From the Back Cover
The ultimate resource for Linking financial accounting principles to real-world applications in hospitality now in a new edition
As the hospitality field continues to grow and diversify, today's hospitality professionals need to understand financial accounting at a higher level than ever before. Written by some of the most respected authors in accounting, Hospitality Financial Accounting, Second Edition gives a complete introduction to financial accounting principles and demonstrates how to apply them to all facets of the hospitality industry.
Updated with the latest developments in the accounting and hospitality fields, Hospitality Financial Accounting, Second Edition covers the basics of financial accounting and then shows readers how to analyze financial statements and deal with the daily issues they will face on the job. In this Second Edition, the authors have provided engaging new coverage and features including:
A dedicated chapter on financial statement analysis
The PepsiCo Inc. 2006 Annual Report, which illustrates key concepts using real-world financial statements
New case studies covering a variety of hospitality enterprises doing business today
View of the hospitality industry expanded to such businesses as casinos, spas, and purveyors
An expanded section on ethics with real-world cases
New "Accounting in Action" vignettes from hospitality and online companies that support the concepts being discussed
Applied exercises that demonstrate the relevance of accounting to hospitality businesses
Appendices that discuss subsidiary ledgers and special journals
Comprehensive in scope, vibrant with real-world detail, reader-friendly, and accessible, Hospitality Financial Accounting, Second Edition is a key resource for anyone preparing for a career as a hospitality professional.
About the Author
Jerry J. Weygandt, Ph.D., C.P.A., is the Arthur Andersen Alumni Professor of Accounting at the University of WisconsinMadison.
Donald E. Kieso, Ph.D., C.P.A., is the KPMG Emeritus Professor of Accounting at Northern Illinois University.
Paul D. Kimmel, Ph.D., C.P.A., is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of WisconsinMilwaukee.
Agnes L. DeFranco, Ed.D., C.H.E., is a Professor in the Conrad N. Hilton School of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston.