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Accounting Information Systems

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

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

Four managers (or departments) are shown in Figure 16.1 as reporting to the controller. Setting aside your personal career inclinations and aspirations and ignoring any work experience you have, for which position do you think your college academic studies to date have best prepared you? Discuss. Does your answer hold any implications for the curriculum design at your college? Explain.

Summary Introduction

To discuss: The best position for which Person X academic studies will be best suited.

Introduction:

General ledger/business reporting process (GL/BR):

General ledger can be defined as the central data repository needed to develop the business reports. The business reports and other forms of information generation are all derived from the general ledger data repository. The GL/BR process is considered as a central activity of the accounting information systems.

Explanation

The best position for which Person X academic studies will be best suited:

The departments under consideration are budgeting, financial reporting, and managerial reporting. Person X review the jobs of each department. By doing, Person X can be effective on the are where he will be effective. This might include the components of a typical business process and accounting curriculum...

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