Accounting Information System


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Accounting Information System

An electronic system containing all documents that a company uses to prepare financial statements and that one may use to defend against an audit. Accounting records include receipts, ledgers, sales records, and so forth. An accounting information system has become a major means for a company to maintain accounting records. See also: Accounting software.
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The case could be used in either a first or second semester accounting information systems course.
It can be taught in an introductory Accounting Information Systems course or an upper level accounting class after at least a brief discussion of accounting information systems.
Solomon Software, founded in 1980 and headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, is one of the fastest-growing, middle-market accounting software vendors, servicing more than 7,500 SQL-based client sites, in over 400 industries in 100 countries worldwide with its award-winning Solomon IV for Windows accounting information system.
Solomon Software, founded in 1980 and headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, is one of the fastest-growing, middle-market accounting software vendors, servicing more than 7,000 SQL-based client sites, in over 400 industries in 100 countries worldwide with its award-winning Solomon IV for Windows accounting information system.
Solomon Software announced today it has released a new free, Internet-enabled Integrated Products Multimedia CD-ROM Brochure that provides business executives the ability to view independently-developed products that integrate with Solomon IV(R) for Windows(R), the client/server, SQL-based accounting information system developed by the Company.
Academic accountants teach and conduct research across an array of specializations, from financial reporting and analysis to accounting information systems, auditing, management accounting and taxation.
Among the general topics addressed are accounting information systems, systems development, business data communications and networking, business process management, customer relationship management systems, human computer interaction, ethics, quality management, security management, interactive and education technology, supply chain management, mobile computing and commerce, semantic web, social responsibility, unified modeling language and unified process, virtual universities, and web engineering technologies, to name a few.
Historically, companies have not regularly kept all the records needed to value intangibles, so many will have to go back and recreate the data from their accounting information systems, Rigby says.
He teaches managerial accounting, cost accounting, and accounting information systems at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Expected results include: "Standard, integrated budgeting, per formance, and accounting information systems at the program level that would provide timely feedback for management.
This fourth edition reference book provides students and accounting professionals alike with a foundation of knowledge concerning accounting information systems.