Management Accounting Best Practices: A Guide for the Professional Accountant

Steven M. Bragg



Level of TOC knowledge acquired:

Intermediate and Introductory


304 pages

Designed for:

Business owners, Consultants, Implementers and Managers


Finance and Measurements


Throughput Accounting




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This excellent step-by-step manual of best practices shows CFOs, controllers, accounting managers, and cost accountants how to arrive at the optimum level of investment in productive capacity and, specifically, where to target new investments.

Topics and information are easily found through the question-and-answer format and will make Management Accounting Best Practices a well-thumbed addition to any accountant´s library. Destined to become an essential desktop tool in helping professionals make management decisions in accounting, Management Accounting Best Practices introduces over 100 best practices from accounting expert Steven Bragg for questions such as:

  • How does the system of interlocking budgets work?
  • What does a sample budget look like?
  • What best practices can I apply to the budgeting process?
  • How can I integrate the budget into the corporate control system?
  • How do throughput concepts impact the budget?

Now, when members of your management team come calling with questions, you´ll have the answers at your fingertips, in Management Accounting Best Practices. It´s the easy-to-use, daily reference manual for every accountant in a management position.


  • Budgeting decisions
  • Capital budgeting decisions
  • Credit and collection decisions
  • Control system decisions
  • Financial analysis decisions
  • Payroll decisions
  • Inventory decisions
  • Cost allocation decisions
  • Performance responsibility accounting
  • Product design decisions
  • Pricing decisions
  • Quality decisions


Chapter 1. Budgeting Decisions. Chapter 2. Capacity Decisions. Chapter 3. Credit and Collection Decisions. Chapter 4. Control System Decisions. Chapter 5. Financial Analysis Decisions. Chapter 6. Payroll Decisions. Chapter 7. Inventory Decisions. Chapter 8. Cost Allocation Decisions. Chapter 9. Performance Responsibility Accounting Decisions. Chapter 10. Product Design Decisions. Chapter 11. Pricing Decisions. Chapter 12. Quality Decisions.