hydoski, PhD Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

42 Introduction to E-Discovery
Jack Moorman PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Greg Schaffer PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

43 Financial Expert Witness Challenges and Exclusions: Results and Trends in Federal and State Cases Since Kumho Tire
Lawrence F. Ranallo, CPA PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Keith R. Ugone, PhD Analysis Group, Inc.


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