Essays Tagged: "Accountant"

Locational Analysis of Boston Pizza

ports as a promotion.>Another reason, which may have been more of a coincidence, was that his>accountant's surname was Boston ('only way', 37).> Boston Pizza and Spaghetti House became a popu ...

(9 pages) 176 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Assuming control at Altex aviation.

ranck. The first most critical problem is the actual management system: the system in place was one accountant (Sarah Arthur) who kept everything in her head. The system was incomprehensible and compl ...

(7 pages) 79 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Heart of Darkness.

ens to Marlow's tale of his journey up the Congo River together with the Director of Companies, the Accountant, and the Lawyer.What we read is the narrator's recollections of Marlow's tale.From a very ... e rigors of disease and hot climate. At least they have plenty of food.He has a discussion with the Accountant who is dressed immaculately and he first learns about their best Agent, Kurtz who is in c ...

(36 pages) 221 1 2.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

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 ... not. I believe 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 ...

(2 pages) 152 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

"The heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad This essay is about how marlow portrays the natives of the Congo as "Dark Shadows"

e Outer Station, Marlow exhibits his European behavior and ignores the natives. He thinks about the accountant's organization techniques rather than the dying black man next to him. Marlow's views of ...

(3 pages) 71 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Schindler's List

Schindler's ListWhen Oscar Schindler proposed to open a factory with Itzhak Stern as his accountant, he was primarily thinking of himself. He knew that if he hired all Jewish workers, then ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Accounting Principles

e definition of the term. Many dictionaries do not provide a direct definition but define the term 'accountant' as one liable to render account, or a professional keeper and inspector of accounts. Usi ... ard were developed and issued by the two professional accounting bodies: the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA) and the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants (ASCPA). The standa ...

(7 pages) 708 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Customer loyalty

decide to enter; there are still many different types of careers in the business field, such as an accountant, a stock broker, an insurance agent or a salesperson. All of these occupations are relate ...

(4 pages) 195 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

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 ... are also differentiated in these two categories, CMA and CPA. No matter what category you place an accountant in; the job is crucial in the business world.Managerial vs. FinancialManagerial accountin ...

(2 pages) 599 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Jeff O'Riley. Short Story.

he hung up the phone and did exactly as the man instructed him to do.Jeff O'Riley was a 35 year-old accountant. He wasn't very smart, or wealthy. He was recently divorced and still extremely shocked a ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Will Arnold be a Good Governor? By David Woolf

an't put off fixing budget and the $20 billion deficit. If nothing else, he should at least hire an accountant to help him. The sooner Arnold stops promising not to raise taxes the easier it will be w ...

(1 pages) 38 1 3.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Life and Accomplishments of Grace Brewster Murray Hopper

me the oldest of three children to grow up in a strong, Baptist based house. Her father, who was an accountant/insurance broker, always knew his "little Gracie" would take after him. He was proved rig ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Pricing Strategies

g and competitor pricing. The marketing manager wishes to use market orientated pricing, whilst the accountant wishes to use cost orientated pricing. The following analysis will show the various metho ... be used for pricing along with the advantages and disadvantages for each.COST ORIENTATED PRICINGThe accountant wishes the hotel group to use cost orientated pricing. This includes four different metho ...

(5 pages) 367 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

POSITIONS OF POWER: CFO VS. CEO "Are CFO's qualified for CEO positions?"

ight and foresight to handle the position?" It has been common practice for the CFO to be an accountant by trade, primarily because the financial aspects of the position were such an integral p ... roduction than many of them have know in the past." (Picker) The most common problem is that accountant, or "bean counters", focus on bottom line numbers. Such was the problem when GM CEO Roger ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ethics in accounting

, she explains that ethics today is much tougher to follow than many years ago. It is noted that an accountant must not for any reason take gifts or except favors from there clients, for fear that thi ... 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 ...

(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

THE FINANCIAL MANAGER AND THE ACCOUNTANTDoing business in today's economy is a very challenging endeavor where one needs to balanc ... 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 ... synchronized for best results.To compare and contrast the role a financial manager with that of an accountant, we must first briefly describe them.An accountant performs the function of registering t ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Simon and hobbs department store

the store, anticipates the need for a bank loan in 2001. Late in 2000, Simon instructs the store's accountant to record a $10,000 sale of furniture to the Simon family, even though the goods will not ... though the goods will not be shipped from the manufacturer until January 2001. Simon also tells the accountant not to make the following December 31, 2000 adjusting entries:Salaries owed to employees: ...

(1 pages) 74 0 1.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Who works in the shop? Job title and description of staff members in a average shop.

by other workers.Manager- Is in charge of the business, takes care of all the salary, and lets the Accountant deal with the payment. Has regular check ups on the company, i.e. stocks, sales, and is a ... also look after all the stock and sales check through the database and salaries through spreadsheet.Accountant- Manages and handles all the money and bills, sorts out the tax rates, salary payments, d ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Heart of Darkness": The Darkness.

no one is safe from it. This is shown through many characters and images in this novel. Kurtz, the Accountant, and the Pilgrims are all symbols that show how the darkness has turned them into savages ... hat the darkness can be delayed from getting your soul, but in the end it can never be stopped. The Accountant, Kurtz, and even Marlow show that no one is safe from the darkness; and just because you ...

(5 pages) 81 4 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American