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Executive finance and strategy : how to understand and use financial information to set strategic goals, Ralph Tiffin

Label
Executive finance and strategy : how to understand and use financial information to set strategic goals
Title
Executive finance and strategy
Title remainder
how to understand and use financial information to set strategic goals
Statement of responsibility
Ralph Tiffin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Many strategies are explained as actions that will achieve the desired goals or visions of the company, but in order to predict the success of your strategy it is vital to gain an understanding of how it will impact on the financial statement. Executive Finance and Strategy works on the premise that financial models can clearly demonstrate where a particular strategy might lead, enabling you to evaluate past accounts and statements in order to respond to recent company history. It also explains how company law and ethics underpin financial statements and clarifies your responsibilities as
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Tiffin, Ralph
Dewey number
658.4012
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HG4026
LC item number
.T54 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Business enterprises
  • Financial statements
  • Managerial accounting
  • Strategic planning
Label
Executive finance and strategy : how to understand and use financial information to set strategic goals, Ralph Tiffin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; 01 What is strategy? What does financial strategy mean?; Content, order and logic of this chapter; Definitions of 'financial', 'strategy' and 'strategic'; Further strategy-related definitions; What is business strategy?; What is the objective of financial strategy?; Why be in business?; Conclusion; 02 Financial strategy: Why be in business?; Content, order and logic of this chapter; What do successful companies say?; How does making a return on investment link with strategy?; What successful companies say; Making a good return is the objective, but what exactly is ROI?
  • Strategic drivers of ROI Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 03 Basic financial reports and concepts; Content, order and logic of this chapter; The importance of cash records and reports; Bedrock concepts; Income statement - the P&L account; Statement of financial position - the balance sheet; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 04 What underpins financial statements?; Content, order and logic of this chapter; Company law and directors' responsibilities; Record keeping/bookkeeping; Internal controls - accounting systems and procedures - prevention of error and fraud
  • External and internal audit - prevention of error and fraud Corporate governance; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 05 Accounting 'rules': How accounting theory and rules affect the strategic numbers; Content, order and logic of this chapter; Background to accounting standards; What do GAAP, FASB, IASB and IFRS mean?; Principal accounting concepts - going concern and accruals; How the concepts impact on the figures (and restrain some behaviour); GAAP, which may cause issues with strategies; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; Appendix; 06 Published or statutory accounts
  • Content, order and logic of this chapter What extant accounting standards require; Balance sheets - statements of financial position; Notes to financial statements; UK full financial statements; Developments in financial reporting; The strategic report; Future developments; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 07 Interpreting financial statements; Content, order and logic of this chapter; Techniques for interpreting financial statements; Ratio analysis; Working capital ratios; Analytical review; External ratios; Why we have to disclose ratios; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers
  • 08 Cash: the vital element Content, order and logic of this chapter; Where cash appears in financial statements; Cash flows for trading - working capital; Insolvency - going concern - over trading; Capital cash flows; Statement of cash flows; Cash-flow-focused strategies; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 09 Management accounting: Internal reports and business models; Content, order and logic of this chapter; The wide scope of management accounting; Cautionary words on modelling; Management reports - to assist with understanding strategy and its delivery
  • Sales and costing definitions and models
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (344 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780749471514
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)1773549
  • (OCoLC)889675641
  • (SSID)ssj0001331771
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11747330
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001331771
  • (PQKBWorkID)11375950
  • (PQKB)11320430
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1773549
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000224989
Label
Executive finance and strategy : how to understand and use financial information to set strategic goals, Ralph Tiffin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; 01 What is strategy? What does financial strategy mean?; Content, order and logic of this chapter; Definitions of 'financial', 'strategy' and 'strategic'; Further strategy-related definitions; What is business strategy?; What is the objective of financial strategy?; Why be in business?; Conclusion; 02 Financial strategy: Why be in business?; Content, order and logic of this chapter; What do successful companies say?; How does making a return on investment link with strategy?; What successful companies say; Making a good return is the objective, but what exactly is ROI?
  • Strategic drivers of ROI Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 03 Basic financial reports and concepts; Content, order and logic of this chapter; The importance of cash records and reports; Bedrock concepts; Income statement - the P&L account; Statement of financial position - the balance sheet; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 04 What underpins financial statements?; Content, order and logic of this chapter; Company law and directors' responsibilities; Record keeping/bookkeeping; Internal controls - accounting systems and procedures - prevention of error and fraud
  • External and internal audit - prevention of error and fraud Corporate governance; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 05 Accounting 'rules': How accounting theory and rules affect the strategic numbers; Content, order and logic of this chapter; Background to accounting standards; What do GAAP, FASB, IASB and IFRS mean?; Principal accounting concepts - going concern and accruals; How the concepts impact on the figures (and restrain some behaviour); GAAP, which may cause issues with strategies; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; Appendix; 06 Published or statutory accounts
  • Content, order and logic of this chapter What extant accounting standards require; Balance sheets - statements of financial position; Notes to financial statements; UK full financial statements; Developments in financial reporting; The strategic report; Future developments; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 07 Interpreting financial statements; Content, order and logic of this chapter; Techniques for interpreting financial statements; Ratio analysis; Working capital ratios; Analytical review; External ratios; Why we have to disclose ratios; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers
  • 08 Cash: the vital element Content, order and logic of this chapter; Where cash appears in financial statements; Cash flows for trading - working capital; Insolvency - going concern - over trading; Capital cash flows; Statement of cash flows; Cash-flow-focused strategies; Conclusion; Revision and learning pointers; 09 Management accounting: Internal reports and business models; Content, order and logic of this chapter; The wide scope of management accounting; Cautionary words on modelling; Management reports - to assist with understanding strategy and its delivery
  • Sales and costing definitions and models
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (344 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780749471514
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)1773549
  • (OCoLC)889675641
  • (SSID)ssj0001331771
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11747330
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001331771
  • (PQKBWorkID)11375950
  • (PQKB)11320430
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1773549
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000224989

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