Essay A General Overview of Peachtree Complete Accounting

730 Words Oct 12th, 2012 3 Pages
REQUIREMENTS
Section I: Overview (minimum 2 pages)
Provide a general overview of Peachtree Complete Accounting. Make sure the overview provides the reader with a general understanding of the application, including the projected purchase price and any special hardware and/or software requirements.
Section II: Transactional Processing and Data Management (minimum 6 pages)
Describe how Peachtree Complete Accounting handles processing the accounting transactions and recording business activities for the revenue, expenditure and financing cycles. You should provide at least one detailed example of how one would record a specific accounting transaction/ business activity for each of the three transaction cycles below. Address the following
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Section III: Reporting (minimum 3 pages)
Describe how Peachtree Complete Accounting produces information that can be used to manage the business. Identify and describe at least three key reports for each of the cycles - the revenue, expenditure and financing cycles for a total of nine reports. You should describe how the report is used, and why it is important in this section. Do not include any screen shots of your reports in this section. You will include one sample report for each of the transaction cycles in the Appendix – see below.
Section IV: Your Evaluation of the Software and Final Thoughts (minimum 2 pages)
Your evaluation of Peachtree Complete Accounting will be based upon your experience. You will use screen prints to support your evaluation. You will include the screen prints in an Appendix. They are not part of the required 7-10 written pages. Also, include your final thoughts regarding the application you selected here. Include such things as ease of use, in what size of business it would be best used, etc.
Appendix
* In the section, include three sample reports – one from each of the three accounting cycles. * References as needed at the end of the report.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 1. Course Project Part I - Due Week 3 - 60 Points * Complete steps 1, 2, and 3a above * Then complete and turn in - * Section I * Section IIa. Revenue Cycle * Section IIb.