About Steven Bragg

Steven Bragg, CPA, is the founder of AccountingTools, Inc. He is the author of more than 100 business books and courses, including the best sellers Cost Accounting Fundamentals, The CFO Guidebook, Closing the Books, Payroll Management, and The GAAP Guidebook. Various books have been translated into Arabic, Azerbaijani, Indonesian, Korean, Mongolian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Steve has also been interviewed by Business Week, CFO magazine, Fox News, and Inc. He has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies, and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with Deloitte & Touche. He holds an MBA from Babson College, a Master of Finance degree from Bentley College, and a BA from the University of Maine. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. See the Adventures page for his outside activities. Some of his books and courses are listed below:

  • 7 Habits of Effective CEOs
  • 7 Habits of Effective CFOs
  • 7 Habits of Effective Controllers
  • Accountant Ethics [for multiple states]
  • Accountant's Guidebook
  • Accounting Changes and Error Corrections
  • Accounting Controls Guidebook
  • Accounting for Casinos and Gaming
  • Accounting for Derivatives and Hedges
  • Accounting for Earnings per Share
  • Accounting for Inventory
  • Accounting for Investments
  • Accounting for Intangible Assets
  • Accounting for Leases
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation
  • Accounting Procedures Guidebook
  • Agricultural Accounting
  • Behavioral Ethics
  • Bookkeeping Guidebook
  • Budgeting
  • Business Combinations and Consolidations
  • Business Insurance Fundamentals
  • Business Ratios
  • Business Valuation
  • Capital Budgeting
  • CFO Guidebook
  • Change Management
  • Closing the Books
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Conflict Management
  • Constraint Management
  • Construction Accounting
  • Corporate Cash Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Cost Accounting (college textbook)
  • Cost Accounting Fundamentals
  • Cost Management Guidebook
  • Credit & Collection Guidebook
  • Developing and Managing Teams
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Fair Value Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Forecasting and Modeling
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Foreign Currency Accounting
  • Fraud Examination
  • Fraud Schemes
  • GAAP Guidebook
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Health Care Accounting
  • Hospitality Accounting
  • How to Run a Meeting
  • Human Resources Guidebook
  • IFRS Guidebook
  • Interpretation of Financial Statements
  • Inventory Management
  • Investor Relations Guidebook
  • Lean Accounting Guidebook
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Negotiation
  • New Controller Guidebook
  • Nonprofit Accounting
  • Partnership Accounting
  • Payables Management
  • Payroll Management
  • Project Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Public Company Accounting
  • Purchasing Guidebook
  • Real Estate Accounting
  • Records Management
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Sales and Use Tax Accounting
  • The MBA Guidebook
  • The Soft Close
  • The Statement of Cash Flows
  • The Year-End Close
  • Treasurer's Guidebook
  • Working Capital Management