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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 Chapters 9, 10, and 11. This is followed be 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 systems deficiencies with a control plan that would best achieve the desired goal or prevent the system deficiency. Each letter may be used only once, with one letter left over.

Control Plans

  1. A. File completed and signed receiving report in receiving:
  2. B. Select vendors who can provide goods with appropriate quality
  3. C. Approve purchase order
  4. D. Compare input receipt data with PO
  5. E. Independent authorization to record receipt
  6. F. Reorder points and automatic generation of alerts

Process Failures

  1. 1. A purchasing agent ordered unneeded inventory items from a supplier company of which he is one of the officers.
  2. 2. The vendor shipped goods that were never ordered. These receipts are recorded as received and put in stock.
  3. 3. Goods were stolen by storeroom personnel. When the shortage was discovered, the storeroom personnel claimed that the goods had never been delivered to them from the receiving department.
  4. 4. An organization seems to regularly run out of inventory for some of its most popular items.
  5. 5. The materials going into production do not meet quality standards.

1)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The control plan for each process failure given.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

Explanation

Given process failure:

A purchasing agent has ordered the unneeded items from a supplier company. The particular purchasing agent is one of the officers of the supplier company...

2)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The control plan for each process failure given.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

3)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The control plan for each process failure given.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

4)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The control plan for each process failure given.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

5)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The control plan for each process failure given.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

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