Stickney & Weil’s Financial Accounting text ‘Financial Accounting - An introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses’ is one of the most popular financial accounting text among MBA, graduate and undergraduate students. Into its 12th edition, this Financial accounting text written by Clyde P. Stickney and Roman L. Weil featured right on top of Graduate Tutor’s National Accounting Faculty survey 2008 as the most popular text. The survey dealt with the availability and ease of access of Teaching Assistants for financial accounting tutoring and the level of tutoring provided by accounting faculty at top business schools.
Graduate Tutor provides live online tutoring for Stickney & Weil’s Financial Accounting text ‘Financial Accounting - An introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses’. Our financial accounting tutors typically use the 5th edition of Libby, Libby & Short’s financial accounting text book or Stickney & Weil’s Financial Accounting text to tutor financial accounting students. Please email us if you use another financial accounting or management accounting text book and we will be happy to work with your text book.
Libby, Libby & Short’s financial accounting text book or Stickney & Weil’s text books are used for the introductory accounting, intermediate accounting and advanced accounting programs at many universities.
The authors Clyde P. Stickney and Roman L. Weil have come to refer to the book’s title by using the acronym FACMU - ‘Financial Accounting - An introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses’.
Stickney & Weil’s Financial Accounting text’s has achieved this level of popularity for a number of reasons but most significantly for the implementation of its stated purpose. Stickney & Weil’s choice of the Financial Accounting text’s name ‘Financial Accounting - An introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses’ was excellent because it aptly describes its purpose – to provide an introduction to the various financial accounting concepts, financial accounting methods and uses of financial accounting / statements by various parties.
Stickney P. Clyde:
Professor Stickney P. Clyde has to his credit several books on financial accounting, managerial accounting, and financial statement analysis. His work has also been published in the Journal of Financial Statement Analysis, Handbook of International Accounting, and Journal of Financial Statement Analysis. Professor Clyde is also the Signal Companies’ Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. Professor Clyde has been an assistant professor at the University of Chicago, an associate professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a visiting professor at the Helsinki School of Economics and the International University of Japan.
Roman L. Weil:
Roman L. Weil, Ph.D., CMA, CPA, is the V. Duane Rath Professor of Accounting at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. Dr. Weil has to his credit dozens of books and articles. Dr. Weil has served on the accrediting committee of the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business. He has also designed and implemented continuing education programs for accounting firms. Dr. Weil is a member of the American Accounting Association, The American Economics Association, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on the Securities and Exchange Commission Advisory Committee on Replacement Cost Accounting and the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council.
By concepts believe concepts , methods and uses to be basic to any study of financial accounting as described below.
Concepts of financial accounting: Stickney & Weil’s Financial Accounting text provides an explanation of the various Financial Accounting concepts that drive the world of financial statements. Stickney & Weil’s Financial Accounting An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses ensures that users will master the important accounting concepts.
Methods followed in implementing the concepts of financial accounting: Clyde P. Stickney and Roman L. Weil have also ensured that users of this book will learn accounting procedures / cycles or methods that will deepen their understanding of the accounting concepts they have already learnt.
Uses of financial accounting:
A thorough study of Financial accounting – An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses by Clyde P. Stickney and Roman L. Weil will make it easier for students to relate the preparation of financial statements with the various situations in which such statements might be used.
Other financial accounting text books that we use at the graduate and undergraduate level include Libby, Libby & Short’s Financial Accounting text titled ‘Financial Accounting’. Please email us if you use another financial accounting text book and we will be willing to work with your choice of text book.