ACCT 2121 CHAPTER 1 KEY TERMS

Accounting
The information system that identifies, records, and communicates the economic events of an organization to interested users.

   

Annual report
A report prepared by corporate management that presents financial information including financial statements, a management discussion and analysis section, notes, and an independent auditor's report.

   

Assets
Resources owned by a business.

   

Auditor's report
A report prepared by an independent outside auditor stating the auditor's opinion as to the fairness of the presentation of the financial position and results of operations and their conformance with generally accepted accounting principles.

   

Balance sheet
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