Accounting Essays

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  • Accounting Role In Accounting

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    the role of accounting is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of everyday organisational operations and to achieve the organisational goals at the end. Accounting monitors, inspects and overviews an organisation’s performances. Accounting processes include indentifying, gathering, analysing, communicating and reporting financial information to assist users for decision making. Users predict, decide, control and analyse the accounting information based on specific accounting knowledge. In

  • Accounting Ethics In Accounting

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    and upholding ethics is very important in an accounting field. Accountants have to obey the rules and regulations no matter they are from a small, medium or international company. This is because business investor and leaders will consistently rely on the ethical collection and financial information delivered and is sometimes placed at risk if accounting ethics are not preserved. A small business owner, investor or manager, learning the basics of accounting ethics will a good way to avoid legal and

  • Accounting Concepts In Accounting

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    Accounting Concepts The main purpose of accounting is to ascertain profit or loss during a specified period, to show financial position of the business on a particular date and to have control over the firm’s property. Such accounting records are required to measure the income of the business and communicate the information so that it may be used by managers, owners and other parties. Accounting is a discipline which records, classifies, summarises and understands financial information about

  • Accounting Equation In Accounting

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    Introduction Accounting is the process of work where an accountant or account related personnel keeps the company’s financial accounts. The process of work includes recording, storing, sorting, retrieving, summarizing and presenting in financial reports. The purpose of accounting is to provide information that is needed for making of economic decisions and to help in defining the financial position of a company. Accounting is very important to a company. 2.0 Accounting Equation The Accounting Equation

  • My Purpose Of Accounting As A Career And Accounting

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    Finally, I settle on accounting because it was part of the subjects given to me to study in high school hence I developed interest for it. In Ghana, most students’ careers are predetermined by the high school they attended and the course they offered in high school. Fortunately for me, I had ‘business’, where we were taught most business administration subjects, for instance, accounting, business management, cost accounting, economics and core subjects. There I realised accounting as a profession will

  • Pros And Cons Of Accounting As A Career In Accounting

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    Career in Accounting “Accounting is the practice or profession of maintaining financial records, noting expenses or revenue, and determining how much one owes or is owed. Accounting seeks to assure that every individual or company pays or is paid the correct amount” according to http://financial-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/accounting”. In this essay I will explain the requirements to become an accountant, why I choose to study accounting, and the pros and cons of this career. Accounting is a career

  • The Importance Of Accounting

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    The American Accounting Association (AAA) defines “Accounting as the process of identifying, measuring and communicating economic information to permit informed judgement and decision by users of the information”. Accounting is perceived as a source of communication and language. Accounting statements provide information about the financial performance and position of an entity that is useful to a wide range of users for assessing the stewardship of the management and for making economic decisions

  • Difference Between Financial Accounting And Managerial Accounting

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    Financial Accounting is a field of accounting concerned with a company’s financial transactions. It uses standardized accounting guidelines to record, summarize and present the transactions to mainly external users periodically by means of Financial Statements. Creditors and other lenders like banks and other financial institutions, Government Authorities, Prospective Investors, Customers, Competitors and Regulatory Authorities are some of the External Users who may use these Accounting information

  • Accounting Theory: The Philosophy Of Positive Accounting Theory

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    Positive Accounting Theory Philosophy of PAT Million Friedman championed positive theories in economics. He stated that: (part 3 Empirical Research in Accounts of Accounting theory from Jayne Godfrey) The ultimate goal of positive science (i.e. INDUCTIVE) is  The development of a ‘theory ‘ or ‘hypothesis’;  that yields valid and meaningful “Predictions’  about phenomena not yet “observed”. Consistent with Friedman’s view, Watts and Zimmerman asserts that: The objective of “positive accounting

  • Difference Between Management Accounting And Cost Accounting

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    2. Cost Accounting versus Management Accounting Management accounting and cost accounting are the major aspects of internal control for a business. The boundaries are narrow between both as they are complementary in nature. The management of an organisation needs a proper cost accounting system to get detailed information on costs. Without proper reports, the management will not be able to use the data effectively. Cost accounting deals only with quantity, whereas management accounting deals with

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