Essays Tagged: "accountants"

A WORLD OF DREAMS. Achieving your dreams.

For many years jobs such as doctors, accountants, and corporate executiveswere considered high profile . In the last decade, careers in t ...

(2 pages) 123 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Describe the general development of financial accounting regulation in the United Kingdom from 1970 to the present day.

ial accounting in today's business environment is undeniably important. The information provided by accountants can have major influences over a number of different people and parties, from a firm's m ... ly regulated and monitored.The fundamental principle upon which all UK regulation is based, is that accountants should be constantly striving to 'provide a true and fair view' to any interested partie ...

(4 pages) 246 1 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Enron and what went wrong,the accounting, the ceo's, and the retirement plans of thousands

w your top executives are making off with millionsas your company goes bankrupt. Did executives and accountants destroyEnron?Enron with 21,000 employees and international offices aroundthe globe was t ...

(3 pages) 317 2 1.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Implications of the CITP program for CPA's.

In world of innovative technologies and an economy with great fluctuations, the need for accountants that are IT incline is growing. The CITP (Certified Information Technology Professional) ... Companies are now more in need for someone who can give them a competitive edge. With this in mind, accountants that lack the knack for Information Technologies are now finding themselves out of the b ...

(11 pages) 195 2 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Blue Genes.

y. I'm sure you've met them; they are destined to live out meaningful, fun-less lives as lawyers or accountants. Then there are those who carry with them a morbid expression of doom and gloom, as thou ...

(15 pages) 32 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Numbers and More Numbers.

ers and More NumbersA stressful career some people say. Balancing and figures is not the only thing accountants do. The accountant evaluates records drawn up by the bookkeeper and shows the results as ... reveal the progress or failures of the business and also its future limitations and possibilities. Accountants must also be able to balance a set of financial records and enter it into the system of ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Careers in Accounting

n filled with the stories of Enron, a major company that went bankrupt. Many people are blaming the accountants from a major accounting firm for the downfall of this business. It seems as though it wa ... ieve that honesty and integrity are a must in your personal characteristics to be a good accountant.Accountants help ensure that a firm runs efficiently, it's records are accurate, and that it's taxes ...

(2 pages) 152 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Discuss the relationship between accounting choices made by management and the values reported in financial statements and the possible reasons why those choices are made.

Age (17 May, 1988) reported that the true picture of Wormald's financial state was revealed by the accountants, Arthur Young. After a request by the National Companies and Securities Commission (NCSC ... e was a difference between the reports prepared by the Wormald management and those prepared by the accountants. Section 269(9) states that `the accounts are made out in accordance with applicable app ...

(9 pages) 339 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Managerial and Financial Accounting

s and regulations, management information and reporting requirements as well. The certifications of accountants are also differentiated in these two categories, CMA and CPA. No matter what category yo ... unting Standards Board (FASB) as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The rules of accountants also depend on their own professional standards as well as their professional ethical st ...

(2 pages) 598 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Discuss the rules and principles relating to promoters in the case of salomon and salomon & Co. ltd.

up co and buying shelf co, and finding persons to join co that persons refer to directors, co sec, accountants, solicitors and shareholders. As case Twycross v Grant [1877] the courts held that the p ...

(4 pages) 20 1 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

A Strong Foundation

general education classes they must take in order to graduate. Students who want to perhaps become accountants, psychologists, and etcetera wonder why they should study subjects such as Ethnic and Ge ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Four functions of management

uccessful startup, operation, and management of the business. Smart entrepreneurs plan, not because accountants or business advisors tell them to, but because they understand that it increases their c ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Final Questions of IT for the global manager

the SEC each year. While congress increased the SEC budget from $514m to $716m they could not hire accountants and examiners quickly enough to comply with the law. Effective utilization of technology ...

(17 pages) 453 0 4.9 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ethics in accounting

ot for any reason take gifts or except favors from there clients, for fear that this would sway the accountants decision making techniques. This is where the ethical code needs to be taken into accoun ... ight and what is wrong.Ethics in accounting today is a problem. I'm sure there are a lot of crooked accountants out there that take gifts and bribes in order to help themselves and others. I personall ...

(1 pages) 119 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Compare and contrast the role of a financial manager with the role of an accountant

his context, the financials of a business is at the center of any organization's activities and the accountants and financial managers are the people making sure they are in line with the organization ... es in Owner's Equity.The financial manager function requires to use the information prepared by the accountants and based upon other consideration such as the changes in technologies, society, politic ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Financial Accounting versus Managerial Accounting.

ccounting and who benefits from the information derived for the reports and advice offered by these accountants? Financial accounting is typically used for external oriented groups and results in the ... e of the company. The reports are not meant for financial disclosure and tax reporting purposes. As accountants prepare income statements, statement of cash flows, and balance sheets, they are bound b ...

(8 pages) 345 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Study notes for accounting 101 chapters 1-3, Freshman level

for holding to an ethical position.5. Distinguish between private accounting and public accounting.Accountants employed by a business or not for profit are in private accounting.Accountants who work ...

(4 pages) 130 0 1.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Accounting Cycle

Within the SMDC Finance department, it is the job of Accountants to gather the information necessary to deliver a complete, timely and accurate picture o ... acking of costs that are related to each department within the organization. This system allows for Accountants and Analysts to analyze cost data and accurately process the allocation of indirect cost ... t, Materials Management and Accounts Payable departments, the TSI system analysts, and the numerous accountants and analysts that gather and verify these systems along with the manual entries that are ...

(4 pages) 256 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Steps in the Accounting Process.

or Fidelity Investments and the accounting cycle from start to finish is electronic. This helps the accountants, as they will always have a paper trail that is important, especially when it is time to ...

(3 pages) 171 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

The Importance of Internal Control Programs

Internal control programs are important because they help managers and accountants organize and operate their businesses more effectively. Companies who fail to implement ... organization maybe to hire employee's who are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The AICPA is an organization Committed to member service and the public interes ... ol system is shown by how well these beliefs are carried out among employees. The article Financial accountants' perceptions of management's ethical standards best describes this. This is a great arti ...

(3 pages) 319 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management