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The Vest Pocket CFO, 3rd Edition

The Vest Pocket CFO, 3rd Edition

Jae K. Shim, Joel G. Siegel

ISBN: 978-0-470-22705-3

Mar 2008

768 pages

Select type: E-Book



The thorough reference that goes wherever you go

The Vest Pocket CFO is the perfect up-to-date reference tool for today's busy CFO, controller, treasurer, and other finance professionals. Written in an easy Q&A 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.

Part 1. Reports and Filings.

One. Chief Financial Officer's Reports.

Two. Securities and Exchange

Commission Filings.

Part 2. Financial Accounting.

Three. Financial Statement Reporting: The Income Statement.

Four. Financial Statement Reporting:

The Balance Sheet.

Five. The Statement of Cash Flows.

Six. Accounting and Disclosures.

Seven. Key Financial Accounting Areas.

Eight. Interim and Segmental Reporting.

Part 3. Management Accounting.

Nine. Cost Management and Analysis.

Ten. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

and Leverage.

Eleven. Short-Term Decisions.

Twelve. Financial Forecasting, Planning, and Budgeting.

Thirteen. Risk Management.

Fourteen. Capital Budgeting.

Fifteen. What and Why of Responsibility Accounting.

Sixteen. Control of Profit Centers.

Seventeen. Performance of Investment Centers

and Transfer Pricing.

Eighteen. How To Analyze And Improve Corporate Profitability And Shareholder Value.

Nineteen. Sustainable Growth Model.

Part 4. Management of Assets

and Payables.

Twenty. Working Capital and Cash


Twenty-one. Management of Accounts Receivable.

Twenty-two. Inventory Management.

Twenty-three. Management of Payables.

Part 5. Financing the Business.

Twenty-four. Short-Term and Intermediate-Term


Twenty-five. Long-Term Financing.

Twenty-six. Warrants And Convertibles.

Twenty-seven. Cost of Capital and Capital.

Twenty-eight. Dividend Policy.

Twenty-nine. Financial Management Of Multinational Corporations.

Part 6. Financial Analysis.

Thirty. Financial Statement Analysis.

Thirty-one. Analysis, Evaluation, and Control

of Revenue and Costs.

Thirty-two. Insurance and Legal Considerations.

Thirty-three. Basics of Economics.

PAart 7. Investments.

Thirty-four. Corporate Investments In Securities.

Part 8. Taxation.

Thirty-five. Tax Factors In Financial

Decision Making.

Part 9. Mergers, Divestitures, Failure, And Reorganization.

Thirty-six. Mergers And Acquisitions.

Thirty-seven. Divestiture.

Thirty-eight. Forecasting Corporate Financial

Thirty-nine. Failure and Reorganization.