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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

In evaluating business process controls and application controls, some auditors differentiate between the point in the system at which the control is “established” and the later point at which that control is “exercised.” Speculate about the meaning of the terms “establish a control” and “exercise a control” by discussing those terms in the context of:

  1. a. Batch total procedures
  2. b. Turnaround documents
  3. c. Tickler files

a)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The meaning of the term “Batch total procedures”.

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

Determine the meaning of the term “Batch total procedures” by speculated “establish a control” and “exercise a control”:

b)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The meaning of the term “Turnaround documents”.

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.

c)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The meaning of the term “Tickler files”.

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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