Pocket Guide to Business Finance
Routledge – 1997 – 104 pages
****This is a pocket-sized version of the A4 pictorial guide***Whatever the shape or size of a business, they all have one thing in common - they hope to make money. A major factor in determining success is the ability of management to control its finances. Business Finance painlessly demystifies the process of accounting and the understanding of business finance.
Follow the adventures of a small-time entrepreneur and his finance director as she helps him turn his business from a potential casualty of the 'Death Valley Curve' into an efficient, profit-making success story.
Balance sheets, profit and loss statements, cash flow, working capital, depreciation, cash flow forecasting, budgeting, and gearing are all explained making this the book to guide readers safely through the jargon jungle of financial management.
'In appealing and easy-to-refer style, the cartoons cover subjects such as Profit & Loss, Balance Sheets, Controlling Cash Flow, Forecasting Performance and as section entitled Getting Away From It All where the characters look for an accounts-free holiday only to discover themselves solving the business problems of a Greek islander!' - Business Opportunity World, January 1996
'..demystifies the accounting process.' - The European - Business, February 1996
How money works in business; Profit and loss and balance sheet; Controlling cash flow; Forecasting performance; Interpreting financial information; Planning for success; Getting away from it all; Glossary of accounting terms; Answer page.