Accounting in IT Revision

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  • Created on: 16-05-19 09:10
How is manipulating charts useful to accountants?
Displays info in different format. Shows patterns or trends and easier comparison between different sources of data.
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How are pivot tables useful to accountants?
Summarises group specific data- can then be made into a report.
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How is the ability to make and use templates useful to accountants?
Useful is specific formulas often used, creation of templates means formulas don't have to be reentered.
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How is linking cells, worksheets and workbooks useful to accountants?
Can trace information back to its original source. Used to show a reference or link to a report.
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How is the use of data tables and databases useful to accountants?
Create what if analysis to hypothesise different situations.
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How can the use of macros be useful for accountants?
Allows user to do repetitive tasks almost instantly.
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How is the use of auditing techniques to check for errors useful to accountants?
Allows error detection and data validation. Circles errors in red, allows tracing of dependents and precedents.
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How may accountant have dependency on IT in the workplace?
1)Faster than pen and paper. 2)Templates save time. 3)One drive. 4)Sage. 5)Emails.
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Why is data validation important?
Checks for errors, prevents invalid values being entered. Highlights certain errors.
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Define digital literacy.
Ability for a person to use IT to find, create and evaluate information.
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Why is digital literacy important for accountants?
Must be able to use emails and software such as excel to do job. If they are not computer literate they will struggle with simple tasks, such as inputting data.
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