Accounting Information Systems, 15th edition

  • Marshall B Romney, 
  • Paul J. Steinbart, 
  • Scott L. Summers, 
  • David A. Wood

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Accounting Information Systems (AISs) delivers unprecedented coverage of these types of financial systems. The text examines how developments in IT affect business processes and controls, the effect of recent regulatory developments on the design and operation of AISs, and how you can use AISs to add value to an organization.

The 15th Edition covers the most recent updates in the field. Not only will you see how AIS has changed the role of an accountant, but you'll also be prepared for a successful accounting career in public practice, industry or government.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780137540914

Subject: Accounting & Taxation

Category: Accounting Information Systems


Brief Table of Contents


  1. Accounting Information Systems: An Overview
  2. Overview of Transaction Processing and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  3. Systems Documentation Techniques


  1. Relational Databases
  2. Introduction to Data Analytics in Accounting
  3. Transforming Data
  4. Data Analysis and Presentation


  1. Fraud and Errors
  2. Computer Fraud and Abuse Techniques
  3. Control and Accounting Information Systems
  4. Controls for Information Security
  5. Confidentiality and Privacy Controls
  6. Processing Integrity and Availability Controls


  1. The Revenue Cycle: Sales to Cash Collections
  2. The Expenditure Cycle: Purchasing to Cash Disbursements
  3. The Production Cycle
  4. The Human Resources Management and Payroll Cycle
  5. General Ledger and Reporting System


  1. Database Design Using the REA Data Model
  2. Implementing an REA Model in a Relational Database
  3. Special Topics in REA Modeling


  1. Introduction to Systems Development and Systems Analysis
  2. AIS Development Strategies
  3. Systems Design, Implementation, and Operation

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