Samples "Accounting"

Accounting

Requirement 1In light of big business scandals that have surfaced over the past few decades, large corporations have been put under the magnifying glass to ensure they are not operating in a dishonest manner. Wells Fargo is still under investigation for the millions of accounts that have been opened without...

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The Mission and Overall Strategy AnalysisVirgin Australia Holdings Limited was established in 2000 as Virgin Blue Airlines. It was part of the Strategic Business Units pursued by Virgin Atlantic in the Australian domestic airline market. The company owns many aircraft such as Embraer E-190 and E170 along with Boeing 737-700...

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Fundamentally, the accounting profession involves recording, analysis, summary and reporting of financial transactions which provides vital information to various parties including firm shareholders, employees and investors, among others. As such, people with an accounting education or certified public accountants (CPA) can pursue a variety of career options. These, according to...

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Best practices in strategic planning and policy require businesses to predict the financial position in different situations. Managers access past results to plan and predict what can happen in the future. They can also determine the resources and capital necessary to move forward with a project. There are many theories...

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AbstractThis paper describes why a person would major in accounting and the possible careers, namely accountants and auditors, which a person could pursue. It describes the educational requirements to become an auditor as well as the certifications an auditor can get (but which are not required). The Institute of Internal...

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AbstractFASB has continually issued and revised the consolidation standards over time. The current consolidation guideline has different rules for the accounting for variable interest entities, non-controlling interests, and off-balance sheet transactions. It was developed to discourage the abuse of off-balance-sheet transactions for tax purposes. Consequently, there are different presentation and...

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Abstract Gregg Mulholland’s case, which involved money laundering and the violation of Sections 5(a) and 5(c) of the Securities Act of 1933 has been selected for the present case. The case revolved around a pump and dump scheme through which Mulholland misled investors to buy the shares of thinly capitalized...

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Introduction and Purpose StatementThe ever-increasing globalization and integration of international financial markets have given rise to the need for harmonized international accounting standards. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has responded to the need mentioned above by developing the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and encouraging accounting bodies around the...

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Accounting and bookkeeping are sometimes used interchangeably in the business environment; however, they are not the same thing. Although bookkeepers sometimes perform some of the duties of accountants and vice versa, they in no way serve the same purpose, require the same expertise, or accomplish the same tasks and goals....

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