Accounting Information Systems

Author: Steven Bragg


Book Description
The practicing accountant should have a thorough knowledge of the processes within an accounting system. Otherwise, it would not be possible to create a system of controls, write procedures, understand where errors are originating, or develop new systems. The Accounting Information Systems book provides the deep background needed to gain proficiency in this area. In addition, the book describes the key events in the process of developing and installing a new system. In short, this book is the essential source for the accountant who wants to understand the core functions of an accounting information system.  [244 pages]

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Overview of Accounting Information Systems
Chapter 2. Transaction Processing
Chapter 3. System Documentation
Chapter 4. Databases
Chapter 5. Systems-Related Fraud and Theft
Chapter 6. Systems of Control
Chapter 7. Information System Controls
Chapter 8. Auditing Accounting Information Systems
Chapter 9. The Sales Cycle
Chapter 10. The Expenditure Cycle
Chapter 11. The Production Cycle
Chapter 12. The Human Resources Cycle
Chapter 13. Financial Reporting
Chapter 14. Systems Development and Analysis