Financial Accounting: Reporting, Analysis and Decision Making, 6th Edition

ISBN: 9780730363279, 9780730356141

#8 in the Top Business Books of March 2019 list, as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald.

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.

Key Features

  • 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.
Wiley Interactive E-Text
Wiley Interactive E-Text
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Practitioner Videos
Practitioner Videos

Video insights from high-profile practitioners help students connect course concepts with real-world local cases.


Animations and interactivities embedded at the point of learning bring course concepts to life.

Concept check questions
Concept check questions

Students can test their comprehension and get instant feedback with interactive Concept Check questions, embedded at the point of learning.

Search, highlight and annotate
Search, highlight and annotate

Interactive textbook lets students search, highlight and take notes within the text for efficient study.

Shirley Carlon
Rosina McAlpine
Chrisann Lee
Lorena Mitrione
Ngaire Kirk
Lily Wong
Chapter 1 An introduction to accounting

Chapter 2 The recording process

Chapter 3 Accrual accounting concepts

Chapter 4 Inventories

Chapter 5 Reporting and analysing inventories

Chapter 6 Accounting information systems

Chapter 7 Reporting and analysing cash and receivables

Chapter 8 Reporting and analysing non-current assets

Chapter 9 Reporting and analysing liabilities

Chapter 10 Reporting and analysing equity

Chapter 11 Statement of cash flows

Chapter 12 Financial statement analysis and decision making

Chapter 13 Analysing and integrating GAAP

Chapter 14 Technology concepts

Chapter 15 Introduction to management accounting

Chapter 16 Cost accounting systems

Chapter 17 Cost-volume-profit relationships

Chapter 18 Budgeting

Interactive E-Text: 9780730356141
Textbook with Interactive E-Text Code: 9780730363279
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