'Financial Accounting' is intended as a core textbook for students studying the subject for the first time. This book provides a self-contained, introductory course that covers topics such as the main financial statements, regulatory and conceptual frameworks and interpretation of accounts. 'Financial Accounting' also includes recent developments in accounting, and this second edition is completely updated to reflect the impact of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).'Financial Accounting' is an easy-to-follow introduction to the subject, andcan be used by students on both accounting and non-accounting degrees, as well as those on MBA and MSc courses. It is designed to be useful for UK students and for those studying accounting in English overseas.Designed to be both engaging and accessible to the student, 'Financial Accounting' features: Full IFRS coverage.Lively and clear presentational style.Financial data from a wide variety of international companies such as Heineken, Nokia, Tesco and Volkswagen.Numerous real-life examples, which bring the subject to life.End-of-chapter questions of escalating difficulty, together with accompanying answers, enabling the student to develop their understanding of the key concepts.Rich supporting website at www.wileyeurope.com/college/jones featuring accounting concept modules for students as well as solutions, quizzes, extra question material and PowerPoint slides for lecturers. An accessible introduction to the subject intended as a core textbook for students studying financial accounting for the first time: either those following an undergraduate degree in a business school, or non-business studies students studying a financial accounting course.