Accounting is a critical activity in the efficient running of organisations from microbusiness to the largest multinational organisation. Most organisations use some form of computer-based information system from simple spreadsheets and fully integrated eCommerce packages. This unit provides students with advanced skills and knowledge of computer based accounting systems and their application. Students analyse the application of automated systems relative to the main transaction cycles and core business processes. Students will critically evaluate the importance of accounting system controls and the means for incorporating controls into the information systems is discussed.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - ACCOUNTING: BUSINESS REPORTING FOR DECISION MAKING