Fundamentals of Advanced Accounting

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9780324378900: Fundamentals of Advanced Accounting

Practice accounting the way you will in your professional career with the unique, one-term FUNDAMENTALS OF ADVANCED ACCOUNTING text. Designed specifically for the abbreviated advanced accounting course, FUNDAMENTALS OF ADVANCED ACCOUNTING is the only text in the market to use the horizontal approach to consolidations, which is what you'll most likely encounter in professional practice as you begin your accounting career. You'll find a conceptually strong introduction to consolidations, partnerships, government, not-for-profit, and other advanced topics as this new book covers the topics most important for your future career and for your preparation for today's CPA exam. The book's coverage reflects the latest FASB and GASB pronouncements, with carefully selected exercises and problems that give you the opportunity to perfect your skills. A unique consolidations tutorial and electronic working papers for Excel save you time and ensure you understand the skills you practice for ongoing accounting success.

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Paul M. Fischer is the Jerry Leer Professor of Accounting and Accounting Area Chair at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He teaches intermediate, advanced financial, and management accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has received the AMOCO Outstanding Professor Award, the Outstanding Executive MBA Professor Award, and the School of Business Administration Advisory Council Teaching Award. He also teaches continuing education classes and provides executive training courses for several large corporations. He earned his undergraduate accounting degree at Milwaukee and earned an M.B.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Fischer is a CPA and member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs, and the American Accounting Association. Dr. Fischer has co-authored numerous texts and journal articles, as well as computer software. He actively pursues research and consulting interests in the areas of leasing, pension accounting, and business combinations.

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"I like the horizontal approach to consolidations. I believe students can more easily grasp the consolidation concept with worksheets, and the horizontal approach simply enhances that learning."

"The horizontal approach used by the text is very student friendly. The material is presented in a logical and consistent manner with sufficient examples. This enables my students to develop a basic understanding of the logic of consolidation procedures without excessive reliance upon the mechanics of a worksheet."

"I prefer the horizontal approach implemented here. I think it is easier for the students to grasp and therefore easier to convey in the classroom."

"This textbook is probably the best available to teach advanced accounting topics today. It is up-to-date with accounting standards and a well-written text that succinctly presents topics typically covered in advanced accounting courses. Further, the exhibits throughout the text enhance student learning."

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