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  • Accounting

    Accounting

    On September 28, 1998, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Arthur Levitt sounded the call to arms in the financial community. Levitt asked for, "immediate and coordinated action… to assure credibility and transparency" of financial reporting. Levitt’s speech emphasized the importance of clear financial reporting to those gathered at New York University. Reporting which has bowed to the pressures and tricks of earnings management. Levitt specifically addresses five of the most popular tricks

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    Essay Length: 2,347 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Edward
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Accounting is a career that offers many job opportunities and advancements, and a little hard work will inevitably lead to happiness and success. Accountants have different duties depending on the size and nature of the company where they are employed. Usually accountants prepare and analyze financial reports that polish up-to-date information for government agencies, businesses, and other organizations. The data accountants provide information that influences nearly every business and government decision. This is important because

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    Essay Length: 714 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Service description We are providing tutoring service in accounting courses that range from basic to advanced level courses. These services will be provided to students who need assistance in problem areas of their specific accounting courses. The students will benefit from these services because the sessions will allow them to grasp and understand the accounting material more efficiently. Our tutoring services are better than most services offered because of our one-on-one sessions. The customer and

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    Essay Length: 560 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    I - A. “ Representational faithfulness is accomplished when transactions and events affecting the entity are presented in financial statements in a manner that is in agreement with the actual underlying transactions and events” (CICA, Financial statement Concepts 1000.21 (a), 2003). It means that all of information in the financial statement such as numbers and descriptions must be factual. The independent auditors checked the computer ID tags on each piece of equipment to confirm the

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    Essay Length: 1,034 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    , when I first started taking classes, which feels like many years ago, I was going to be a paralegal. After taking some research classes, I guess you could say I got bored. Knowing that I can retire from my job with having thirty years and being a young age of 48, I wanted something that I could probably do right from my home and help out with my husbands business. So after looking in

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    Essay Length: 739 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    1. Intuitively, which of the three firms would you say is the most risky? Least risky? Intuitively, Amazon is the most risky company and GE is the least risky company. The reason is that GE is in its mature phase of business life cycle, and is a multiple line business, which implies lower risk from diversification. Amazon is in its growing phase and is a single line business. The TJX Companies is a single line

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    Essay Length: 441 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Anna
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Accounting Question a) Discuss similarities and differences in disclosure of social responsibility. In the last few decades the main goal of the companies was to make a profit. However, today the situation is changing. Today companies have not only commercial responsibilities such as running a business successfully, generating profits and satisfying shareholders needs but also social responsibilities such as protecting the environment and looking after employees. Social responsibility can be defined as “a company that

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    Essay Length: 572 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: David
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Accounting The nature of work of accountants and auditors is to prepare, analyze, and verify financial reports and taxes, and monitor information systems that furnish this information to managers in business, industry, and government. The major fields of accounting are Public accountants who have their own business or work for public accounting firms. They perform a large range of responsibilities such as doing taxes, numerous accounting and auditing, consulting activities for their clients, who may

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    Essay Length: 1,956 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Jon
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    The report focus on the financial statement analysis of Tick-Tock during 2005 to 2007.And at the same time provides the recommendation whether to purchase Tick-Tock for $275,000 or continue looking for another business. This financial statement has been divided into three segments: profitability, liquidity and financial stability .The first part is profitability which focuses on different aspect of return on investment & evaluating operating performance ratios. And the second segment concrete on the liquidity, as

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    Essay Length: 1,247 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Steve
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Question 1: a) List out the financial statements that reporting enterprises present in their annual reports. What information can be derived from these statements? b) What are the objectives of financial statements? c) Who are the users of financial information? What decisions do these users make and what information do they need? d) What are the principle qualitative characteristics of financial information? Explain these characteristics. Are there other qualitative characteristics? If there are, list and

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    Essay Length: 1,239 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Jon
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Preface Financial statements are prepared and presented for external users by many enterprises around the world. Although such financial statements may appear similar from country to country, there are differences which have probably been caused by a variety of social, economic and legal circumstances and by different countries having in mind the needs of different users of financial statements when setting national requirements. These different circumstances have led to the use of a variety of

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    Essay Length: 1,667 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Jon
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    When most people go to college they think of what major would be the most interesting, and most exciting. However there are a few brave souls who want to be bored out of their mind but learn the language of business. For those few the major of accounting calls to them. Those men and women who choose accounting as their major will spend many semesters trying to figure out what the hell the professors

