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CFO Fundamentals Your Quick Guide to Internal Controls, Financial Reporting, IFRS, Web 2. 0, Cloud Computing, and More

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ISBN-10: 1118132491

ISBN-13: 9781118132494

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Jae K. Shim, Allison I. Shim, Joel G. Siegel

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The thorough reference that goes wherever you goThe Complete CFO Reference is the perfect up-to-date reference tool for today's busy CFO, controller, treasurer, and other finance professionals. Written in an easy format and packed with checklists, samples, and worked-out solutions for a wide variety of accounting and finance problems, readers can take this handy reference wherever they go-on a business trip, visiting a client, conducting a conference call, or attending a meeting.Covers all major developments in finance and accounting every CFO needs to know about including IFRS, Web-based planning, and ranging from financial reporting and internal control to financial decision making for…    
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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.552

What This Book Will Do for You
Reports And Filings
Chief Financial Offi cer's Role and Reports
Role of the Chief Financial Offi cer
Governmental Reporting
Reporting under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
XBRL Reporting
Other Reporting
SEC Rules
S Forms
SEC Regulations
SOX Reporting Requirements
Financial Reporting
Financial Statement Reporting: The Income Statement
How Is the Income Statement Presented?
Revenue Recognition
Construction Contracts
Expense Recognition
Financial Statement Reporting: The Balance Sheet
Accounts Receivable
Fixed Assets
Accounting for Compensated Absences
Environmental Obligations
Exit or Disposal Activities
Fair Value Measurements
Fair Value Option for Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities
Statement of Cash Flows
Available-for-Sale and Held-to-Maturity Securities
Statement of Cash Flows
Classifi cations of Cash Flow
Analysis of the Statement of Cash Flows
Accounting and Disclosures
Accounting Changes
Futures Contracts
Various Disclosures
Key Financial Accounting Areas
Investments in Stocks and Bonds
Pension Plans
Postretirement Benefi ts Excluding Pensions
Income Tax Allocation
Deferred Tax Liability versus Deferred Tax Asset
Tax Rates
Foreign Currency Accounting
Translation of Foreign Currency Statements When the Foreign Currency Is the Functional Currency
International Financial Reporting Standards
Interim and Segmental Reporting
Interim Reporting
Segmental Reporting
Cost Management And It Systems
Cost Management and Analysis
What Is Cost Management and Analysis?
Strategic Cost Management
Overhead Costing
Activity-Based Costing
Activity-Based Management
Target Costing and Pricing
Cost-Volume-Profi t Analysis and Leverage
Cost-Volume-Profi t Analysis
What-If Analysis
Sales-Mix Analysis
CVP Analysis for Nonprofit Organizations
Short-Term Decisions
Relevant Costs
Best Use of Scarce Resources
Theory of Constraints
Financial Forecasting, Planning, and Budgeting
Financial Forecasting: The Percent-of-Sales Method
Some Financial Calculations
Budgeting Software
Using an Electronic Spreadsheet to Develop a Budget Plan
Latest Generation of Budgeting and Planning Software and E-Budgeting
Risk Management
Enterprise Risk Management
An Approach to Risk Management
A Close Look at Risk Management
How to Reduce Investment Risk: Diversify
Beta-The Capital Asset Pricing Model
Arbitrage Pricing Model
Capital Budgeting and Real Options
Time Value Fundamentals
Popular Evaluation Techniques
Limited Funds for Capital Spending
Real Options
Discovery-Driven Planning
Effect of Income Taxes on Capital Budgeting Decisions
The What and Why of Responsibility Accounting
Responsibility Accounting Basics
Cost Center Performance and Standard Costs
Flexible Budgets and Performance Reports
Production Mix and Yield Variances
Control of Profit Centers
How Do You Evaluate Profit Centers?
Profit Variance Analysis
Performance of Investment Centers and Transfer Pricing
Rate of Return on Investment
Residual Income
