Role of Accounting





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Published on Feb 22, 2011

Accounting is a key tool for making decisions and as a result it has a significant impact upon human behaviour. Traditionally we have considered two types of accounting - Financial and Management. The area of Sustainability Accounting is in its infancy but it is of growing importance.

This video will help you understand:
the purpose of accounting
the users of accounting information
how accounting information is reported
a little about accounting as a profession and our ethical responsibilities
and it will provide an introduction to the Accounting Equation

This video will address:
Who are the users of accounting information
What are the different types of accounting
What are the Foundation Accounting reports
What are some qualities of accounting information
What are peak accounting bodies
what is the accounting equation

This covers similar issues to the video "Introduction to Accounting" but it comes at it from a different perspective

You will find access to some of the links referred to in the website at the following blog (http://accountingeducationwebsite.com) you will need to copy and paste this into the web browser.

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