The Vest Pocket CPA
4th Edition
Author: Joel Siegel, Nick Dauber & Jae Shim
Price: $29.11


The Vest Pocket CPA is the perfect up-to-date reference tool for today's accountants in public practice and private industry, and accounting and executives who interface with outside auditors. It is written in an easy Q & A format and packed with checklists, samples, and worked-out solutions to a wide variety of accounting problems in the areas of financial accounting, financial statement analysis, financial planning, managerial accounting, quantitative analysis & modeling, auditing, and taxation. It is easy to carry around for constant reference wherever you go- on a business trip, visiting a client's office or meeting corporate executives.

Author Biography

Joel G. Siegel, PhD, CPA, is the author of over fifty books and has written hundreds of articles for accounting and financial journals. Dr. Siegel has acted as consultant in accounting issues to many organizations, including IT&T, Citicorp, and Person-Wolinsky CPA Review.

Nick Dauber, MS, CPA, is an author of accounting and auditing books, has served as book reviewer for major book publishers, and has had articles published in many professional accounting journals. He is Instructor of Auditing and Taxation at Queens College of the City University of New York.

Jae K. Shim, PhD, has authored or coauthored more than fifty professional and college accounting books. He is CEO of Delta Consulting Co., a financial consulting and training firm and has been a consultant to commercial and nonprofit organizations for over thirty years.

Table of Contents

Commonly Used Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Financial Statement Reporting: The Income Statement p. 3 Financial Statement Reporting: The Balance Sheet p. 33 Financial Statement Reporting: Statement of Cash Flows and Other Disclosures p. 93 Accounting and Disclosures p. 118 Key Financial Accounting Areas p. 145 Analyzing Financial Statements Financial Statement Analysis p. 211 Managerial Accounting Applications Appraising Segmental Performance p. 249 Analysis of Projects, Proposals, and Special Situations p. 309 Quantitative Applications and Modeling in Accounting p. 373 Auditing, Compiling, and Reviewing Financial Statements Auditing Procedures p. 437 Compilation, Review, and Other Reporting Services p. 485 Auditing Standards p. 569 Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 p. 679 Taxation Tax Research p. 685 Other Professional Standards Consulting Services p. 693 Quality Control p. 696 Code of Professional Conduct p. 701 Index p. 709 Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

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