Research Papers/Topics in Accounting

Financial Statement A tool For Evaluating Performance Of Companies And Investment Decision

PROPOSALIn today’s economy, information and accountability have assumed a larger rolein our society.As a result the financial statement with an independent audit report areof   vital   services   to   investors,   creditors   and other   participants   in   economicexchange.Financial statements can only be valuable to those who know how to usethem.  As a result of their key role in business, the r...

Financial statement a tool for evaluating performance of quoted companies and investment decision making ( Stock Broker"s Perspective)

ABSTRACT Financial statement is generally explained as financial information which is the informationrelating to financial position of any firm in a capsule form. Financial  statements are whatthe   potential  and  existing   investors   in   the   global  world   rely   upon  in  taking   investmentdecisions. This research work examined the relevance of financial statements in invest...

EFFECTS OF COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING SYSTEM ON BANKING OPERATION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe research topic of this study is “The Effect of Computerized Accounting System on the Performance of in Banking Industry – a study of selected banks in Enugu Metropolis. The purpose is to know whether the application of Computerized Accounting System superceeds that of manual Accounting System, and that if computerized Accounting System enhance higher turnover and profitability, and also whether a computerized accounting system is an effective means of keeping accounting record...

EVALUATION OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEM ON PROFITABILITY OF SMEs

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle PageCertification Dedication AcknowledgementAbstractCHAPTER ONE (1)IntroductionBackground to the study Statement of the problem Objective of the Study Research question Statement of HypothesisSignificance of the Study Scope of Study Limitation of the Study Definition of Terms CHAPTER TWO (2)2.0 Literature Review 2.1. Conceptual frameworkCHAPTER THREE (3): 3.0 Research Methodology 3.1. Introduction3.2. Research design...

THE ROLE OF AUDITING IN THE CONTROL OF PUBLIC EXPENDITUREERIA NEW

ABSTRACTThis research examines the role of auditing in the control of public expenditures in Nigeria, a case study of Ibadan West Local Government Area of Oyo State. The researcher adopted descriptive survey design. The population for the study is the combination of the staff including internal audit department, auditing department making it a total of 40. The research used both primary and secondary source of data. In view of this, four research questions were formulated to operate expected ...

Effect of audit report on annual financial reporting quality of organization

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.0 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYIn the wake of the financial crisis of 2007–2009 and the failure of a number of global corporate entities, investors, analysts and regulators continue to wonder exactly what happened, what could have prevented it, and what measures can be taken to ensure it doesn’t happen again. With companies collapsing on the heels of annual financial reports that sounded no alarm bells for current or potential investors, it’s understandable that the q...

IMPACT OF FORENSIC ACCOUNTING ON THE PROFITABILITY OF QUOTED BANK IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND TO THE STUDYBusiness performance has increased over several years in the world and this performance is mainly measured in the terms of profitability. Businesses contain transactions which generate information for better analysis of business performance and forensic accounting is a delivery system for accounting. Banking industry are seen as a driving force for the promotion of large part of the economy (Khan and Jawaid, 2004) and they contribute immensely to ...

ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF FORENSIC ACCOUNTING ON PROCUREMENT FRAUD IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTWith an upsurge in procurement fraud and other financial crime in the global economy most especially in the Nigeria public sector, forensic accounting has become an emerging topic of great importance for academic, research and industries. Procurement fraud and other public sector financial crimes such as bribery and corruption serve as a bane to economic development of Nigeria that has huge earning from oil. The objective of the study is to examine role of forensic accounting and proc...

THE Impact of Bank Fraud Distress on Banking Performance in Nigeria

ABSTRACTFraud is an epidemic dimension that has eaten deep into the banking sector as well as the entire economy. Its devastating effect manifests itself in the deteriorating balance sheet of banks as well as in economic backwardness. As a result, measures to eradicate fraud in banking sector become a central focus of the government and the monetary authorities. It was against this backdrop that this study was aimed at providing empirical evidence on the effect of fraud on performance ...

THE IMPACT OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION ON DECISION MAKING PROCESS

ABSTRACTAccounting generally involves the process of identifying, measuring, and communicating economic information to permit informed judgements and decisions of users of the information. In other words, accounting is concerned with providing information, which will help decision makers to make decisions. To enhance creditability and utility of the information, the decision making process, established concepts, principles, standard and legal requirements are strictly followed in order to tra...

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF EXPENDITURE CONTROL METHODS IN GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATELY OWNED HOSPITALS.

ABSTRACT This  research  work  on  A  Comparative  Study  of  Expenditure  Controls method  in  Government  and  private  Hospitals  is  aimed  at  studying  and analysing  the  different  methods  of  expenditure  control  that  is  being adopted  by  these  hospitals,  their  practical  application  and  thei...

EFFECT OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE IN SELECTED COMPANIES IN RIVER STATE

                                              ABSTRACTThe study focuses on the Effect of Management information system and Financial performance of selected companies in river state. The role of Management information system (MIS) in business environment has evolved over time to become an integral part of its business operations in Nigeria. The use of information systems (ISs) ha...

THE EFFECT OF ETHICAL ACCOUNTING PRACTICES ON ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY IN OSUN STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis study examines the effect of ethical accounting practices on organizational productivity in Osun state, Nigeria. To achieve this objective, data was collected from primary and secondary sources. The secondary sources were from textbooks, journals, magazine, public and academic libraries and unpublished thesis. The primary source adopts descriptive research design questionnaire while data were collected from 176 respondents cutting across organisations in Osun State. Our hypothese...

ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING AND CORPORATE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY (CONSUMER GOODS).

ABSTRACTThe increasing concern about environmental degradation, resources depletion, resources scarcity, environmental degradation and the sustainability of economic activity have made the development of Environmental accounting an area of interest. Adequate research is not carried out to effectively determine what environmental accounting is truly about and whether or not it has an impact on the corporate performance of quoted manufacturing firms. The study evaluated the effect of environmen...

THE IMPACT OF TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT (TSA) ON THEPERFORMANCE OF LISTED MONEY DEPOSIT BANKS (MDB’s) IN NIGERIA

Treasury Single Account is a public accounting system under which all government revenue, receipts and income are collected into one single account, usually maintained by the country’s Central Bank and all payments done through this account as well. The purpose is primarily to ensure accountability of government revenue, enhance transparency and avoid misapplication of public funds. The maintenance of a Treasury Single Account will help to ensure proper cash management by eliminating idle f...

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