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Finkler provides a solid foundation in accounting and finance for policy makers and managers of government, health care, and not-for-profit organizations. Managerial accounting and key concepts of finance are covered first followed by financial accounting-all with a focus on public sector organizations. "New" Increased emphasis on the government sector and on the use of . Excel for Time Value of Money calculations, both within the chapters and in the assignment material. "New" Timely material such as Sarbanes Oxley, additional case studies, new Excel templates, and a substantially expanded ancillary package are highlights of the revision.
Dr. Finkler is Professor of Public and Health Administration, Accounting and Financial Management at New York University's (NYU) Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
Table of Contents
I. INTRODUCTION: SETTING THE STAGE.
1. Introduction to Financial Management.
2. Planning for Success: Budgeting. 3. Additional Budgeting Concepts. 4. Understanding Costs. 5. Capital Budgeting and Long-Term Financing.
III. IMPLEMENTATION AND CONTROLLING RESULTS.
6. Managing Short-Term Resources and Obligations. 7. Accountability and Control.
IV. REPORTING RESULTS.
8. Taking Stock of Where You Are: The Balance Sheet. 9. Reporting the Results of Operations: The Activity and Cash Flow Statements. 10. Unique Aspects of Accounting for Health Care and Not-for-Profit Organizations. 11. Unique Aspects of Accounting for State and Local Governments.