The Role And Operations Of Government Accountants

When people think of accountants, government accountants are not the first type of accountants that come to mind. However, government accountants play an important role in the accounting industry. Government accountants have many duties and functions that serve different purposes. These different functions of government accountants not only help the government, but also protect the(…)

What is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a United States federal law passed in response to the recent major corporate and accounting scandals including those at Enron, Tyco International, and WorldCom (now MCI). These scandals resulted in a decline of public trust in accounting and reporting practices. Named after sponsors Senator Paul Sarbanes (D-Md.) and Representative(…)

Church Accounting Software

The church is a respected institution since it commands the peoples general faith. It is always given utmost respect. The secular welfare and religious functions of the church are performed through the faith of its constituents. Church activities need funding and the funds come from Christians all over the world. Are you aware that the(…)

How to Use Links Effectively

Accountancy website links are everywhere on the internet. They can be found through web searches on sites like Yahoo and Google. They can also be found on most accountancy websites. You can also find accountancy website links through government agency websites or through colleges and universities. But how do you find the information you need(…)

Accounting Dictionary

Are you taking up an accounting course or are you already a graduate of accountancy? It doesnt really matter whether youre a student or a full-pledged accountant; you need to have an accounting dictionary with you. You can even treat it like a bible. You see, one cant possibly memorize all the accounting terms. Students(…)

Budgeting

Ugh, budgeting is one of those topics we’d rather avoid, but in business, it’s an absolute necessity. To prepare a reasoned and thoughtful budget, an accountant must start with a broad-based critical analysis of the most recent actual performance and position of the business by the managers who are responsible for the results. Then the(…)

Types of Accountancy Career

Now that youve taken up a course in accountancy, you probably know that there are various types of careers in accountancy waiting for you after youve graduated. If you pass the CPA examination, you will have higher chances in securing a position as a professional accountant. Accounting in itself is considered an art. In involves(…)