Basic Financial Accounting for Management
Financial accounting primer
If you are looking for a starter book on finance, here is Basic Financial Accounting for Management by Paresh Shah ( www.oup.com). Written to help the self-learner, the book has exercises and case studies in ample measure, apart from a discussion of the basics in a simple style.
For instance, in a section on ‘buyback of shares’, Shah explains that the phrase refers to the act of purchasing own shares by a company ‘either from free reserve, securities premium, or proceeds of any shares or securities’.