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Book details
  • Genre:BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SubGenre:Accounting / Financial
  • Language:English
  • Pages:208
  • eBook ISBN:9781612540900

Accounting Is Not a Foreign Language

Translating the Basics of Accounting

by Jeanine Pfeiffer

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Overview
Does accounting seem to be all Greek to you? Many small business owners have the passion and expertise necessary to run their businesses, but keeping journals and tallying accounts can be mystifying. Fear not! In Accounting Is Not a Foreign Language, Jeanine Pfeiffer guides readers through the fundamentals and complexities of accounting, using clear and straightforward terms to explain what all those numbers actually mean. Pfeiffer, an accountant with twenty years of experience in both small and large business accounting and the CEO of Pfeiffers Accounting and Consulting, LLC, offers this book to assist small business owners in keeping accurate and updated accounts and establishing a basic understanding of accounting. From debits and credits to income statements, Pfeiffer demonstrates just how to make accounting work for you, laying a foundation for future growth and profit. Her LINKS approach connects the disparate parts of accounting together in an easy-to-follow manner, helping readers see that in accounting, everything is linked together—linked to the overall business. Filled with helpful resources such as sample journal entries, receipts, and invoices, as well as detailed chapter summaries, Pfeiffer’s clear and matter-of-fact explanations lift the shroud of mystery from small business accounting, revealing a simple step-by-step process to building a better business. After reading Accounting Is Not a Foreign Language, you’ll be speaking the language of accounting fluently—and translating your business accounting into solid profit.
Description
Does accounting seem to be all Greek to you? Many small business owners have the passion and expertise necessary to run their businesses, but keeping journals and tallying accounts can be mystifying. Fear not! In Accounting Is Not a Foreign Language, Jeanine Pfeiffer guides readers through the fundamentals and complexities of accounting, using clear and straightforward terms to explain what all those numbers actually mean. Pfeiffer, an accountant with twenty years of experience in both small and large business accounting and the CEO of Pfeiffers Accounting and Consulting, LLC, offers this book to assist small business owners in keeping accurate and updated accounts and establishing a basic understanding of accounting. From debits and credits to income statements, Pfeiffer demonstrates just how to make accounting work for you, laying a foundation for future growth and profit. Her LINKS approach connects the disparate parts of accounting together in an easy-to-follow manner, helping readers see that in accounting, everything is linked together—linked to the overall business. Filled with helpful resources such as sample journal entries, receipts, and invoices, as well as detailed chapter summaries, Pfeiffer’s clear and matter-of-fact explanations lift the shroud of mystery from small business accounting, revealing a simple step-by-step process to building a better business. After reading Accounting Is Not a Foreign Language, you’ll be speaking the language of accounting fluently—and translating your business accounting into solid profit.
About the author
Jeanine Pfeiffer, a graduate from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, has a bachelor of arts in business administration with an option in accounting. She has twenty years of experience in accounting, where she has assisted many clients in a variety of industries including retail, distribution, manufacturing, service, professional service, and nonprofit. She has worked with large corporations, including Rena Ware International and Microsoft Corporation, as well as numerous small to mid-size companies. Her expertise includes many years helping small businesses restructure their accounting records by accurately identifying financial errors, updating financial data properly, and maintaining accurate financial data in a technologically efficient way. In her spare time, she likes to run and spend quality time with her family. Jeanine is CEO of Pfeiffers Accounting and Consulting, LLC and resides in Washington with her husband and three children.

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