Grounded in financial statements, Financial Accounting allows accountants to see not only the impact of financial transactions in financial statements, but also the impact of transactions on overall business decisions. The eighth edition offers new elements designed to sharpen Pratt's economic decision-making foundation with a more timely, real-world focus. Up-to-date, expanded, and detailed IFRS coverage is now included. The SEC 2014 roadmap is explored in all chapters. Comprehensive coverage of real-world financial crisis issues is presented. Accountants will also find more discussions on the increasing role of management's assessment of internal controls over financial reporting.