The late James O. Gill worked as Division Manager and Projects Manager with the Naval Weapons Support Center in Crane, Indiana. He was the author of Financial Basics of Small Business Success, Financial Analysis, and the first edition of Understanding Financial Statements, all published by Crisp Publications, Inc. Jim enjoyed great success teaching financial basics to people with limited financial backgrounds. The new author selected to revise Understanding Financial Statements is Moira E. Chatton. She earned a degree in biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of Georgia.
To describe how the three primary financial statements are prepared and what each means to a business.
To explain the differences between cash and profit from an accrual prospective.
To introduce ratios and proportions and show how easily they are developed and used
To explain how to examine and get better productivity from your expenses
To provide tested techniques for gaining better control over your business finances