Investment Decisions under ROI and RI
Transfer Pricing
How to Analyze and Improve Corporate Profitability and Shareholder Value
Measures of Managerial Performance and Shareholder Return
Sustainable Rate of Growth
Economic Value Added
Balanced Scorecard
Information Technology and IT Systems
Computer Technologies Available for Business
Role of Information Systems in the Strategic Plan
Management Information Systems
Who Uses Executive Information Systems?
Value Chain Management Software
Extensible Business Reporting Language
Web 2.0
Cloud Computing and Competitive Advantage
Mobile Computing (Wireless Technology)
Handheld Device Security and Contingency Planning
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
CFO's View of Information Technology: A Current Survey
Management Of Assets And Liabilities
Working Capital and Cash Management
Evaluating Working Capital
Cash Management
Cash Management Models
Banking Relationships
International Cash Management
Management of Accounts Receivable
Managing Receivables
Investment in Accounts Receivable
Inventory Management
Inventory Recording and Control
Inventory Costs
Economic Order Quantity
Reorder Point
How to Find the Optimal Safety Stock Size
ABC Inventory Control
Service Business
Management of Payables
Accounts Payable System
Managing Payables
Financing The Business
Short-Term and Intermediate-Term Financing
Short-Term Financing
Intermediate-Term Financing
Long-Term Financing
Types of Long-Term Debt and When Each Should Be Used
Issuance of Equity Securities
Financing Strategy
Warrants and Convertibles
Convertible Securities
Cost of Capital and Capital Structure Decisions
Individual Costs of Capital
EBIT-EPS Approach to Capital Structure Decisions
Analysis of Corporate Cash Flows
Coverage Ratios
Capital Structure Decisions
Dividend Policy
Types of Dividend Policies
Variables to Be Considered
Financial Management of Multinational Corporations
Financial Management Essentials for MNCs
Foreign Exchange Market
Financial Strategies
Types of Foreign Exchange Exposure
Interest Rate Parity
Purchasing Power Parity
Appraising Foreign Investments
Analysis of Foreign Investments
Financial Analysis, Insurance And Legal Considerations, And Economics
Financial Statement Analysis
Financial Analysis Essentials
Balance Sheet Analysis
Potential for Business Failure
Income Statement Analysis
Market Value Ratios
Analyzing the Financial Structure of the Firm
Product Line Measures
Industry Characteristics Indicative of Greater Risk
Considerations in Foreign Operations
Analysis, Evaluation, and Control of Revenue and Costs
Control Reports
Control of Costs
Performance Measures
Business Processes
Insurance and Legal Considerations
Insurance Protection
Types of Insurance
Medical and Catastrophe Coverage
Liability Insurance Coverage for CFOs
Business Law
Reading Economic Indicators
How Can You Keep Track of the Economy with Economic and Monetary Indicators?
Housing-Related Measures
Indices of Leading, Coincident, and Lagging Economic Indicators
Other Important Economic Indices
Monetary Indicators and How They Impact the Economy
Understanding Economic Data and Indicators
Economic Indicators and Stocks and Businesses
Economic Indicators and Bond Yields
Liquidity And Treasury
Corporate Investments in Securities
Cash and Liquidity Management
Terms and Features of Bonds
Other Fixed Income Investments
Money Market Preferred Stock
Private Equity
Current Trends in Liquidity Management Strategy
Tax Factors in Financial Decision Making
What Should You Know about Taxes?
Gross Income
Tax Planning
Mergers And Acquisitions, Divestitures, Failure, And Reorganization
Mergers and Acquisitions
Fair Market Value of Net Assets
Capitalization of Revenue
Price/Earnings Ratio
Similar Businesses
Sales of Stock
Combination of Methods
Successful Strategy for Mergers and Acquisitions
Why Divest?
Asset Valuation Methods
Profi tability Methods
Market-Based Comparisons
Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
Divestiture with Uncertainty
Forecasting Corporate Financial Distress
Prediction Models
Z-Score Model
Failure and Reorganization
Business Failure
Valuation of Bonds and Stocks
How to Value a Security
How to Value Bonds
How to Value Preferred Stock
How to Value Common Stock