Core Concepts of Accounting Information Systems

ISBN-10: 0470507020

ISBN-13: 9780470507025

Edition: 11th 2010

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This essential text provides a strong foundation to accountants by offering concise, user-friendly coverage of core topics. Newly updated and revised, this eleventh edition has been reorganized to strengthen its flexibility. Expanded coverage is presented on Sarbanes-Oxley, Cobit Version 4, XBRL, and of risk and governance. Case in Point sections highlight how the concepts are applied in the field. Multiple choice questions at the end of the chapters help reinforce the material. An updated database chapter also provides hands-on instruction in Microsoft Access. Accountants will be able to use this information to effectively utilize the right information system for their needs.
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List price: $112.00
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 12/18/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

An Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
Accounting Information Systems and the Accountant
What are Accounting Information Systems?
What's New in Accounting Information Systems?
Accounting and IT
Careers in Accounting Information Systems
Information Technology and AISs
The Importance of Information Technology to Accountants
Input, Processing, and Output Devices
Secondary Storage Devices
Data Communications and Networks
Computer Software
Documenting Accounting Information Systems
Why Documentation is Important
Document and System Flowcharts
Process Maps and Data Flow Diagrams
Other Documentation Tools
End-User Computing and Documentation
Data Modeling
An Overview of Databases
Steps in Creating a Database Using REA
Creating Database Tables and Records
Organizing and Manipulating the Data in Databases
Validating the Data in Databases
Extracting Data From Databases: Data Manipulation Languages (DMLs)
Object-Oriented Databases, Multimedia Databases, and Data Warehouses
Database Forms and Reports
Using Accounting Information
Accounting Information Systems and Business Processes: Part I
Business Process Fundamentals
Collecting and Reporting Accounting Information
The Sales Process
The Purchasing Process
Current Trends in Business Processes
Accounting Information Systems and Business Processes: Part II
The Resource Management Process
The Production Process
The Financing Process
Business Processes in Special Industries
Business Process Reengineering
Accounting and Enterprise Software
Integrated Accounting Software Programs
Enterprise-Wide Information Systems
Selecting a Software Package
Controls, Security, Privacy, and Ethics For Accounting Information Systems
Computer Crime, Ethics, and Privacy
Computer Crime, Abuse, and Fraud
Three Examples of Computer Crime
Mitigating Computer Crime and Fraud
Ethical Issues, Privacy, and Identity Theft
Introduction to Internal Control Systems
Internal Control Systems
Types of Controls
Control Activities
Evaluating Controls
Computer Controls for Organizations and Accounting Information Systems
General Controls for Organizations
General Controls for Information Technology
Application Controls for Transaction Processing
Special Topics in Accounting Information Systems
Developing and Implementing Effective Accounting Information Systems
Systems Development Life Cycle
Systems Planning
Systems Analysis
Systems Design
Implementation, Follow-Up, and Maintenance
Information Technology Auditing
The Audit Function
The Information Technology Auditor's Toolkit
Auditing Computerized Accounting Information Systems
Information Technology Auditing Today
Accounting on the Internet
The Internet and World Wide Web
XBRL: Financial Reporting on the Internet
Electronic Commerce
Privacy and Security on the Internet
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