The Effects of Computerised Accounting On Financial Perfomance in Banks: A Case Study of Centenary Bank, Ishaka Branch

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ....................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL ............................................................................................................. ii

DEDICATION ........................................................................................................ iii

LIST OF TABLES ................................................................................................. vii

ABSTRACT ............................................................................................................ ix

CHAPTER ONE ........................................................................................................ I

1.0 Introduction ....................................................................................................... !

l.l Background of the study ...................................................................................... I

1.1.1 Historical Perspective ..................................................................................... !

1.1.2 Theoretical perspective .................................................................................. 2

1.1.3 Conceptual perspective .................................................................................. 3

1.1.4 Contextual Perspective ................................................................................... ]

1.2 Statement of the problem ................................................................................... .4

1.3 Purpose of the study .......................................................................................... .4

14. Objectives of the study ..................................................................................... .4

1.5 Research objectives ............................................................................................. 5

1.6 Research Questions ............................................................................................. 5

1.7 Scope of the study ............................................................................................... 5

1.7.1 Content scope ................................................................................................... 5

I. 7.2 Geographical scope .......................................................................................... 6

1.8.3 Time scope ....................................................................................................... 6

1.9 Significance of the study ..................................................................................... 6

1.10 Conceptual framework ...................................................................................... 6

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CHAPTER TWO ..................................................................................................... 8

LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................................................................ 8

2.0 Introduction ......................................................................................................... 8

2.1 Theoretical Review ............................................................................................ 8

2.2 Conceptual Review ............................................................................................ 8

2.3 Benefits of computerized accounting ............................................................... 9

2.3 Limitations of Computerized accounting .......................................................... 14

CHAPTER THREE .............................................................................................. 17

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ............................................................................ 17

3.0 Introduction ....................................................................................................... 17

3.1 Research Design and Procedure ........................................................................ 17

3.2 Study population and composition .................................................................... 17

3.3 Sampling Design ............................................................................................... 18

3.4 Sample area ....................................................................................................... 19

3.5 Data collection tools .......................................................................................... 19

3.5.1 Questionnaires ................................................................................................ 19

3.5.2 Interviews ....................................................................................................... 19

3.5.3 Observation .................................................................................................... 19

3.6 Reliability .......................................................................................................... 20

3.7 Validity .............................................................................................................. 20

3.8 Sources of data .................................................................................................. 20

3.9.1 Primary data ................................................................................................... 20

3.9.2 Secondary data ............................................................................................... 20

3.10 Variables .......................................................................................................... 20

3.10.1 Independent Variable ................................................................................... 20

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3.I0.2 Dependent Variable ..................................................................................... .20

3. I I Data Collection Procedures ............................................................................. 21

3.11 Data Analysis and presentation and Ethical consideration ............................. 21

3. I I. I Data analysis ................................................................................................. 21

3.12 Limitations and delimitations of the study ...................................................... 21

CHAPTER FOUR ................................................................................................. 23

4.0 INTERPRETATION OF THE FINDINGS ...................................................... 23

Response on quality of financial reports as a result of computerized accounting .. 27

4.1 INTERPRETATION OF DATA FROM INTERVIEW ................................... 33

CHAPTER FIVE ................................................................................................... 35

5.0 DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATIONS ........................................................................................ 35

5.1 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................. 35

5.2 DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS .......................................................................... 35

5. 3 CONCLUSION ................................................................................................ 37

5.4 RECOMMENDATIONS ................................................................................. .38

REFERENCES ...................................................................................................... 40

APPENDIX ............................................................................................................. 45

QUESTIONNAIRE ........................................................................................................ 45  

ABSTRACT This study is sought to examine the effects of computerized accounting on financial performance in banks. The study used a case study of Ishaka Branch centenary Bank, research design and both quantitative and qualitative methods were used to collect data. The sampling was purposive and simple random sampling techniques that were used to collect data from respondents of any category. The research findings indicated that the possibility of making errors as a result of computerized accounting is generally low. The Findings also indicated that computerized accounting affects profits making at Centenary bank. This was reached upon through an interview with Head of IT Department of lshaka branch. He sighted some areas where computerized accounting assists in profit making like aiding in forecasting, and accounting financial ratios. Findings indicated that quality financial reports are as a result of the use of computerized accounting systems but if there is one thing to reckon over and over, it is the fact that there is need to keep the standard high as already set. And Lastly, Findings showed that there is cost reduction as a result of computerized accounting. This is affiliated to the cost reduction as was highlighted through an interview with the Head of IT department.

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BENJAMIN, A (2022). The Effects of Computerised Accounting On Financial Perfomance in Banks: A Case Study of Centenary Bank, Ishaka Branch. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-computerised-accounting-on-financial-perfomance-in-banks-a-case-study-of-centenary-bank-ishaka-branch

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BENJAMIN, AMANIGARUHANGA "The Effects of Computerised Accounting On Financial Perfomance in Banks: A Case Study of Centenary Bank, Ishaka Branch" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-computerised-accounting-on-financial-perfomance-in-banks-a-case-study-of-centenary-bank-ishaka-branch. Accessed 06 Feb. 2023.

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BENJAMIN, AMANIGARUHANGA . "The Effects of Computerised Accounting On Financial Perfomance in Banks: A Case Study of Centenary Bank, Ishaka Branch". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Feb. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-computerised-accounting-on-financial-perfomance-in-banks-a-case-study-of-centenary-bank-ishaka-branch >.

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BENJAMIN, AMANIGARUHANGA . "The Effects of Computerised Accounting On Financial Perfomance in Banks: A Case Study of Centenary Bank, Ishaka Branch" Afribary (2022). Accessed February 06, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-computerised-accounting-on-financial-perfomance-in-banks-a-case-study-of-centenary-bank-ishaka-branch