advanced managmetn accounting

Type
Essay
Pages
9
Word Count
2676
School
abudhabi university
Course
managment accounting
University Name
Analysis of Implementation of Accounting Information System
A Case Study of Etisalat – UAE Based Company
Student Name
Lecturer Name
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Date Submitted: 06 Sep, 2019
Table of Contents
1. Introduction............................................................................................................................3
2. Etisalat Background..............................................................................................................3
2.1. The Use of Accounting Information System in Etisalat...................................................4
3. Findings/Need for AIS............................................................................................................4
3.1. Users of AIS......................................................................................................................5
3.2. AIS Functions...................................................................................................................5
4. Research Methodology...........................................................................................................6
5. Findings and Discussions.......................................................................................................7
5.1. Strategic Role and AIS......................................................................................................9
6. Suggestions for Improvements............................................................................................10
7. Conclusion.............................................................................................................................10
References.....................................................................................................................................12
1. Introduction
As the technology is improving and catering all fields, industries, and business, so does the field
of accountancy and finance is also getting digitalized. The Blockchain technology-based
accounting, management information system, accounting information systems, ERP systems, and
likewise other accounting and finance systems are just the examples of how traditional
accounting is turning towards advanced accounting and finance system (Grabski, Leech, and
Schmidt, 2011). The new phenomenon in accounting, Accounting Information System (AIS) is
also considered as equally important to all types of organizations and according to financial
analysts and researchers, this must be maintained equally in all organizations whether it is profit-
oriented or not profit-oriented (Medina-Quintero, Mora and Abrego, 2015). Moreover, the
increasing demand for digitalized accounting system is increasing especially in the tech-oriented
industries as accounting information systems have become more adaptive to changing business
managers and executives demands. This demand can be because of many reasons such as
aligning the financial operations across all business sections, collaborating with the stakeholders
of the companies at both internal and external level and much more.
The aim of this research report is to evaluate the Accounting Information System (AIS) as
launched by the Etisalat, a leading telecommunication company in the UAE. The research will
examine the different aspects of the implementation of this system in the company along with
highlighting the users of the systems, how the information know organizing is adding value to
the organizational operations, and how the different financial aspects such as sensitivity analysis,
CPV analysis, and NPV analysis were involved in the project analysis and its implementation in
the organization. This research report will also examine how the knowledge is being managed in