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    Essay Length: 394 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    National Mortgage News, 2005. 1-9. This article presents information related to a corporate survey of chief financial officers that find that the job market looks bright in the finance, insurance, and real estate industry. Carey III, Addison. “Accounting: What's the Real World of Accounting Like?”. 3rd ed. Vol. 35. Black Collegian , 2005. 31. This book focuses on several types of accounting careers in the US areas of accounting. This book also contains a list

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    Essay Length: 454 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Introduction This paper was devised to give small business owners an insight to the financial statement and managerial reports that are essential for business. The financial statement consists of an income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flow. This paper will provided an explanation of proper financial accounting and ethical business decisions making techniques. Audiences, Purposes and Nature of Financial Statement Business owners, CEO’s and managers are among those who are the important decision

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    Essay Length: 804 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Argument: Euthanasia Euthanasia derives from the Greak for a “good death”. Euthanasia is practice of mercifully ending a person’s life in order to release the person from an incurable disease, intolerable suffering, or undignified death. This essay will show that the negatives outweigh the benefits for a number of reasons. The first and most important reason to oppose the euthanasia is that infringe humanism. Some opposers to euthanasia claim that because humanism implies the overriding

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    Essay Length: 275 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Appendix B Profitability Analysis Solutions to Questions B-1 Absolute profitability measures the impact on overall profits of adding or dropping a particular segment, such as a product or customer, without making any other changes. B-2 Relative profitability involves ranking segments, each of which may be absolutely profitable, for the purpose of making trade-offs among the segments. Such trade-offs are necessary when a constraint exists. Otherwise, they are not necessary. B-3 Every business that seeks to

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    Essay Length: 403 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2011 By:
  • Accounting & Finance

    Accounting & Finance

    Abstract A largely accepted language is required for a business or organization to effectively communicate its results and position to stakeholders, which is why accounting has come to be known as the "language of business". Accounting is really the means for providing financial information to others. Financial analyst then take the data the accountants have compiled in the form of reports, and make educated guesses at what their company should do next. David ballast (1996)

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    Essay Length: 1,586 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Jack
  • Accounting 101

    Accounting 101

    Financial Accounting Unit 1 Business and the Role of Accounting A.) D.C. Dawg starts his own business and contributes $6000.00 This shows in the statement of cash flows and it shows in the owner’s equity in looking at total assets D.C. has a ratio of 3:1 dollars invested over his liabilities. For every dollar borrowed he has put up three of his own dollars. As a lender I would see this as a positive. B.)

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    Essay Length: 385 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Victor
  • Accounting 102 - Why I Am Taking It

    Accounting 102 - Why I Am Taking It

    This course in itself is not directly relevant to my personal future goals, but it pertains to my future degree, Business Management. I know that this course, and future accounting courses will be beneficial to me, but I don’t know if I will be utilizing them as it may be outsourced. Although I may not use them directly, it is going to be very beneficial in knowing what is going on, and if the time

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    Essay Length: 272 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Artur
  • Accounting Analysis Of Colorado Group

    Accounting Analysis Of Colorado Group

    Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 5 INTRODUCTION 6 BENCHMARKING 6 RATIO ANALYSIS 7 PROFITABILITY 8 Gross Profit Margin 8 Net Profit Margin 9 Earnings Before Interest and Taxes Margin 9 Earnings Before Interest Tax Depreciation and Amortisation Margin 10 Return on Equity 10 Return on Assets 11 Return on Invested Capital 11 ACTIVITY/EFFICIENCY 12 Debtors Turnover 12 Average Days Sales Uncollected 12 Inventory Turnover 13 SHORT TERM LIQUIDITY 14 Current Ratio 14 Quick Ratio 14

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    Essay Length: 7,140 Words / 29 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: regina
  • Accounting and Business Ethics

    Accounting and Business Ethics

    Q 1: Analyse Burton using the value chain model and Competitive forces model. (Primary Activities of Value Chain) Ans: In the case of Burton Snowboard we came to know that first of all Burton gives prime concern to their customers, as we read in the case there was a example given that “ If a rider tests a jacket and then he recommend for a zipper, so then burton’s producers tried their level best to

