ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IN COMMUNITY BANKING (A CASE STUDY OF OGUI URBAN COMMUNITY BANK NIGERIA LIMITED
Within the frame work of this project topic “Accounting system in community banking” the researcher has attempted to explain the importance of Accounting system as ways of helping management to improve operations in the community banking sector.However, recent researchers have shown that one of the main causes of indigenous business failure in this country is due to the failure to maintain proper Accounting records. Therefore, at the end of this project research work, an attempt was made to give solutions to this problem so as to increase the status of our community banks.In achieving the objectives of this study, various investigation instruments such as questionnaire personal interview and chi-square statistical test were implemented in the collection of data for the study and the result from them were used for the summary of findings.In furthermore of the research objectives, recommendation were made which when implemented, the researcher hopes that it will be of great help to the regulatory authorities. The recommendations were based on research findings and should not be noted to be exhaustive.In conclusion, the researcher believes that the pre-determined objective of the study has been achieved.
Accountancy embraces the installation of book-keeping and accounting systems, the writing up of account and the preparations of every kind of financial statement from the simplest receipts and payments of small club to the published accounts of large public companies. It is one of the main work of the accountant in practice to provide client both large and small with necessary advice as to the most appropriate accounting system to in tall what will provide management with up-to date information.
According is always said to be the language of business. Every organization including bank registered under the Nigerian company law, having statutory responsibility f profit and loss account together with statement of the assets and liabilities at the end of its accounting period, to its members shareholders, the public and other users including the government. Accounting system means the system of recording financial transactions in an organization.