Accounting Information Systems

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Cengage Learning, Feb 27, 2009 - Business & Economics - 696 pages
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Today's accounting professionals are expected to help organizations identify enterprise risks and provide assurance for information systems. ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E helps you develop a solid foundation in enterprise risk management as it relates to business processes and their information systems. The book's proven coverage centers around three of the areas most critical in accounting information systems today: enterprise systems, e-Business systems, and controls for maintaining those systems. The book is written clearly to help you easily grasp even the most challenging topics. You can explore today's most intriguing AIS topics to see how they relate to business processes, information technology, strategic management, security, and internal controls. The 8th edition provides you with the tools and processes for organizing and managing information. Whether you want an emphasis on enterprise risk management, solid understanding of databases or REA, or a background in systems development, ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 8E offers the solid foundation you need.
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Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
Enterprise Systems
Electronic Business EBusiness Systems
Documenting Information Systems
Database Management Systems
Relational Databases and SQL
Controlling Information Systems Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control
Controlling Information Systems Introduction to Pervasive Controls
The BillingAccounts ReceivableCash Receipts BARCR Process
The Purchasing Process
The Accounts PayableCash Disbursements APCD Process
The Human Resources HR Management and Payroll Processes
Integrated Production Processes IPP
The General Ledger and Business Reporting GLBR Process
Acquiring and Implementing Accounting Information Systems

Controlling Information Systems Business Process and Application Controls
The Order EntrySales OES Process

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Richard (Rick) Dull, PhD, CPA/CFF, CISA, CFE, is the GoMart Professor in Accounting Information Systems, and Chair of the Department of Accounting at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. Dr. Dull has also taught at Reykjavik University, Clemson University, Indiana University-Indianapolis, and High Point University. His professional experience includes application programming with a manufacturing firm as well as audit and information systems consulting experience with a national CPA firm. He was co-founder and partner in a CPA/consulting firm where he specialized in installation and support of accounting information systems. His work on a project involving cross-departmental integration of enterprise systems earned him a Microsoft® Pinnacle Award for Excellence in Education as well as a Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence. Dr. Dull has been published in numerous academic and practitioner journals, including Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Accounting Education: An International Journal, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accountancy, CPA Journal, and Personal Financial Planning. He is a member of the American Accounting Association, American Institute of CPAs, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, AIS Educator Association, and ISACA. He has served on the AICPA's Assurance Services Executive Committee and as President of the American Accounting Association's Accounting Information Systems and Artificial Intelligence/Emerging Technologies sections. He recently served on the AICPA's BEC Subcommittee and as editor for Journal of Information Systems, associate editor for Accounting Education: An International Journal, and editorial advisor for the Journal of Accountancy.

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