Accounting A-Z is a reliable guide in the jungle of financial language. It contains translations for all common accounting terms. How do you translate ‘fair value’ in German? What does ‘book loss’ mean in Italian? What does the balance sheet item ‘produits à recevoir’ mean in the French financial statements? In the glossary, each of the more than 700 terms is explained in German with reference to the accounting regulations in Germany, Switzerland and the EU (IFRS). What exactly is the so-called ‘acquisition method’ of capital consolidation? Which variants of the acquisition method exist and what are the corresponding provisions of the International Financial Reporting Standards, the German Commercial Code and the Swiss Code of Obligations? Lexicon and specialist dictionary, practical and handy, this book is a useful companion in handbag and briefcase – not only for financial professionals!