Wiley CPA Exam Review 2007 Financial Accounting and Reporting

Wiley CPA Exam Review 2007 Financial Accounting and Reporting

by Patrick R. Delaney, O. Ray Whittington

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Overview

The most effective system available to prepare for the CPA exam—proven for over thirty years—Wiley CPA Exam Review 2007: Financial Accounting and Reporting offers timely, up-to-the-minute coverage for the computerized exam. It contains all current AICPA content requirements in financial accounting and reporting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471797579
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/05/2006
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 1008
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Ray Whittington, PhD, CPA, CMA, CIA, is the dean of the College of Commerce at DePaul University. Prior to joining the faculty at DePaul, Professor Whittington was the Director of Accountancy at San Diego State University. From 1989 through 1991, he was the Director of Auditing Research for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and he previously was on the audit staff of KPMG. He previously served as a member of the Auditing Standards Board of the AICPA and as a member of the Accounting and Review Services Committee and the Board of Regents of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Professor Whittington has published numerous textbooks, articles, monographs, and continuing education courses.

Patrick R. Delaney was the Arthur Andersen LLP Alumni Professor of Accountancy and Department Chair at Northern Illinois University. He received his PhD in Accountancy from the University of Illinois. He had public accounting experience with Arthur Andersen LLP and was coauthor of GAAP: Interpretation and Application, also published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He served as Vice President and a member of the Illinois CPA Society’s Board of Directors, and was Chairman of its Accounting Principles Committee; was a past president of the Rockford Chapter, Institute of Management Accountants; and had served on numerous other professional committees. He was a member of the American Accounting Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Institute of Management Accountants. Professor Delaney was published in The Accounting Review and was a recipient of the Illinois CPA Society’s Outstanding Educator Award, NIU’s Excellence in Teaching Award, and Lewis University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. He was involved in NIU’s CPA Review Course as director and instructor.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. BEGINNING YOUR CPA REVIEW PROGRAM.

CHAPTER 2. EXAMINATION GRADING.

CHAPTER 3. THE SOLUTIONS APPROACH.

CHAPTER 4. TAKING THE EXAMINATION.

CHAPTER 5. FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING.

Modules and Abbreviations1

7 Basic Theory and Financial Reporting

A. Basic Concepts.

B. Error Correction.

C. Accounting Changes.

D. Financial Statements.

8 Inventory INVY.

9 Fixed Assets FA.

10 Monetary Current Assets and Current Liabilities.

11 Present Value PV.

A. Fundamentals.

B. Bonds.

C. Debt Restructure.

D. Pensions.

E. Leases.

12 Deferred Taxes DETX.

13 Stockholders’ Equity STK.

14 Investments IVES.

15 Statement of Cash Flows SCF.

16 Business Combinations and Consolidations.

17 Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities.

18 Miscellaneous MISC.

A. Personal Financial Statements.

B. Interim Reporting.

C. Segment Reporting.

D. Partnership Accounting.

E. Foreign Currency Translation.

19 Governmental Accounting GOV.

20 Not-for-Profit Accounting NFP.

Outlines of Accounting Pronouncements.

APPENDIX A: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING SAMPLE EXAMINATION.

APPENDIX B: SAMPLE TESTLETS RELEASED BY THE AICPA.

APPENDIX C: 2006 RELEASED AICPA QUESTIONS.

INDEX.

1 As explained in Chapter 1, this book is organized into 14 modules (manageable study units). The numbering of the modules commences with number 7 to correspond with the numbering system used in our two-volume set.

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