Like many of you, all throughout the year I try to read as many books as I can for both business and pleasure – unfortunately, for me, there really isn’t much crossover here!
The hardest part however, is picking out the right book. So for my last blog post of 2018, I thought I would share with all of you, a compilation of 20 book lists and 195 books, resulting in the top 15 recommended books for Accountants
So, for your reading pleasure, here are the top 15 most recommended books:
- Accounting Made Simple – Accounting Explained in 100 Pages or Less by Mike Piper
- Accounting All-in-One For Dummies by Kenneth Boyd, Lita Epstein, Mark P. Holtzman, Frimette Kass-Shraibman, Maire Loughran, Vijay S. Sampath, John A. Tracy, Tage C. Tracy, Jill Gilbert Welytok
- Warren Buffett Accounting Book: Reading Financial Statements for Value Investing Buffett Book Edition by Stig Brodersen and Preston Pysh.
- Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports by Howard Schilit and Jeremy Perler
- A Brief History of Economic Genius by Paul Strathern
- Financial Statements: A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding and Creating Financial Reports by Thomas R. Ittelson
- The Tax and Legal Playbook: Game-Changing Solutions to Your Small Business Questions by Mark J. Kohler
- Narrative and Numbers: The Value of Stories in Business by Aswath Damodaran
- Accounting Game: Basic Accounting Fresh from the Lemonade Stand by Darrell Mullis and Judith Orloff
- Accounting for Small Business Owners by Tycho Press
- Financial Accounting: Ifrs by Jerry J. Weygandt, Paul D. Kimmel, and Donald E. Kieso
- Visual Finance: The One Page Visual Model to Understand Financial Statements and Make Better Business Decisions by Georgi Tsvetanov
- Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis by Charles T. Horngren, Srikant M. Datar, and George Foster
- How to Read a Financial Report: Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers by John A. Tracy
- Accounting Principles by Jerry J. Weygandt, Paul D. Kimmel, and Donald E. Kieso
Read the full article, breaking down all the books and how the results were calculated.