P a g e | 1Syllabus Last Updated 8/23/2018Undergraduate Course Syllabus ACC 340: Controllership Center: Online Course Prerequisites ACC-307 Course Description This course examines the accounting and interpersonal skills necessary to manage an efficient accounting department. These skills include processing accounting transactions, preparing financial statements, recommending improvement in financial operating policies, and monitoring the financial activities in other departments. Basic areas of subject coverage include cash management, inventory valuation, operating budgeting, taxes, insurance, and capital budgeting. Also included will be the use of electronic spreadsheets for financial analysis, client-server computing applications, target costing, disaster recovery planning, activity based costing, outsourcing, and managing in a growth environment. Course Outcomes Upon the successful completion of this course, students will gain an appreciation and understanding of how to manage all major aspects of the controller’s job, including strategic and annual planning, financial reporting, and managing all aspects of the accounting department, as well as peripheral issues such as the closing process, electronic data interchange, accepted practices of controllership, software selection and implementation, and financial analysis. Required Materials Using your learning resources is critical to your success in this course. Please purchase directly through SNHU’s online bookstore, MBS Direct, rather than any other vendor. Purchasing directly from the bookstore ensures that you will obtain the correct materials and that the Help Desk, your advisor, and the instructor can provide you with support if you have problems. The Controller’s Function: The Work of the Managerial AccountantBragg, S.M & Roehl-Anderson, J.M. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 4thEdition 2011 ISBN: 978-1-118-48253-7
P a g e | 2Syllabus Last Updated 8/23/2018Instructor Availability and Response Time Your class interaction with the instructor and your classmates will take place on a regular, ongoing basis. Your instructor will be actively engaged within the course throughout the week. You will normally communicate with your instructor in the weekly discussions or the General Questions discussion topic so that your questions and the instructor’s answers benefit the entire class. You should feel free, however, to communicate with your instructor
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 5 pages?
- Fall '14
- Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, managerial accountant