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Accounting Information Systems / Edition 11
     

Accounting Information Systems / Edition 11

by Marshall B. Romney, Paul J. Steinbart
 

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ISBN-10: 0136015182

ISBN-13: 9780136015185

Pub. Date: 03/11/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Accounting Information Systems provides readers with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue successful careers in accounting. The book reflects how information technology (IT) is altering the very nature of accounting, discussing how developments such as the Internet, electronic commerce, EDI, databases, and artificial intelligence are fundamentally

Overview

Accounting Information Systems provides readers with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue successful careers in accounting. The book reflects how information technology (IT) is altering the very nature of accounting, discussing how developments such as the Internet, electronic commerce, EDI, databases, and artificial intelligence are fundamentally transforming the way organizations conduct their business activities. The authors also explore ways in which accountants can improve the design and function of Accounting Information Systems (AIS) so that they truly add value to the organization. The authors address conceptual foundations of accounting information systems including e-business, relational databases and data modeling and database design, control and audit of accounting information systems and computer fraud, accounting information systems applications including the revenue, expenditure and manufacturing cycles and the systems development process. For those in accounting related positions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136015185
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/11/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.49(w) x 11.13(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

I. CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS.

1. Accounting Information Systems: An Overview.
2. Overview of Business Processes.
3. Introduction to E-Business.
4. Relational Databases.
5. Data Modeling and Database Design.
6. Systems Development and Documentation Techniques.

II. CONTROL AND AUDIT OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS.

7. Computer-Based Information Systems Control.
8. Computer Controls and Security.
9. Computer Fraud.
10. Auditing of Computer-Based Information Systems.

III. ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS.

11. The Revenue Cycle: Sales and Cash Collections.
12. The Expenditure Cycle: Purchasing and Cash Disbursements.
13. The Manufacturing Cycle.
14. The Human Resources Management/Payroll Cycle.
15. General Ledger and Reporting System.

IV. THE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS.

16. Introduction to Systems Development and Systems Analysis.
17. AIS Development Strategies.
18. Systems Design, Implementation, and Operation.

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