Finance for Non-financial Managers offers 24 lessons that explain the building blocks of financial statements, budgets, and audits. The book offers the explanations in the context of how readers can use the information in a practical way. Readers get tips and insight into what to look for when reading financial statements, how businesses measure profitability, how to stay on top of the budgeting process, and how to track cash flow. The book will be augmented with pedagogical material on an MHPE web site.
Katherine Wagner, CPA, is a consultant to Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and other top accounting firms. Her articles on business and finance have appeared in a variety of industry magazines, journals, and newsletters.