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Accounting, An Essential Component Of The Information System

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  • PALIU -POPA LUCIA

    (CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI UNIVERSITY OF TARGU JIU, ROMANIA)

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In the context of deep financial and economic transformations taking place both nationally and globally, the need and appropriateness of ongoing and increased involvement of accounting information in the management process is increasingly obvious under the increasing credibility and relevance of such information in user perception. Although the data, information and knowledge provided by accounting are not the only ones characterizing a particular economic unit, we believe they are an essential element for analysis and assessment of the entity's statement of assets, motivation according to which accounting is seen by the management, and not only, as the core of the information system. Thus, the accounting information experiences a wide revaluation on all the decision-making stages specific to a field of activity, materialized, for this purpose, in economic and financial indicators that are obtained either directly from synthetic and analytical accounts, or through calculations based on them, regularly and periodically, depending on the need and possibility of operational knowledge of such indicators or only at certain times. Therefore the main purpose of the accounting information system is to provide each user, according to its responsibilities and tasks, with all the necessary information, representing both an interface between the operating and the management system of the entity, but also an element connecting the internal and the external environment of the company, a perspective that motivates our scientific approach orientation in the research of accounting information and its role in the decision making process.

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  • Paliu -Popa Lucia, 2013. "Accounting, An Essential Component Of The Information System," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1, pages 66-73, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:cbu:jrnlec:y:2013:v:1:p:66-73
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    1. Paliu – Popa Lucia & Cosneanu Lavinia, 2015. "Relevance Of The Accounting Information Concerning The Tax Losses In Establishing The Deferred Tax," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 4, pages 35-38, August.
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    3. Dina Ionela Claudia, 2015. "Development The General Budget Costs At An Enterprise Of Exploitation Of Mineral Resources In The Coal," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1, pages 236-244, January.
    4. Dina Ionela Claudia & Marica Valeria & Blendea Marian, 2013. "Accounting And Fiscal Treatments Specific For The Lending Of Population Through Pawnshops," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 4, pages 111-115, August.
    5. Marian TAICU, 2014. "Prospects Of Management Accounting And Cost Calculation," Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences, University of Pitesti, vol. 13(2), pages 66-77.
    6. Paliu – Popa Lucia & Cosneanu Lavinia, 2015. "Deferred Taxes Generated By The Capitalized Interests In The Amount Of The Fix Assets In The Context Of Meeting The Principle Of Prudency," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 4, pages 217-221, August.

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