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    Essay Length: 732 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 4, 2014 By: Momin Tariq
  • Accounting and Ethics

    Accounting and Ethics

    In a world where meeting the bottom line has become so important, the relevance of ethics has diminished and has taken a back seat in the business world especially in the accounting practice. This is evidenced by the numerous corporate accounting scandals in the recent years. Amidst these scandals, it is ever more important to place more emphasis on ethics in conducting business. Ethics is important as it binds company and its constituents to

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    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Jon
  • Accounting and Finance

    Accounting and Finance

    Introduction JJB Sports plc is an UK’s leading sports retailers. It started in Wigan in late 1900s with a single sport shop. JJB Sports acquired an honor of business of Sports division which was largest in sports ‘clothing’ retailer rather than sports ‘equipment’. The shops rose from 120 shops in 1998 to 430 shops in 2005. In year 2005, launch of online shopping site expanded their market into cyberspace. JJB Sports also deal in health

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    Essay Length: 6,117 Words / 25 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Artur
  • Accounting and Globalization

    Accounting and Globalization

    INTRODUCTION As today’s companies become more globally oriented and expand into multinational corporations, there is a growing need to compress financial regulations into a homogeneous unit. To achieve this homogeneity, accounting practices in the modern economic market must strive for a symbiotic relationship with globalization. Because consumer capitalism has spread to non-originating countries, and non-Americanized cultures, the practices of accounting and financial management must standardize their policies. Thus, accounting must be regarded beyond capital market

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    Essay Length: 618 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Accounting Case Study on General Mills

    Accounting Case Study on General Mills

    Accounting Case Study on General Mills General Mills, Inc. Financial Accounting Case Study Module 1: A. General Mills Consolidated Statements of Earnings: 1. The recorded sale amount of almost $8 billion is not the actual amount of cash collected. The amount of $8 billion includes cash and credit sales. 2. Sales increased each year from 2000 to 2002. The difference between the year 2000 and 2001 was a 5.35% increase (5,450-5,173/5,173 = .0535). The difference

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    Essay Length: 1,405 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Accounting Changes

    Accounting Changes

    Many investors believe they know everything there may be to know of companies, but the SEC made that all happen in its ruling about disclosers in its financial statements in 2002. The SEC now was able to make it possible for everyone, not just insiders to see the company for who they truly were. No creative accounting policy could be done with about a thorough explanation in the companies annual 10-K report. The reason many

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    Essay Length: 1,519 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Accounting Degree and Career Path

    Accounting Degree and Career Path

    Most accountant and internal auditor positions require a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field. For example, to begin an accounting or auditing position in the Federal Government, a person usually need to have 4 years of college education, in which 24 semester hours are spent on accounting or auditing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. While many employers prefer applicants with a master's degree in accounting or a master's degree in

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    Essay Length: 324 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2011 By: angela7292000
  • Accounting Essay W/ Enron Scandal

    Accounting Essay W/ Enron Scandal

    Accounting Accounting is a very important part of the business world today. It helps protect, defend, and keep businesses running. Accounting regulates businesses and makes sure everything balances out, so that things are not unfair. The role of accounting in a business is to control activities and expenditures, improvement of operational plans, accountability, reporting on project outcomes, and the writing of bids for new funds. There are many jobs that the accounting system accomplishes. Accounting

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    Essay Length: 2,902 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Artur
  • Accounting Ethical and Legal Obligations Pape

    Accounting Ethical and Legal Obligations Pape

    Introduction: Ethics is first of all, the quest for, and the understanding of, the good life living well, a life worth living. It is largely a matter of perspective: puffing every activity and goal in its place knowing what is worth doing and what is not worth doing, knowing what is worth wanting and having and knowing what is not worth wanting and having. The purpose of ethics in business is to direct business man

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    Essay Length: 1,157 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Mike
  • Accounting Ethics

    Accounting Ethics

    Accounting Ethics When examining the effect of open marketing on the profession of accounting it is important to view it from three perspectives: the client's, the profession's, and society's. Additionally, two key areas that are affected by marketing must be addressed, these are concerning competition, and ethical implications. Marketing in public accounting is here to stay therefore making an argument against its existence would be fruitless; however, in order to achieve maximum benefit to the

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    Essay Length: 1,865 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2008 By: Tasha

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