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87 books of Steven M. Bragg

Filled with pragmatic insights, proactive strategies, and best practices, is destined to become your essential desktop companion. This thorough guidebook is essential reading for the CFO requiring an overview of strategies, measurement and control systems, financial analysis tools, funding sources, and management improvement tips.

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Unlike other books on treasury management, this book is written by a corporate financial professional to his peers. This book provides forms, controls, policies and procedures that show exactly how to manage the treasury function. The tentative contents is: (1) Risk Management (Foreign exchange; Interest rate; Debt; Derivatives); (2) Financing (Bank financing; Bond financing, valuation, and credit ratings; Asset securitization); (3) Cash Management (Cash forecasting; Domestic payments; International payments; Cash management concepts: pooling, cash concentration, and intercompany netting); (4) Special Products (Spot foreign exchange; Forward foreign exchange; Foreign exchange swaps; Foreign currency options; Interest rate swaps; Interest rate options); and (5) Treasury systems and Regulatory issues.

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is the handy problem-­solver that gives today's busy bookkeepers and accountants the helpful information they need in a quick-­reference format. Whether in public practice or private industry, professionals will always have this reliable reference tool at their fingertips. Filled with dozens of accounting best practices, is a powerful companion for the ever-­changing world of today's accountant and bookkeeper.

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"Steve captures the essence of the problems affecting the financial close process within corporations of all sizes; from the period close of subledgers and general ledger through financial reporting, and the relationship and interdependencies of governance, people and technology. A must-­read for the corporate controller.­" —David Taylor, ACMA, MBA, VP Strategy, Trintech Inc. ", Second Edition is a must-­read for today's busy controllers. Steven Bragg points out everything that can be done outside the close that you just never realized didn't actually have to be part of the month-­end close process! Very commonsensical approach!­" —Kathleen Schneibel, mba, cpa, Controller/CFO for Hire, KMAS Consulting LLC "A well-­executed 'fast close' can bring many valuable benefits to any company, from improving organizational performance to transforming accounting executives from financial historians to trusted advisors. In Fast Close, Second Edition, Steve systematically breaks down the steps . . .

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Required reading for anyone starting, running, or growing a business, puts answers at the fingertips of business managers, with nearly 250 operational criteria and clear, easy-­to-­understand explanations that can be used right away. The includes twenty new measurements. An ideal tool for measuring corporate performance, this authoritative resource allows you to pick and choose the tools you need to best assess your organization's performance.

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"For a comprehensive, yet easy-­to-­read guide to fixing those all-­too-­common shortcomings in your accounting department, look no further than this excellent book. Steve Bragg provides hundreds of fixes, many of them requiring surprisingly little time or cost while providing a handy guide to common implementation pitfalls . . . I would recommend this invaluable book to anyone who is looking to enhance their existing processes, whether due to growth in their business, compliance with Sarbanes-­Oxley, or just as part of their ongoing improvement process.­" —Martyn Webster, CPA, Director of FinanceXenoPort, Inc. "This book is critical to running an efficient and accurate accounting department. The use of RFID technology to track documents is one of many valuable tools in this latest edition. A required read for the demanding accounting manager's role.­" —Jason Charet, CPA "I've used Steve Bragg's books for years as a source of ideas for improvement. Like the previous editions, the Fifth . . .

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Now in a Second Edition, encompasses all of the major accounting and operational processes presented in basic, intermediate, and advanced layers, from those needed for a very basic paper-­based system, to computerized systems, to the use of advanced enhancements in computerized systems. The new edition includes new chapters on budgeting, collections, and acquisition integration and is the only book in the area of control systems providing a detailed analysis of fraud. Internal auditors and CFOs will not want to be without this go-­to resource.

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This unique book deals with the management of the payroll function. It covers payroll control systems, best practices, measurements and reports, and cost accounting and outsourcing-­all the topics that a practicing accountant is most concerned about.

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Originally used simply to save money, outsourcing is now expected to benefit companies in areas such as quality improvement, increased efficiency, cost control, added value, and fulfillment of customer needs. However, outsourcing can also result in a loss of control and in-­house expertise and dependency on an outside vendor. This book closely examines all of these issues, helps companies make informed decisions about whether and what to outsource, and advises how to ensure peak performance, both in- and out-­of-­house. This practical guide covers determining which functions to outsource, selecting suppliers and monitoring their performance, the impact of outsourcing on a company's strategic and financial position, and more.

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A wide-­ranging source of information for the practicing accountant, covers accounting regulations for all aspects of financial statements, accounting management reports, and management of the accounting department, including best practices, control systems, and the fast close. It also addresses financing options, pension plans, and taxation options. The perfect daily answer book, accountants and accounting managers will turn to time and again for answers to the largest possible number of accounting issues that are likely to arise.

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Books of Steven M. Bragg