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General Ledger Reconciliation and Analysis

See also: Account Reconciliation Standard Chart of Accounts Problems in Chart of Account Design Cash Flow Statement Income Statement Subsidiary Ledger General Ledger Reconciliation and Analysis Definition Define a general ledger as the financial record of every transaction of a company. Commonly, it is referred to as the “books” of the company. In the general

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Problems in Chart of Accounts Design

See also: Standard Chart of Accounts Chart of Accounts (COA) Complex COA Number for SGA Expenses Example Chart of Accounts for Selling General and Administrative Time Saving Tip for Filing Vendor Invoices Problems in Chart of Accounts Design Too Many General Ledger Accounts Often when using QuickBooks or Peachtree accounting software the number of general

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Chart of Accounts (COA)

See also: Problems in Chart of Account Design Complex COA Number for SGA Expenses Example Chart of Accounts for Selling General and Administrative Account Reconciliation Account Reconcilement Definition Chart of Accounts Defined The chart of accounts (COA) is a listing of the general ledger accounts used by an organization to record transactions. For example, the

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Most General Ledger Accounts Still Reconciled Manually

The Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) and Robert Half recently put out a report. According to a recent AccountingWEB article, 65% of US companies still use some form of manual accounting system. One of the chief reasons for a company to utilize manual account reconciliations is the growing number of general ledger accounts companies use. Today’s

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Common Problems in Charts of Account

Accountants are often great at, well, accounting, but tend to get lost in the detail, preferring to count expenses down to the paper clip level instead of focusing on what truly matters for a company’s profitability. Nowhere is that more evident than in the chart of accounts they create. What are some common problems in

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