Accountants About Accounting Policies. An Emiprical Investigation Of Smes From Bihor County
AbstractThis paper examines the setting up of accounting procedures and policies in sampled SMEs from Bihor, county selected after criteria of size at the end of 2008. In order to conduct our research we have set up a questionnaire of 25 questions which has been applied to 100 SMEs. The obtained results showed that out of the 83 respondents, only 92,68% agree with the provisions of Article 10 of Order 3055/2009, according to which entities must develop their own accounting policies approved by the managers, only 75,60% of the respondents agree that the existence of written accounting policies at the enterprise level improves the quality of financial reporting and managersâ€™ decision making process and a significant number of respondents (21,95%) do not know the fact that during a financial year, a firmâ€™s accounting policies cannot be changed. The most relevant result of our investigative research consist in identifying the need to train the human resources involved in the process of writing and applying accounting policies and procedures in SMEs and the necessity to set up a manual of accounting department.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics in its journal The Journal of the Faculty of Economics - Economic.
Volume (Year): 1 (2010)
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accounting policies; financial reporting; disclosure; SMEs;
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- Jean-François Casta & Olivier Ramond, 2009. "Politique comptable des entreprises," Post-Print halshs-00679562, HAL.
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