Financial Accounting: Reporting, Analysis and Decision Making – Conceptual Framework 2018 Update Custom Edition

ISBN: 9780730385813

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The sixth edition of Financial Accounting: Reporting, Analysis and Decision Making, 6th Edition (Carlon et al.) has been written specifically for the Australian and New Zealand markets and presents accounting in a cutting-edge interactive digital format, to provide you with a set of accounting skills you can use to build a successful career in diverse professional environments. This text focuses on real company financial information, exploring how this information can be analysed, interpreted and applied to management and business decision-making responsibilities.

Available as a full-colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment with features designed to motivate students by taking the road blocks out of self-study.

You can expect components like expert insight videos from business practitioners that help you connect course content with real-world local cases, animations and interactivities that are embedded at the point of learning to bring concepts to life, Concept Check questions embedded throughout the text that provide instant feedback and reinforce the concepts you’re learning about in the text, and ensuring students get to have the best of both worlds, with the ability to switch between reading something tangible and studying with online (or offline!) learning resources, through the ability to search, highlight and take notes within the text for more efficient study.


  • Animated demonstration problems unpack accounting processes in an easy-to-understand way.
  • Applied exercises and problems, including algorithmic questions, allow you to practice and apply what you’ve learnt.
  • Video insights from accounting practitioners highlight the relevance and importance of statistics in business decision making.
  • Updated to reflect the new 2018 Conceptual Framework.
Shirley Carlon, Rosina McAlpine, Chrisann Lee, Lorena Mitrione, Ngaire Kirk, Lily Wong
1. An introduction to accounting
2. The recording process
3. Accrual accounting concepts
4. Inventories
5. Reporting and analysing inventory
6. Accounting information systems
7. Reporting and analysing cash and receivables
8. Reporting and analysing non-current assets
9. Reporting and analysing liabilities
10. Reporting and analysing equity
11. Statement of cash flows
12. Financial statement analysis and decision making
13. Analysing and integrating GAAP
14. Technology concepts

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