The complete name of the book is “Accountants’ Handbook, Financial Accounting and General Topics” and it tells a lot about the content of the book. The Accountants’ Handbook series has the longest record of offering complete coverage of the topic to accounting professionals and other professionals that require or prefer quick, clear, and extensive exposure to complicated accounting-related issues.
As with its predecessors, the Eleventh Edition is intended to serve as a single source of information for accountants, auditors, bankers, lawyers, financial analysts, and other preparers and users of accounting information.
The Handbook is written by nationally recognized accounting professionals, including partners in large public accounting firms, financial executives, financial analysts, and other relevant business professionals. It covers financial accounting and reporting as well as industry-specific accounting issues in separate volumes for easy reference. Its in-depth content analyses approximately 43 essential aspects of accounting.
Authors Douglas R Carmichael and Lynford Graham
Both of the authors have a very good name when it comes to the accounting as well as business economics. The Claire and Eli Mason Professor of Accounting is Douglas R. Carmichael. He is the first individual to have served as both the Chief Auditor of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (2003-06) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Vice President, Auditing (1969-83). He is the author or coauthor of thirty books and more than one hundred articles on auditing and internal control subjects. He was named to the American Accounting Association’s list of the 100 most influential persons in the accounting profession four times and won the Auditing Section’s distinguished service award for “significant and persistent contributions to the academic auditing profession.”
Accountants’ Handbook Features
- The original publication year of the book is 2003.
- The book offers 852 pages to the readers.
- The book is written in a very easy to understand manner so that everyone can learn from the book without facing any difficulties.