Accounting Category: Reconciliations

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In its regular course of business, a company needs to verify its balances and turnovers with banks, suppliers or other counterparties. The confirmation process is one of the ways to obtain such information. The article below focuses attention on the confirmation process peculiarities and contrasts accounting and audit confirmation procedures.

In our computerized world most accounting records are maintained in accounting software databases or spreadsheets, and accountants donít think much in terms of general ledger or subsidiary ledgers like they did when most accounting records were maintained on paper. However, such concepts still exist. In this second part of the two-part article we will look at examples of accounts payable subsidiary ledger (i.e., accounts payable aging), inventory subsidiary ledger, and fixed assets subsidiary ledger.

In our computerized world most accounting records are maintained in accounting software databases or spreadsheets, and accountants donít think much in terms of general ledger or subsidiary ledgers like they did when most accounting records were maintained on paper. However, such concepts still exist. In this first part of the two-part article we will discuss what subsidiary ledgers are and look at an example of an accounts receivable subsidiary ledger (i.e., accounts receivable aging).

Consignment inventory is one of the marketing methods used to attract customers. One variation of consignment is when a seller delivers goods to a customer (buyer) but retains the title to the goods until the buyer uses the goods. In this article we explore accounting for this type of consignment arrangement.

Account reconciliation process and two types of reconciliations; bank reconciliation with step by step instructions.

General ledger to sub-ledger reconciliation type with step by step instructions.

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