Auditing computer-based accounting systems

by Peter J. Best

Publisher: Prentice-Hall of Australia in Sydney

Written in English
Published: Pages: 247 Downloads: 959
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Subjects:

  • Electronic data processing departments -- Auditing.,
  • Auditing -- Data processing.

Edition Notes

StatementPeter J. Best, Peter G. Barrett.
ContributionsBarrett, Peter G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5548.35 .B47 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3278147M
ISBN 100724800441, 072480045X
LC Control Number83201831

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Best; Peter G Barrett. Find more information about: ISBN: X The auditing of computerized accounting system can easily be accomplished by keeping in mind the following five basic steps.

However, before getting started with it, for an efficient execution of audit it is imperative for the auditors to have a clear understanding of the scope of audit with their client.

Basic. Accounting Information Systems Book — Auditing computer-based accounting systems book. Conduct a preliminary survey of the entity. This is preliminary work to plan how the audit should be conducted.

The auditors gather information about the computerized accounting system that is relevant to the audit plan, including: a preliminary understanding of how the computerized accounting functions are organized; identification of the computer hardware and software used by the entity; a.

The accounting systems of many companies, large and small, are computer-based; questions in all ACCA audit papers reflect this situation.

Students need to ensure they have a complete understanding of the controls in a computer-based environment, how these impact on the auditor’s assessment of risk, and the subsequent audit procedures will often involve the use of computer.

The accounting systems of many companies, large and small, are computer-based; questions in all ACCA audit papers reflect this situation. Students need to ensure they have a complete understanding of the controls in a computer-based environment, how these impact on the auditor’s assessment of risk, and the subsequent audit procedures.

Q) Auditing is also called an examination of the dead documents. Explain. Q) Auditing begins when accounting ends. Explain.

Answer-The process of checking financial transactions, related documents, ledger, financial statement, and document by employees of the organization internally and by CA, RA externally for finding the truth Auditing computer-based accounting systems book fair condition, evaluate documents, prepare report along with.

Manual Accounting is a system of accounting that uses physical registers and account books, for keeping financial records. Computerized Accounting is an accounting system that uses an accounting software, for recording financial transactions electronically.

Recording: Recording is possible through book of original entry. Accounting Information Systems: An Overview. Overview of Transaction Processing and Enterprise esource Planning Systems. Systems Documentation Techniques. Relational Databases. Part II: Control and Audit of Accounting Information Systems.

Fraud. Computer Fraud and Abuse Techniques. Control and Accounting Information. To face much more difficult and challenging the business world in the challenging professional areas, depth knowledge about any particular filed is very much more compulsory. Accounting is essential function for any commerce and industry.

All commerce and industries must keep a. Book Description The practicing accountant should have a thorough knowledge of the processes within an accounting system. Otherwise, it would not be possible to create a system of controls, write procedures, understand where errors are originating, or develop new systems.

Since auditing complements accounting the quality of the information deduced from the accounting procedural methods is being checked from time to time by Auditing. Audition is an independent examination of books of accounts and source documents of business to enable the auditor satisfy himself whether the accounts so prepared exhibit a true and.

Accuracy Manual accounting systems are prone to mathematical errors and misplaced numbers. With a computerized accounting system, your company data is automatically calculated based on numbers you input.

Financial Statements In a manual accounting system, you have to prepare your company's income statement, balance sheet and statement of owner.

Manual Systems 44 The Audit Trail 50 v. Computer-Based Systems 51 DOCUMENTATION TECHNIQUES 53 COMPUTER-BASED ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS 67 Differences between Batch and Real-Time Systems 68 Alternative Data Processing Approaches 69 Batch Processing Using Real-Time Data Collection 71 Real-Time Processing 74 DATA CODING SCHEMES 74 A System without.

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The trend between manual and computerized accounting systems was also x-rayed in this paper. When accounting process ends, auditing begins, for the purpose of determining the true and fair picture of books of accounts.

It is an activity of record keeping and preparation & presentation of the financial statement. Accounting is used by the firms for.

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