Kudler Accounting System Paper

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Kudler Accounting System Paper David Story BSA 310 06/18/2012 Ivon Young Kudler Accounting System Paper Kudler Fine Foods is a gourmet specialty grocery store, and has three locations in three upscale San Diego, Ca. Kathy Kudler is a gourmet cook and saw the need to open a shop for consumers to shop for ingredients for her dishes. With years of the corporate America, Kathy Kudler turned her passion into a very lucrative business. As a result, Kudler Fine Foods was founded in 1998. Kudler FineFoods has 127 employees’, and Kathy is the company president. The structure of the company is divided by the corporate and retail employee’s, however they still have to report to Kathy. The Director of Finance and Accounting,…show more content…
The store managers also act as accountants to make sure that the established budgets and guidelines of operations are met per procedure. Managers are also responsible in creating employee schedules, and assigning duties. There are several different types of system software used at Kudler for managing their accounting and HR functions. Kudler is using an external company to handle their finacial data. Earnest Young Consulting was contracted to install an retail management system for Kudler. After the install was done for each store Kudler kept Earnest Young Consulting for maintainence on the system. The system can track all aspects of the Kudler Fine Foods expenses, receivables, HR functions, payroll, benefits, and employee information. While the company uses some advanced technology for some of the areas, they still need more coverage. In the retail division, the managers are storing personal employee and company information in the store computer. The store managers then have to send the information to HR for entry in the main database. This cost to administrate this could be less if Kudler would allow the store managers access to the database, which would eliminate lost information and possible stolen data. Computer in each store would eliminate a paper trail in the store, and each store would not have to store paper files. The internet site that Kudler has gives good information about the service and product they have, but is need of updating to
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