Archives for September 2010

INVESTMENT APPRAISAL / CAPITAL BUDGETING – NPV AND IRR

Net present value (NPV) of investment appraisal and Internal Rate of Return (IRR) of capital budgeting are the two methods of using the discounted cash flow (DCF) to evaluate capital investment. This article is a continuation of two previous investment appraisal articles introduction to investment appraisal and investment appraisal- ROCE AND PAYBACK WHAT IS DISCOUNTED […]

INVESTMENT ACCOUNTANT; WHO IS AN INVESTMENT ACCOUNTANT?

An investment accountant is a finance professional who specializes in; identifying, collecting, collating, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating financial information as it solely relates to investment. For one to be investment accountant, the person must firstly become a certified accountant and then acquire the necessary skills required to be an investment accountant. An investment accountant perform […]

IMPORTANCE OF ACCOUNTING IN SCHOOLS

The importance of accounting in schools cannot be over emphasized. Schools are the main hub of every modern economy and would be pulled down to nut if the importance of accounting is not recognized. TO ENSURE THAT ASSETS ARE SAFEGUARDED The huge investments that are made in the educational sector made it prone to fraudulent […]

IMPORTANCE OF BUSINESS ETHICS / IMPORTANCE OF ETHICS IN BUSINESS INVESTMENT

Business ethic is that aspect of corporate governance that has to do with the moral values of managers encouraging them to be transparent in business dealings. Business ethics takes into consideration the feelings of customers in fashioning out the services or goods that is given to our customers. It also takes into account the interest […]

ACCOUNTANTS’ ROLE IN THE ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEM

Accounting information system (AIS) is that subsystem of overall management information system that provides information to an organization in the right format, size, time frame, and within a budget. Accountants have many roles to play as far as accounting information system is concerned. In this article, you will learn the various roles that accountants play […]

QUALIFIED ACCOUNTANT: WHO IS A QUALIFIED ACCOUNTANT?

Having an accounting qualification is not enough for you to be called a qualified accountant / certified accountant– even when you are called, you are not one! Someone with B.Sc in accounting or MACC (Masters of Accountancy) qualification cannot be said to be a qualified accountant. As a matter of fact, passing all the exams […]

MILITARY QUALITIES YOU MUST HAVE AS AN ACCOUNTANT

Military training prepares individuals to perfectly fit into any other career that they decide to finally switch into. To be a good accountant, I have come to discover that one must be in possession of those quality that military men posses. Those qualities of the military that every accountants need is the subject matter of […]

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