Accounting Quickstart Guide, by Josh Baurele

Accounting Quickstart Guide

Josh Bauerle is a CPA and the author of Accounting QuickStart Guide.

Over the course of his ten-plus years in the industry, Josh has experienced a wide range of roles in the accounting world: cost accountant at a Fortune 500 company, auditor and tax preparer at a public accounting firm, financial advisor and, finally, owner of his own firm. This experience has allowed him to see firsthand the importance of proper accounting at all levels of business, from the billion-dollar companies to the guy starting an Amazon store from his basement.

Since 2012, Josh has become a sought-after expert in the accounting and tax industry, appearing on some of the largest business podcasts in the country and on national TV shows.

Josh lives in Willard, Ohio, with his wife Courtney, twin boys Jacob and Eli, and daughter Mollie. When he’s not helping business owners with accounting, he is coaching the Willard Lady Flashes tennis team, which just completed the school’s first-ever undefeated regular season and SBC Championship.

The Accounting QuickStart Guide expertly simplifies accounting fundamentals and is an invaluable resource for accounting students, business owners, bookkeepers, and other finance and record-keeping professionals everywhere! Whether you are a business owner looking to boost your bottom line or an accounting student looking to boost your grade, this book will prove indispensable on your journey.

This revolutionary book smashes the myth that says accounting must be dry, dense, and difficult to learn. Josh Bauerle simplifies the core principles of accounting with entertaining stories and examples as well as clarifying illustrations and practice problems—all of which combine to provide learners a path to fast and effective mastery of the material.

The Accounting QuickStart Guide, 3rd edition is a book that aims to simplify accounting fundamentals and make the subject enjoyable for accounting students, business owners, bookkeepers, and other finance and recordkeeping professionals worldwide. The author, Josh Bauerle, is a CPA who takes a down-to-earth approach to accounting and business strategy. He has been featured on the Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family show, the GenY Success show, and several other contemporary business media venues.

The book is designed to introduce key accounting concepts through entertaining and clarifying examples that provide fast and effective mastery of the material. Bauerle’s practical, real-world approach to the subject is consistently exemplified throughout the guide. The Accounting QuickStart Guide is ideal for readers with little to no knowledge of accounting, as it presents concepts assuming the reader has no prior knowledge.

The Accounting QuickStart Guide is suitable for business owners and managers looking to apply the power of accounting in small, medium-sized, and enterprise-class businesses. Accounting students at the high school, undergraduate, or graduate level, business students looking to develop a well-rounded grasp of accounting fundamentals, and bookkeepers and financial professionals who want to increase their job proficiencies through the application of accounting fundamentals. Accounting professionals looking to reboot their understanding of the core principles of accounting, as well as accounting experts looking to sharpen their skills, can also benefit from the book.

The guide covers classic double-entry accounting, business entity types, essential financial statements, the fundamental accounting equation, financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax accounting, GAAP standards, and how to increase profit margins and fraud-proof businesses using simple accounting tactics.

The Accounting QuickStart Guide includes sample exercises and quiz questions, plus other bonus materials to fine-tune readers’ accounting knowledge. It’s a valuable resource for readers looking to boost their bottom line or their exam scores and consider it the first of many good decisions they’re soon to make as a moonlighting CPA.

213 pages


First published May 31, 2018

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