Accounting Information Systems Applications
- The revenue cycle:sales to cash collections
- The expenditure cycle: purchasing to cash disbursements
- The production cycle
- The human resources management and payroll cycle
- General ledger and reporting system
- Accounting and financial specialists, professionals and practitioners who need to understand how accounting information systems (AIS) work in order to effectively measure how cost-effectively they perform, to assess their reliability and that of the information produced, or to lead the redesign and implementation of new and better systems.
- Internal and external auditors.
- Accountants who wish to improve the design and functioning of the AIS so that it truly adds value to the organisation by providing management with the information needed to effectively run organisations.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:
- All the activities involved in taking customer orders, fulfilling those orders, and collecting cash.
- All the activities involved in ordering, receiving, and paying for merchandise, supplies, and services.
- The implications of recent cost accounting developments, such as activity-based costing, for the design of the production cycle information system.
- The activities involved in processing payroll.
- XBRL, the balanced scorecard, the switch from GAAP to IFRS, and the proper design of graphs to support managerial decision making.
£535 + VAT