Accounting is the backbone of business and how a company’s financial success or failure is measured. This four-part series—a blend of essential facts, real-world examples, and insightful commentary by accountancy professionals and business owners and managers—provides an indispensable overview of the fundamentals of accounting. Ideal for business students and budding entrepreneurs alike. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences/MotionMasters Coproduction. 4-part series, 30 minutes each. 2014.
Accounting reports convey information about cash, profit and financial position to the owner and key stakeholders of a business. This series explores the content and format of the three key accounting reports: the balance sheet, the profit and loss statement, and the cash flow statement. 6 videos, about 5-8 min. each. 2019, ClickView Pty Limited
When it comes to finances, “approximately” is just not good enough. Accounting professionals are expected to understand all the ins and outs of money matters, applying the rules of accountancy with good sense and care. With that in mind, this program starts with the basics, introducing the purpose of accounting, identifying the AICPA and FASB, explaining the concept of GAAP, and spelling out the differences between CPAs and CMAs. 15 minutes. 2002, Cambridge Educational
This program explains the essentials of taxes, helping students to become well-informed about both earned and investment income taxes, workplace tax benefits, and filing an annual return. It covers paycheck deductions, the W-2 and W-4 forms, guidelines for using the 1040-EZ form, and tax breaks such as exemptions, deductions, and credits. Compelling graphical breakdowns urge young viewers to pay into a 401(k) plan, even if they’d prefer to spend that money now. 32 minutes.
2011, Meridian Education