Accounting Essays

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    The Principles Verse Rules Based Accounting Standard Debate
    ABSTRACT The post Enron scandal escalated to the on-going principles-verse-rules-based debate. In response to the rules-based approach which was cr... ...
    Published:      21 Pages      7247 Words

    A New Development In Audit Approach
    The late 1990s has shown a new development in audit approach. The new approach was led by audit firms (Ernest& Young, KPMG 1997) and...
    Published:      21 Pages      7227 Words

    Current Purchasing Power Accounting
    Name Institution Accounting theory is a set of basic assumptions, definitions, principles, and concepts surrounding the accounting rule (Belkaoui, ... ...
    Published:      7 Pages      2467 Words

    Practice Developments In Budgeting
    The use of budgeting has become more important and effective for many organizations in the world. Budgeting is a tool that refers to the goals...
    Published:      4 Pages      1237 Words

    History Of Australias Policy Before The Adoption Of Ifrs
    Revenue is defined in IFRS as “the gross inflow of economic benefits during the period arising in the course of the ordinary activities of an...
    Published:      3 Pages      977 Words

    A Brief History Of Internal Auditing In Mauritius
    Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the concept of Internal Audit (IA) in the business world. Among the well known definition... ...
    Published:      4 Pages      1238 Words

    The Indo Mauritian Double Tax Treaty
    Double tax avoidance agreement treaty was signed between Mauritius and India not only to avoid double taxation but most importantly to promote inve... ...
    Published:      10 Pages      3385 Words

    Social Responsibility Of Bank Of Bahrain And Kuwait
    Introduction to social responsibility of Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait. Demand for corporate social responsibility (CSR) has developed largely in resp... ...
    Published:      6 Pages      1972 Words

    Impact Of Ifrs 8 On Reporting Practices
    This essay is in lieu of 15% of our final coursework towards the module of Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting and will “Discuss the impac... ...
    Published:      4 Pages      1346 Words

    The Role Of The Lagos State Pension Commission
    Prior to the Pension Reform Act of 2004 (PRA), the pension system in the Nigerian public service was characterized by many legislations and adminis... ...
    Published:      14 Pages      5031 Words

    Financial Reporting Regulatory Environment In Singapore
    Introduction The issue of regulatory environment and cultural influence explaining behaviour in society has been recognised and impact on accountin... ...
    Published:      5 Pages      1665 Words

    The Financial Performance Of Heavy Electrical Equipment Industry
    In industrial sector, heavy electrical equipment industries are facing serious problem of investment in heavy machineries. Why because this industr... ...
    Published:      9 Pages      3120 Words

    The Limitations Of Activity Based Costing
    Accounting (MID-TERM) [Student Name] [Instructor’s Name] [Course Name] ABC Costing is a modern costing technique that is used to determine the co... ...
    Published:      5 Pages      1765 Words

    Approach Taken By Australian Ifrs
    Revenue is a crucial number to users of the financial statements in assessing a company’s performance and prospects. US GAAP consists of broad re... ...
    Published:      4 Pages      1298 Words

    Structure Of Nigerian Financial System
    The need for transparency and clarity in the presentation of financial statements has been an endemic phenomenon which has contributed to the high ... ...
    Published:      20 Pages      7086 Words

    Selecting Dependent And Independent Variables In Telecommunication Sector
    Table of Contents Performance of a company under Telecommunication sector depends on several independent variables. The values of these independent... ...
    Published:      13 Pages      4385 Words

    The Worlds Capital Markets
    As the world’s capital markets globalised in the last quarter of the twentieth century, it became increasingly difficult for investors and credit... ...
    Published:      5 Pages      1652 Words

    Advantages And Disadvantages Of Manufacturing
    Activity-based costing (ABC) is an information system, that assigning resource of cost to products or services based on the activity consume. (The ... ...
    Published:      7 Pages      2482 Words

    Challenges Towards Social Responsibility Commitment
    Finance & Accounting concepts and their application – a personal reflection Value maximizing of shareholders and social welfare [to certain exten... ...
    Published:      3 Pages      1224 Words

    Overview Of Performance Appraisal System At Ceb
    Performance Appraisal (PA) is one of the human resource management (HRM) tools used to evaluate the job performance of employees (Dessler, 2011; Mo... ...
    Published:      5 Pages      1829 Words

    Teaming With Forensic Accounting Investigators
    Unit When matters arise at a company requiring investigation; in-house or outside counsel often participate in, or directs an investigation. The fo... ...
    Published:      14 Pages      4842 Words

    Incentives For Blue And White Collars
    The term incentive has been used both in the restricted sense of participation and in the widest sense of financial motivation. The concept of ince... ...
    Published:      14 Pages      4906 Words

    The Australian Accounting Standards Board
    According to article International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) written by Ray Ball Feb 2012 accounting in shaped by economic and political... ...
    Published:      3 Pages      994 Words

    The Information Needs Of The Users
    In 2010, the new conceptual framework project was suspended while only partially completed. In September 2012 the IASB restarted the project as an ... ...
    Published:      3 Pages      1024 Words

    Importance Of Working Capital Management
    Managing finance Contents Financial management is related with the money matters. It is all about the managing money. Managing money is very import... ...
    Published:      6 Pages      1990 Words

    The Environmental Impact Of A Companys Operations
    Professor Raghu Garud Individual assignment: Pick and summarize a Topic on Sustainability: Reporting Indices Laila Bravo Díaz May 15th, 2012 Repor... ...
    Published:      4 Pages      1548 Words

    The Marks And Spencer Case Study
    1. Introduction 2. Context     Key success factors and objectives (what are important to the organisation according to the reports) 3. Concept ... ...
    Published:      3 Pages      1059 Words

    Audit And Enterprise Risk Services
    Deloitte is an USA based company headquartered in New York City. Deloitte Touche Tohmastu limited is generally known as Deloitte. It is based among... ...
    Published:      9 Pages      3088 Words

    Technical Requirements Of International Organization For Standardization
    International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC 17025) is an international standard use for testi... ...
    Published:      4 Pages      1432 Words

    The Four Different Investment Appraisal Methods
    Payback period (PP) Accounting rate of return (ARR) Net present value (NPV) Internal rate of return (IRR) Payback Period Pay Back is basically used... ...
    Published:      7 Pages      2293 Words

    The Business Risk Audit
    The introduction of audit approaches that place superior importance on the business risks in the organisation whose financial statements are being ... ...
    Published:      4 Pages      1453 Words

    The Current Global Financial Crisis
    Introduction The current global financial crisis began around 2007 and is considered the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1... ...
    Published:      10 Pages      3395 Words

    Provision Of Non Audit Services
    The auditing profession is surrounded by several conflicts. The client firm hires the auditor who is supposed to conduct the audit in an independen... ...
    Published:      3 Pages      1015 Words

    The Value Of Margin Of Safety
    Pay Back Period----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3 Accounting Rate of Retur... ...
    Published:      10 Pages      3448 Words

    Characteristics Of Useful Financial Information
    Accounting is a common language developed by accountants over time to define the principles, concepts, procedures and broad rules necessary for man... ...
    Published:      9 Pages      2975 Words

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