Financial Management and Accounting for the Construction Industry
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Written specifically for the construction industry by CFMA experts with years of hands-on experience and assembled by the expert LexisNexis editorial team, Financial Management and Accounting for the Construction Industry is a highly practical reference covering the topics vital to construction industry financial professionals. This 2-volume set covers topics including income recognition, planning for income taxes, and preparing bids and estimates, as well as dozens of examples, sample reports, detailed checklists and sample computations.
Inside you’ll find extensive and thorough discussion and analysis by CFMA experts on accounting, reporting, cash management, budgeting and planning, total quality management, common industry tax issues, and implementation of electronic application and control systems. Expert advice is also included on legal issues, insurance, surety and government contracts, handling claims and change orders, and controlling contract and project costs. In addition, Financial Management and Accounting for the Construction Industry now includes discussions of IT control considerations, dispute resolution, M-Theory and Spheres of Influence, Immigration compliance, Bonus depreciation, qualified leasehold improvements, and IRC 179. It's a single source for issues in financial management in construction industry context.
A convenient loose-leaf format allows you to quickly and easily find what you need and remove it from the binder to scan, photocopy, or take with you to a job site. First published in 1988, this indispensable publication is updated annually and is a dependable source for the most current issues and analysis affecting the construction financial professional.
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Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Industry Overview
CHAPTER 2 Roles and Responsibilities of the Financial Manager
CHAPTER 3 Accounting and Reporting
CHAPTER 4 Income Recognition
CHAPTER 5 Overview of Independent Auditor's Role in Construction Auditing
CHAPTER 6 Legal Issues
CHAPTER 7 Alternative Dispute Resolution
CHAPTER 8 Government Contracts
CHAPTER 9 Joint Ventures
CHAPTER 10 Foreign Operations
CHAPTER 11 Privatization
CHAPTER 12 Valuation of a Closely Held Construction Company
CHAPTER 13 Budgeting and Planning
CHAPTER 14 Capital Budgeting
CHAPTER 15 Cash Management
CHAPTER 16 Estimating and Bidding: Costing and Pricing the Work
CHAPTER 17 Information Technology in the Construction Industry
CHAPTER 18 Activity-Based Costing: A Strategic Cost Management Tool for Construction Companies
CHAPTER 19 Benchmarking
CHAPTER 20 Banking: A Practical Guide for Contractors
CHAPTER 21 Total Quality Management
CHAPTER 22 Contract Costs and Project Control
CHAPTER 23 Project Management
CHAPTER 24 Change Orders, Claims, and Other Contract Changes
CHAPTER 25 Developing and Maintaining a Sound Base Pay Program
CHAPTER 26A Employee Benefits
CHAPTER 26B Immigration Compliance
CHAPTER 27 Risk Management and Insurance
CHAPTER 28 Surety
CHAPTER 29 Federal Income Taxation
CHAPTER 30 Federal Income Taxation--Cost Segregation and Depreciation Aspects for the Construction Industry
Appendix I: GLOSSARY