Just-In-Time Accounting 2e / Edition 2

Just-In-Time Accounting 2e / Edition 2

by Steven M. Bragg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471392111

ISBN-13: 9780471392118

Pub. Date: 05/30/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Today, businesses are hard pressed to produce a profit each year. If a company fails to do so, either the competition or stockholders will make them pay for it. Efficiency in every aspect of a company is more important now than ever before. The dilemma of cutting accounting department operating costs-without sacrificing service-is something almost all CFOs,

Overview

Today, businesses are hard pressed to produce a profit each year. If a company fails to do so, either the competition or stockholders will make them pay for it. Efficiency in every aspect of a company is more important now than ever before. The dilemma of cutting accounting department operating costs-without sacrificing service-is something almost all CFOs, controllers, and accounting managers have had to face. So, how are you going to cope with the reality of this situation? After reading this book, you'll know exactly what needs to be done to make your accounting department efficient and cost effective.

As he did in his first edition, accounting expert Steven M. Bragg covers a wide range of areas that demonstrates how to eliminate inefficiencies, redundancies, and waste, while implementing high-speed, low-cost, quality systems that can be adapted to any company's particular needs. By streamlining routine procedures and utilizing new technologies, you'll improve your accounting department's quality with "error-free accounting."

In the Second Edition of Just-in-Time Accounting, streamlining traditional accounting systems and methods is discussed along with the most current developments in technology and techniques that will allow you to optimize your accounting department's performance.

Some of the new topics covered in this edition are:

• Setting up the accounting department

• Internet and intranet accounting applications

• Advanced data collection and storage systems

• Outsourcing the accounting department

The multistep approach provided in this book can be applied to all of your most common transactions, including cash, sales and accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, cost accounting, payroll, and many other areas of your accounting department. From assessing the status of your current systems to handling the effects change may have on your employees, this book gives you the opportunity to finally maximize the efficiency of your accounting process.

If you're serious about streamlining your accounting system and want to reduce errors and time spent on transactions, look no further than Just-in-Time Accounting, Second Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471392118
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/30/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
1.06(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

TRADITIONAL ACCOUNTING AREAS.

Setting Up the Accounting Department.

Cash.

Sales and Accounts Receivable.

Inventory.

Accounts Payable.

Cost Accounting.

Payroll.

The Budget.

OTHER TOPICS.

Electronic Data Interchange.

Internet and Intranet Accounting Applications.

The Quick Close.

Advanced Data Collection and Storage Systems.

Process Documentation.

Outsourcing the Accounting Department.

Effects of Change on Employees.

Appendix: Summary of Recommendations.

Index.

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