After listening carefully to instructors and students alike, and after having developed what we have learned in more than eight successful editions and more than 25 years of being the market leader, we are confident that the Ninth Edition is the best until now!
The integration of the new International Accounting Standards and their comparison with the new GAAP p Private Entity improves the book’s main objective to help students understand, prepare and use financial information by linking education with the real world accounting environment. Our experience in the field of IFRS experienced and advanced in the industry, combined with an update of the technical content of the text, ensures that teachers and accounting students can continue to rely on Kieso, especially during a time of change.
Although the rapidly changing landscape of Canadian and international accounting is a major theme of the text, the authors continue to emphasize helping students understand the core concepts that are at the heart of the accounting profession. The chapters are interesting, informative and pedagogically sound. Clear explanations of important issues, concepts, and business transactions are provided, followed by examples of how they are applied in practice. Some interesting examples show how the resulting numbers are used and how Canadian companies actually count and report their transactions and accounting results.