You are a controller in a midsized manufacturing company that has acquired 100% of another company. The acquired company includes two segments and two different pension plans. Both of these reporting issues are new to your CEO, and your CEO wants to eliminate the segments.

You are a controller in a midsized manufacturing company that has acquired 100% of another company. The acquired company includes two segments and two different pension plans. Both of these reporting issues are new to your CEO, and your CEO wants to eliminate the segments.

Write a 700 to 1,050 word executive memo that explains the required reporting for defined contribution, defined benefit, and other post retirement plans. Also include an explanation of what must happen for the two segments to be eliminated.

What are management assertions? How do they affect the financial statements? How does the auditor formulate audit objectives based on management assertions?

What are management assertions and audit objectives? Can materiality be quantified? An expert answers these questions in detail!

What are management assertions? How do they affect the financial statements? How does the auditor formulate audit objectives based on management assertions?

Can materiality be quantified? If so, how? What are the three steps of applying materiality to an audit? What factors should be considered when allocating materiality to an account balance?

Select a current event article related to small business, tax or accounting. Provide the link to the article and then summarize your thoughts on the article. Post one discussion question relating to your article for the class to discuss.

How might financial ratios be used to determine the organization s financial health? What are some examples?

How might financial ratios be used to determine the organization s financial health? What are some examples?

Why is an accounts receivable aging process important in a health care organization? What occurs if organizations do not use this method?

Why is an accounts receivable aging process important in a health care organization? What occurs if organizations do not use this method?

What are the purposes of a personal budget, balance sheet, and statement of cash flow?

What are the purposes of a personal budget, balance sheet, and statement of cash flow? A minimum of 200 words.

Lucid Company declared a property dividend of 20,000 shares of $1 par Polk Company common stock. The Polk stock was purchased for $5 per share. Market value was $10 per share on the declaration date and $11 per share on the distribution date. What is the amount of the dividend?

Lucid Company declared a property dividend of 20,000 shares of $1 par Polk Company common stock. The Polk stock was purchased for $5 per share. Market value was $10 per share on the declaration date and $11 per share on the distribution date. What is the amount of the dividend?

What role, if any, do you see education and training playing in the battle for ethical behavior? Is four hours of continuing professional education in ethics every three years sufficient education and training for CPAs? Explain.

What role, if any, do you see education and training playing in the battle for ethical behavior? Is four hours of continuing professional education in ethics every three years sufficient education and training for CPAs? Explain.

Do you think that the U.S. is getting closer to adopting IFRS?

Do you think that the U.S. is getting closer to adopting IFRS?

Explain how traditional cost systems, using a single unit level cost rate, may distort product costs.

Explain how traditional cost systems, using a single unit level cost rate, may distort product costs.

Suppose a company decided to automate a production line. Explain what effects this would have on a company s cost structure using CVP terminology. Could these changes have any possible negative effect on the firm?

Suppose a company decided to automate a production line. Explain what effects this would have on a company s cost structure using CVP terminology. Could these changes have any possible negative effect on the firm?

Explain economic issues that bring concern to pricing tax services. Any ethical challenges when hiring non CPAs to do taxes (using new IRS laws). What standards apply?

Explain economic issues that bring concern to pricing tax services. Any ethical challenges when hiring non CPAs to do taxes (using new IRS laws). What standards apply?

What management concerns made BP reexamine their leadership model? What business issues did they face?

What management concerns made BP reexamine their leadership model? What business issues did they face?
How did this form of human expression assist in moving the top management perception of the organizational culture forward?

Why is it important to understand the boundary conditions scope, time, and cost of any information systems project.

Why is it important to understand the boundary conditions scope, time, and cost of any information systems project.

Explain economic issues that bring concern to pricing tax services. What ehtical challenges are faced when hiring non CPAs under current IRS new regulations? What standards apply?

Explain economic issues that bring concern to pricing tax services. What ehtical challenges are faced when hiring non CPAs under current IRS new regulations? What standards apply?

The material in this module tells us that many companies place disproportionate emphasis on the financial perspective at the expense of the other three perspectives. Give an example of an organization which you are familiar from either previous coursework, the news, or personal experience where this has been the case. What were the results of this focus on the financial perspective on customers and other stakeholders? Be as specific as you can and give concrete examples.

The material in this module tells us that many companies place disproportionate emphasis on the financial perspective at the expense of the other three perspectives. Give an example of an organization which you are familiar from either previous coursework, the news, or personal experience where this has been the case. What were the results of this focus on the financial perspective on customers and other stakeholders? Be as specific as you can and give concrete examples.

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