ACCT4 Financial: Asia-Pacific Edition,
4th Edition

Jonathan Tyler, Norman H. Godwin, C. Wayne Alderman

ISBN-13: 9780170451727
Copyright 2022 | Published
320 pages | List Price: USD $74.75

ACCT4 Financial is ideal for students learning the preparers/debits and credits approach to accounting. Australian cases and examples have been included throughout the text to give you direct application to relevant, real-life concepts.


1. Financial accounting
2. Financial statements
3. Recording accounting transactions
4. Accrual accounting and adjusting entries
5. Cash and internal controls
6. Receivables
7. Inventory
8. Non-current assets and intangible assets
9. Liabilities
10. Shareholders' equity
11. Partnerships
12. Cash flow statement
13. Financial statement analysis
Appendix A: Time value of money
Appendix B: Investments
Appendix C: The 2020 CSL Annual Report (excerpted)

  • Jonathan Tyler

    Jonathan Tyler was Associate Professor and the Deputy Head, Accounting Discipline Group at UTS. He researches in Financial Accounting, Auditing and Accounting Education, and teaches Introductory Accounting and Auditing. Jonathan is Company Secretary and a Director of Sydney Education Broadcasting (2SER FM) at the University of Technology Sydney/Macquarie University radio station and a director of Crossing the Line Sport Limited (a not-for-profit company guiding athletes to success beyond their sports career). He is involved outside the University in the dissemination of business information to secondary schools and the community through Australian Business Week.

  • Norman H. Godwin

    Norman H. Godwin, PhD, CPA, is a Charles M. Taylor Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy at Auburn University. Since coming to Auburn in 1996, Godwin has taught financial accounting to undergraduate, graduate, and executive students and has received numerous teaching awards. He has maintained an active research agenda, publishing in journals such as Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance; Journal of Business Finance & Accounting; Issues in Accounting Education; Journal of Risk and Insurance; and Accounting Horizons. Godwin has also participated in several outreach efforts during his career, the most recent of which is his development of a series of humorous, common-sense videos on financial literacy. The Enrich Your Life series is used in the continuing education efforts of a major international corporation. Dr. Godwin also comments occasionally on financial literacy topics on regional television in Georgia and Alabama. Dr. Godwin has served the accounting and academic professions in several ways including President of the American Accounting Association's Southeast Region, President of the National Council of Tau Sigma National Honor Society, and Chair of the American Accounting Association's Financial Literacy Task Force. Godwin has served as Director of Auburn's School of Accountancy since 2003. He is married and has four children.

  • C. Wayne Alderman

    Wayne Alderman is Dean of Enrollment Services, a position he has held since November, 2006. Dr. Alderman received his BS degree in Accounting in 1971 and his MBA degree in 1972 from Auburn University. He worked with Ernst & Young for two years and then went to the University of Tennessee where he received his Doctorate in Accounting in 1977. He served on the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin and returned to Auburn in 1979 as an accounting professor. He has served as department head in Accounting and Associate Dean and Dean (1993-2000) of the Business School. He has coauthored textbooks in Accounting Information Systems and Auditing and has published more than forty refereed journal articles. Under his leadership as Dean of Business, the College established the Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship, eleven new endowed professorships, an Executive MBA program, and a Physicians Executive MBA program. Endowments increased by twelve million dollars and scholarship awards increased fourfold. As Dean of Enrollment Services, he is responsible for recruiting and admissions decisions for all undergraduate programs as well as responsibility for all university scholarship programs.

  • New coverage of GST in ACCT4 Financial.Traditionally covered at second-year and above because of its complexity, ACCT4 conveys the concept of GST at an introductory level.This is in response to feedback from users and is in contrast to its absence in other texts in the market

  • New introductory coverage of Ethics in ACCT4 Financial. An emerging topic in both Accounting and Finance in light of the Australian Royal Commission into Banking, ACCT4 Financial introduces this topic in this edition and references the full Ethics chapter in ACCT4 Management

  • New 2019-20 CSL annual report for ACCT4 Financial. A fascinating long-form industry case study that engages students in the world of biotechnology planning

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  • The approachable book design encourages students to get to grips with a traditionally intimidating subject area without skimping on content, details and context Friendly book extent (unlike other texts in the market, this is not an off-putting ‘brick’), with a breadth and depth of student content and extra instructor content contained in the online enrichment modules Tear-out revision cards give students succinct, portable user-friendly summaries of key terms and formulas, learning objectives, concepts and revision demonstration problems and answers. Also available as downloads so students can access them anywhere, any time Australian cases and examples give students direct application to relevant, real-life concepts The CSL case study brings accounting to life for students, using financial data from the exciting and highly relevant field of biomedicine MindTap - Premium online teaching and learning tools are available on the MindTap platform - the personalised eLearning solution.

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