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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 1992 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 are more recent documents defining internal controls.( Bishop‚ 1991‚p.117-123; Colbert

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    Internal Controls XACC 280 By University of Phoenix Professor This paper will discuss the internal controls and how they work in business. I will shed some light on the organizations financial and business policies‚ process and procedures. The purpose of these internal controls is to protect the company’s resources against fraud‚ misappropriate funds and most important waste. A company can spend quite a

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    Internal Controls Internal controls are all the procedures and measures companies put in place in order to achieve two specific goals related to accounting (Kieso‚ Kimmel‚ & Weygandt‚ 2011). The first goal is the protection against loss of assets from various sources such as theft or accounting error (Kieso‚ Kimmel‚ & Weygandt‚ 2011). Companies‚ clients and shareholders must have assurance that there is suitable control over all business assets like inventory and bank accounts all the

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    Question 1 a) Select two companies where inadequate internal control have resulted in disastrous effects on the organisation or exposed it to heavy losses. Research the facts of the failure and report on the facts and the losses suffered. In your report‚ include suggestions for changes to operations (internal controls) that could have prevented the final outcome. Where could you find a list of these internal controls and how are they documented? Examples of companies include: Coles Myer

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    Internal Control Definition Internal control is broadly defined as a process‚ effected by an entity’s board of trustees‚ management‚ and other personnel‚ designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of objectives in the following categories: 1. Effectiveness and efficiency of operations 2. Reliability of financial reporting 3. Compliance with applicable laws and regulations 4. Safeguarding of assets Internal control consists of five interrelated components:

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    Case Study 2 – Internal Control TO: LJB Company President FROM: Andrea Johnson DATE: February 8‚ 2013 SUBJECT: Internal Control It is with great pleasure that we can provide you information and advisement on internal controls that will assist LJB Company with going public. We understand that you have communicated your concerns and expect that this report will assist you with deriving conclusions. This report will: 1. Inform you of any new internal control requirements in reference to

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    Accounting & Finance Faculty FNS10 Financial Services FNSACC506A Implement and Manage Internal Controls Semester 1 2014 ASSESSMENT TITLE Assessment 1 – Assignment 1 ASSESSMENT CONDITIONS/INSTRUCTIONS Take home assignment – Questions and Research Aids to be supplied by college: None. Aids to be supplied by student: None Prescribed Text book(s) Standard Dictionaries Bilingual Dictionaries Technical Dictionaries Programmable Calculators Non-programmable Calculators

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    Chapter 5: Internal Control over Financial Reporting 1. Internal control is a process designed to guarantee the achievement of the objectives of reliable financial reporting‚ compliance with laws and regulations and ineffective and inefficient operations. FALSE 2. Auditing standards require that the auditor exercise professional judgment and maintain professional skepticism throughout the planning and performance of the audit. TRUE 3. If internal controls are not enforced they are useless

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    Internal Controls XACC/280 Whenever having a company‚ he or she must have the right aspects so that business can run as smoothly as possible. The existence where not having the company together as supposed to‚ then there are problems that can follow. Internal control is the safeguard of the assets and the accuracy along with able to rely on he or she’s accounting records and the guide to success is making sure that he or she follows the control principles. The two sentences before this is the

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