Part I: Getting a Financial Accounting Initiation.
Chapter 1: Seeing the Big Picture of Financial Accounting.
Chapter 2: Making Mom Proud: Financial Accounting Career Options.
Chapter 3: Introducing the Big Three Financial Statements.
Chapter 4: Acronym Alert! Setting the Standards for Financial Accounting.
Part II: Reviewing Some Accounting Basics.
Chapter 5: Booking It: The Process behind Financial Accounting.
Chapter 6: Focusing on Accounting Methods and Concepts.
Part III: Spending Quality Time with the Balance Sheet.
Chapter 7: Assessing the Balance Sheet’s Asset Section.
Chapter 8: Digging for Debt in the Liabilities Section.
Chapter 9: Letting Owners Know Where They Stand: The Equity Section.
Part IV: Investigating Income and Cash Flow.
Chapter 10: Searching for Profi t or Loss on the Income Statement.
Chapter 11: Following the Money by Studying Cash Flow.
Chapter 12: Examining Depreciation Cost Flow Assumptions.
Chapter 13: Learning about Inventory Cost Flow Assumptions.
Part V: Analyzing the Financial Statements.
Chapter 14: Using Ratios and Other Tools.
Chapter 15: Got Your Dictionary Ready? Reading Explanatory Notes and Disclosures.
Chapter 16: Studying the Report to the Shareholders.
Part VI: Feeling Brave? Tackling More Advanced Financial Accounting Topics.
Chapter 17: Accounting for Business Combinations.
Chapter 18: Accounting for Income Taxes.
Chapter 19: Accounting for Leases.
Chapter 20: Reporting Changes in Methods and the Correction of Errors.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Financial Accounting Shenanigans.
Chapter 22: Ten Industries with Special Accounting Standards.