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Financial Accounting

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Joe Ben Hoyle and C.J. Skender
April 2012
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This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Financial Accounting (undergraduate or MBA-level).

Financial Accounting uses the Socratic Method to guide students through the world of business and financial reporting. Students will attain usable knowledge of the principles of financial accounting, as well as an appreciation for its importance and logic.

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  • Use of Socratic Method to sequentially cover standard topics through carefully constructed questions and answers.
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Joe Ben Hoyle

Joe Hoyle is an associate professor of accounting at the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond. In 2006, he was named by BusinessWeek as one of 26 favorite undergraduate business professors in the United States. In 2007, he was selected as the Virginia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. In 2009, he was judged to be one of the 100 most influential members of the accounting profession by Accounting Today. In 2015, he was the inaugural recipient of the J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook Prize, recognized for consistently demonstrating the attributes of a superior teacher in the accounting discipline at an undergraduate level. Hoyle earned his BA degree in accounting from Duke University and his MA degree in business and economics, with a minor in education, from Appalachian State University. Hoyle also has three decades of experience operating his own CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Exam review programs. In 2008, he created CPA Review for Free (, which provides thousands of free questions to help accountants around the world prepare for the CPA Exam.

C.J. Skender Univ Of N Carolina-Chapel Hill

C. J. Skender has received multiple teaching awards at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School (10), at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business (5), and at North Carolina State University (5). He has been included among the outstanding Fuqua faculty in four editions of the Business Week Guide to the Best Business Schools. Skender also received the James M. Johnston Teaching Excellence Award at the University of North Carolina in 2005. His classes were featured in and in 2006. Skender has served as a training consultant on three continents for Glaxo Wellcome, IBM, Nortel Networks, Paragon Trade Brands, Siemens, Starwood, and Wells Fargo. Skender holds academic degrees from Lehigh University and Duke University. He attended Lehigh on a basketball scholarship and graduated magna cum laude. He has attained eleven professional designations in accounting, financial planning, insurance, and management: CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CMA (Certified Management Accountant), CCA (Certified Cost Analyst), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant), CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter), CFP (Certified Financial Planner), AIAF (Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), CFM (Certified in Financial Management), and CBM (Certified Business Manager).
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