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Accounting Information Systems

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

The following is a list of six control plans from this chapter or from Chapter 9 and Chapter 10. These are followed by a list of five statements describing either the achievement of a control goal (i.e., a system success) or a system deficiency (i.e., a system failure). Match the five control goals or system deficiencies with a control plan that would best achieve the desired goal or prevent the system deficiency. A letter may be used only once, with one letter left over.

Control Plans

  1. A. Review shipped not billed sales orders
  2. B. Turnaround documents
  3. C. Deposit slip file
  4. D. Procedures for rejected inputs
  5. E. Computer agreement of batch totals
  6. F. Document design

Control Goals or System Deficiencies

  1. 1. The shipping clerk could not read the quantity picked that had been written on the picking ticket by the warehouse clerks.
  2. 2. In a periodic/batch environment, helps to ensure the information system control goal of input completeness of the shipping notices.
  3. 3. Helps to ensure that all shipments are billed in a timely manner.
  4. 4. Meets the operations system control goal of efficiency of resource use by reducing the number of data elements to be entered from source documents.
  5. 5. Provides an “audit trail” of deposits.

Summary Introduction

To match: The control goals or system deficiencies with the control plans.

Introduction:

B/AR/CR process:

It is an accounting process with an interacting structure of different process supporting the decision-making activities of the financial managers.

Explanation

The control goals or system deficiencies with the control plans:

1.

Correct answer: (F)

Document design.

The document was not properly designed and hence caused difficulty to the shipping clerk to read the quantity picked that is written in the picking ticket.

2.

Correct answer: (E)

Computer agreement of batch totals.

It helps to ensure that the given input is complete and it helps in achieving the control goal of input completeness.

3.

Correct answer: (A)

Review shipped not billed sales orders...

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