A risk is the chance of a negative event occurring. Internal controls are policies and procedures set in place to reduce the occurrence of an associated risk. Risks are never entirely eliminated; however, internal controls help reduce the occurrence and balance the risk. This brief will discuss the risks of Kudler Fine Food’s current Accounting […]

Group 3 1. Why did accounting fraud occur at WorldCom? Fraud occurred at WorldCom for a variety of reasons. The senior executives had unchecked power because the board of directors were only figure heads, the ethics hot-line was nonfunctional, and in internal audit department did report to the appropriate link in the corporate chain to […]

This chapter reviews related literature from various sources according to the objectives of the study. The review of available literature therefore attempts to establish whether there is a relationship between internal control systems and financial performance in SACCOs. Therefore the chapter presents the theoretical review and empirical literature on the effects of internal control systems […]

Internal Control

By on April 4th, 2021 in Internal Control

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What is internal control and why is it important The American Institute of Accountants first defined the term internal control in 1949, followed by further clarifications in 1958 and 1972. In 1977 publicly held companies came under legislation to adequately implement controls to protect their financial information. A report by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations […]

In a meeting last week, the president of LJB expressed interest of going public in the near future and asked us about the internal control requirements for such action. To become publicly listed, LJB must follow the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), which requires all US publicly traded companies to maintain an adequate system of […]

This chapter reviews related literature from various sources according to the objectives of the study. The review of available literature therefore attempts to establish whether there is a relationship between internal control systems and financial performance in SACCOs. Therefore the chapter presents the theoretical review and empirical literature on the effects of internal control systems […]

1. ) In accounting systems, certain controls are needed to ensure that employees are doing their jobs properly and ensure that the system runs properly. These checks are in the best interest of the organization. These controls come in the form of internal controls for the system. The internal controls are the checks that are […]

1. ) In accounting systems, certain controls are needed to ensure that employees are doing their jobs properly and ensure that the system runs properly. These checks are in the best interest of the organization. These controls come in the form of internal controls for the system. The internal controls are the checks that are […]

Internal Control Procedures for Cash

By on December 13th, 2020 in Internal Control

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Introduction For several years now it has been proven that having fine internal control practices allow organizations to achieve their objectives while at the same time maintaining an environment that centers on accountability and ethics. Creating an ethical environment at all ranks of the organization is one of the most important factors of control and […]

Over the past years many organizations have fallen because of inadequate financial reporting and ineffective controls. To overcome this dilemma, the creation of the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002 requires corporations to take full control over its financial reporting and accounting by placing internal controls within its organization. Internal controls not only establish the […]