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b.Prepare a document flowchart to document this operation.Registration SystemRegistrarEnter RegistrationRequestCheck for unpaidfeesAccountsReceivableCheck CoursePrerequisitesStudentTranscriptsCheck courseavailability andadd student toclassClassEnrollmentPrint StudentRegistration Report,Update AccountsReceivable, Print CourseEnrollment ReportsStudentRegistrationReportRegistrationRequest FormCourse EnrollmentReportInstructorsIf fees are owed, registration iscancelled and the registration reportbecomes a bill for unpaid fees. If arequested class is full, the reportindicates “course closed.” If thestudent is accepted into thecourse(s): course day, time, androom are printed next to the course.Fees and tuition are printed on thereport.From StudentNTo Student
Accounting Information Systems3-333.12You recognize weaknesses in the existing system and believe a document flowchartwould be beneficial in evaluating this client’s internal control in preparing for yourexamination of the financial statements.a.Complete the flowchart given in Figure 3-12, for sales and cash receipts ofCharting, Inc., by labeling the appropriate symbols and indicating informationflows.Adapted from the 1969 CPA Exam
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Accounting Information Systems3-353.12b.Using the guidelines for preparing flowcharts in Focus 3-2 and the flowchartingsymbols shown in Figure 3-8, critique the flowchart shown in Figure 3-12. Listthe ways the flowchart violates the guidelines or uses improper symbols.The flowchart in Fig. 3.12 violates the General Guidelines for Preparing Flowcharts in the followingways.1.The text uses the Terminal symbol (the oval) to indicate an external party.Figure 3.12 uses alarge arrow to indicate items coming into the system (mail, cash, and items received from thebank).It uses a line with an arrow that stops in a small vertical line, accompanied by Tocustomer (or To Bank), to indicate items exiting the system.2.The solution has the mail clerk, the sales clerk, and the inventorycontrolclerk in one column.Three columns would be better.3.Additional comments (Prepare remittance advice if needed) are not enclosed in an annotationbox.4.Each manual processing symbol does not have an input and an output.For example, the symbolsunder mail clerkand sales clerkdo not have an input.5.The file symbol (the triangle) does not need the word File in it.The symbol itself conveys that itis a file.
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Cost Accounting, invoice, Purchase order, Systems Development and Documentation Techniques

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