Accounting and finance like all other business disciplines, really are as much art as they are science. The art of accounting and finance is the art of using limited data to come as close as possible to an accurate description of how well a company is performing. Accounting and finance are not reality, they are a reflection of reality and the accuracy of that reflection depends on the ability of accountants and finance professionals to make reasonable assumptions and to calculate reasonable estimates.
"Financial Intelligenceis accessible, jargon-free, and filled with entertaining stories from real companies. It will help non-financial managers add substantially more to their companies’ – and their own – success. If you have ever wanted to “talk numbers” confidently with your colleagues, this is the book for you." Business Literacy
"There is no dearth of books on finance and one can pick up any that one likes. However, one book that I would like to recommend, especially to the non-finance types, is Financial Intelligence. The primary reason for that is that the book is extremely well written, jargon-free and extremely enjoyable to read (and that is a HUGE plus in its favour)." Bluebarn
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