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Index Of Accounting Learning Resources
Detailed Overview Of Accounting Topics
What is accounting - introduction to accounting
Learn what is the purpose of accounting, scope of financial reporting, who are the users of financial statements and why they are interested in the financial statements of the business. Click here...
Accounting equation concept and examples
Learn the concept of accounting equation, double entry accounting principles, explore practical examples how different business transactions impact accounting equation. Click here...
Primary source documents
Learn what kind of source documents are used to support business transactions, how they classified and what are their features. Click here...
Books of prime entry
Learn what types of prime entry books are used to summarize business transactions, explore practical examples of different prime entry book types. Click here...
Accounting cycle and its steps
Explore structure of Accounting Cycle in more detail here. Also watch video explaining Accounting Cycle steps
Learn accounting cycle steps, including the following:
1. Analyze, journalize transactions
2. Summarize accounts, general ledger posting
3. Trial balance preparation
4. Period-end adjusting entries
5. Adjusted trial balance preparation
6. Preparation of financial statements
7. Close general ledger accounts (income/expenses)
Follow the accounting cycle step by step and explore practical examples.
General Ledger Tutorial
Learn what is General Ledger, what types of this ledger are used in the accounting, what accounts can be found in the General Ledger, explore the concept of Subsidiary Ledger. Click here to continue...
Cash flow statement preparation principle
Learn the basics how to prepare cash flow statement, what parts must be included into this statement and why it is important for any business. Click here...
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Learn what is balance sheet, what is it's purpose and structure, including explanations what are assets, equity and liabilities, explore balance sheet example. Explore Sample Balance Sheet (example 1) and Sample Balance Sheet (example 2).
Learn inventory accounting basics, understand what is inventory acquisition cost, learn inventory valuation methods (FIFO, LIFO, Average Cost, Specific Cost, Cost of Goods Sold calculation.Click here...
Depreciation, depreciation method, disposal of fixed asset
Learn different depreciation methods to account for a depreciation of non-current assets, explore what is accumulated depreciation and depreciation expenses, learn accounting entries for them. Learn how to record disposal of fixed asset. Click below on the topic you want to learn more:
Accounting For Depreciation
Disposal Of Fixed Asset
Role Of Ethics In Accounting
What is the role of ethics in accounting? To understand it, first let us analyze what is the essence of accounting ethics and then explore its role in accounting. Click here to start...
Revenue Recognition Principles
What is the definition of accounting revenue, what are the main revenue recognition principles and how to understand them. Click on one of the below topics:
Definition Of Accounting Revenue
Main Revenue Recognition Principle
Revenue Recognition Rule - Cash Basis
Basic Concepts Of Revenue Recognition - Installment Method
How To Do Bank Reconciliation?
Learn what is bank reconciliation, why it is needed and how it relates to the accounting process. Explore what is bank reconciliation, learn how to do bank reconciliation, understand bank reconciliation process and find bank reconciliation sample. Click below on the topic of your interest:
What is Bank Reconciliations?
Bank Reconciliation Process
How To Do Bank Reconciliation?
Bank Reconciliation Sample
Financial Statement Analysis
Learn how to perform a financial statement analysis, explore methods of analysis and how to interpret the data you get. Click here to read more...
Accounting For Accounts Receivable
Learn what is Accounts Receivable and how this caption of Balance Sheet is created. When is an Accounts Receivable created...
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