This textbook provides an accessible introduction to accounting, giving a clear and concise overview of financial accounting, management accounting and financial management. Using international examples, cases and real company data to contextualise the theory, the authors explain the key concepts in a logical fashion, providing students with a theoretical and practical foundation in the subject. In particular, the running case study helps students to keep applying new concepts to a familiar context. The main author, Jill Collis, is an experienced author who has a proven ability to simplify difficult topics and communicate them in a clear and engaging way. This textbook has been developed specifically to provide a comprehensive introduction to accounting for anybody coming to the subject for the first time, either at undergraduate or postgraduate level.