Accounting Information Systems

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



Accounting Information Systems

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

Use the DFDs in Figure 13.3 (pg. 505), Figure 13.4 (pg. 505), and Figure 13.6 (pg. 507) to solve this problem.

Prepare a four-column table that summarizes the AP/CD processes, inputs, and outputs. In the first column, list the two processes shown in the level 0 diagram (Figure 13.3). In the second column, list the subsidiary functions shown in the four lower-level diagrams (Figures 13.4 and 13.6). For each subsidiary process listed in column 2, list the data flow names or the data stores that are inputs to that process (column 3) or outputs of that process (column 4). (See Note.) The following table has been started for you to indicate the format for your solution.

Note: To simplify the solution, do not show any reject stubs in column 4. Solution Format Summary of the AP/CD Processes, Inputs, Outputs, and Data Stores




Inputs Outputs
1.0 Establish payable 1.1 Validate invoice PO accounts payable notification Receiving report Vendor invoice Vendor master data

Validated vendor invoice

Vendor master data

1.2 Record payable

Validated vendor invoice

Inventory master data

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Summary Introduction

To summarize: The AP/CD processes, inputs, outputs, and data stores.


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.


Given information:

The following DFDs were given.

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