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1-1 Discussion: What Is Financial Accounting?

First, please introduce yourself. Discuss your prior knowledge of and interest in the course topic. Also, explain how this course will assist you in your career path.

Accounting is often described as “the language of business.” To what extent do managers need to have experience in accounting and with financial statements? Who uses accounting information in a business, and in what ways is it used? Include scenarios and scholarly research to support your conclusions. Cite your sources using APA style.

In responding to your classmates’ posts, extend their results by adding additional scenarios and including other types of professionals who would need access to the accounting information in a business.

To complete this assignment, review the Discussion Rubric document.

Submit both a horizontal and vertical analysis of Starbucks' accounts receivable, fixed assets, and debt financing. Please be sure that you access the most current annual report (10-K).

To complete this assignment, review the following documents:

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