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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
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

Match the concept in List 1 with the definition or description in List 2. There is only one correct or best answer for each match. Therefore, you should have three letters left over from List 1.

List 1—Terms

  1. A. Pervasive control plan
  2. B. Preventive control
  3. C. Application control
  4. D. Control environment
  5. E. Control goals
  6. F. Risk
  7. G. Data maintenance update (of master data)
  8. H. Information processing update (of master data)

List 2—Definitions/Descriptions

_____ 1. The process of modifying a master data store’s standing data.

     _____ 2. An automated control that is contained within an IT application system.

     _____ 3. A potential event that may cause an organization to fail to meet its objectives.

_____ 4. Objectives to be achieved by the internal control system.

     _____ 5. A control that addresses a multitude of goals across many business processes.

Summary Introduction

To match: The concepts and definition.

Introduction:

Accounting information systems:

It is an information structure which collects and manages data of an organization which can be utilized by analysts, managers, and other decision making authorities of an organization.

Explanation

Concepts and definition:

G. Data maintenance update (of master data)

Correct answer:

  1. 1. The process of modifying a master data store’s standing data.

The master data is modified to ensure that all the data reflected are accurate.

C. Application control

Correct answer:

  1. 2. An automated control that is contained within an IT application system,

It is an automated control system which is present within an IT system controlling the processes.

F. Risk

Correct answer:

  1. 3. A potential event that may cause an organization to fail to meet its objectives...

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