EAPAA

European Association for Public Administration Accreditation

Publications / Other Interesting Publications (no NISPAcee)

Financial Management and Accounting in the Public Sector

Author(s): Gary Bandy

Date: 2011

Publisher: Routledge

In light of the worldwide economic crises, the public sector is coming under increasing financial pressure as budgets are reduced on a large scale whilst demands for public services are on the rise. In such austere times managers working in the public sector are confronted daily with targets and demands that are often set in confusing accounting and financial language. In Financial Management and Accounting in the Public Sector, Gary Bandy employs a clear and concise narrative to introduce the core concepts of accounting and financial management in the public sector and how to deliver services that are value for money. With a glossary of terms to help managers understand and be understood by accountants, as well as learning objectives and discussion questions, this 'hands-on' textbook will help students of public management and administration to understand the financial and accounting aspects of creating public value. Contents 1. The Context of Managing Public Money 2. Budgets and Budgeting 3. Taxation and other Sources of Income 4. Controlling Income and Expenditure 5. Financial Aspects of Decision Making 6. Partnerships and Contracts 7. Accountability and Financial Reporting 8. Audit 9. Measuring Performance and Value-for-Money 10. Conclusion: Ten Principles for Managing Public Money Paperback: $53.95 Hardback: $160.00 eBook: $53.95

Related Publications

Public Administration Reforms in Eastern European Union Member States. Post-Accession Convergence and Divergence

Author(s): Polonca Kovač, Mantas Bileišis

ISBN: 9789955198505

Date: 2017

 

The Political Economy of Local Regulation: Theoretical Frameworks and International Case Studies

Editor(s): Asquer Alberto, Becchis Franco, Russolillo Daniele

ISBN: 978-1-137-58828-9

Date: 2016

 

Public Administration Reforms in Europe - The View from the Top

Editor(s): Gerhard Hammerschmid, Steven Van de Walle, Rhys Andrews, Philippe Bezes

ISBN: 978 1 78347 539 1

Date: 2016

 
 

Quo Vadis? Local Governance and Development in South Africa post 1994, IIAS Series

Editor(s): Purshottama S. Reddy, Michel S. de Vries

Date: 2016

 
 

Coping with Demographic Change: A Comparative View on Education and Local Government in Germany and Poland

Author(s): R. Sackmann, W. Bartl, B. Jonda, K. Kopycka, C. Rademacher

Date: 2015

 

Developing Regions for Regional Development – Towards a new Swedish model

Editor(s): Fredrik Rakar, Pontus Tallberg

ISBN: 978-91-9821-220-4

Date: 2014

 
  1 2 3 4 of 4