Inventory Accounting: A Comprehensive Guide

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Dramatically improve inventory accuracy with bestselling authorSteven Bragg's step-by-step guidelines

Inventory Accounting is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide tosetting up an inventory accounting system and keeping it running atmaximum efficiency. This hands-on book provides accountingprofessionals with essential information on how to:
* Set up an accounting system that efficiently handles accumulatinginventory costs, summarizing accounts, and standard journal entriesused to record transactions
* Use best practices to increase the efficiency ofinventory-tracking and costing functions
* Install unique controls to combat inventory fraud
* Implement a step-by-step checklist of activities for inventorycounting procedures
* Save hours of valuable time researching various GAAP referencemanuals
* Adapt inventory tracking and costing systems to accommodate avariety of manufacturing systems

Spanning the entire spectrum of inventory accounting, InventoryAccounting deftly explores every facet of the field to helpprofessionals eliminate inaccuracies from their inventoryaccounting systems.
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About the author

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, CMA, CIA, CPIM, has been the CFO orcontroller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager atErnst & Young and auditor at Deloitte & Touche. He receiveda master's degree from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College,and a bachelor's degree in economics from The University of Maine.Mr. Bragg resides in Centennial, Colorado. He has written twentybooks, including Accounting Best Practices, Accounting ReferenceDesktop, and Controllership: The Work of the Managerial Accountant,all published by Wiley.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Mar 18, 2005
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9780471718727
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Accounting / Managerial
Business & Economics / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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