Book Description: One of the few texts that addresses financial and managerial accounting within the three major areas of the public sector. Introduction to Financial Management.; Planning for Success: Budgeting; Additional Budgeting Concepts; Understanding Costs; Capital Budgeting; Long-Term Financing; Managing Short-Term Resource and Obligations; Accountability and Control; Taking Stock of Where You Are: The Balance Sheet.; Reporting the Results of Operations: The Activity and Cash Flow Statements; Unique Aspects of Accounting for Health Care and Not-for-Profit Organizations; Unique Aspects of Accounting for State and Local Governments; Unique Aspects of Accounting for State and Local Governments – Part II: Reporting Financial Results; Financial Statement Analysis; Unique Aspects of Accounting for State and Local Governments MARKET: Financial Management for Public, Health, and Not-for-Profit provides the fundamentals of financial management for those pursuing careers within the public, health and not-for-profit fields. With a unique presentation that explains the rules specific to the public sector, this book outlines the framework for readers to access and apply financial information more effectively.