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Accounting Information Systems

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ISBN-10: 0324560893

ISBN-13: 9780324560893

Edition: 6th 2008

Authors: James A. Hall

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The sixth edition of ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS provides thorough and up-to-date coverage of accounting information systems and related technologies. It features an early presentation of transaction cycles, as well as an emphasis on ethics, fraud, and the modern manufacturing environment. The book focuses on the needs and responsibilities of accountants as end users of systems; systems designers; and auditors. This edition provides complete integrated coverage of Sarbanes-Oxley as it affects internal controls and other relevant topics affected by this legislation, as well as reorganized discussion of transaction cycles that make the balance between manual- and computer-based systems…    
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Book details

List price: $300.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 1/7/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 912
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

James A. Hall is Associate Professor of Accounting and Information Systems at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. After his discharge from the U.S. Army, he received a BSBA and an MBA from the University of Tulsa. He earned his PhD from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Hall has worked extensively in the field of systems analysis and computer auditing and has served as a professional consultant to numerous organizations. Dr. Hall has published articles in the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Management Accounting, the Journal of Computer Information Systems, the Journal of Accounting Education, the Review of Accounting Information Systems, and other professional journals.

Overview of Accounting Information Systems
The Information System: An Accountant's Perspective
Introduction to Transaction Processing
Ethics, Fraud, and Internal Control
Transaction Cycles and Business Processes
The Revenue Cycle
The Expenditure Cycle
Purchases and Cash Disbursements Procedures
The Expenditure Cycle
Payroll Processing and Fixed Asset Procedures
The Conversion Cycle
General Ledger, Financial Reporting, and Management Reporting Systems
Advanced Technologies In Accounting Information
Database Management Systems
The REA Approach to Business Process Modeling
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Electronic Commerce Systems
Systems Development Activities
Managing the Systems Development Life Cycle
Construct, Deliver, and Maintain Systems Projects
Computer Controls and Auditing
IT Controls
Sarbanes-Oxley and IT Governance
IT Controls
Security and Access
IT Controls
Systems Development, Program Changes, Application Controls
Subject Index