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Functions of Financial Accounting Within an Organization

Financial accounting is a process of recording and summarizing, interpreting transactions in a company.  Their roles also include maintaining all the financial records such as profit and loss statements of a company

In a company accounts related to finance mostly covers some significant information regarding the company. They mostly recognize the financial reports of a company also gives investors a brief overview of the company’s performance.

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What is the role of financial accounting?

 The role of financial accounting is comprehensive involving the preparation of financial statements such as the balance sheet, statements such as income, cash flows and owner’s equity- that help organizations in reviewing their past and present performance as well as assess their future financial state.

1. System of control

This statement acts as a system of control within the organization they maintain an adequate understanding of an organization. You can assign the responsibilities and record financial responsibilities and also divide duties among the employees. They help to track all the functions and financial transactions of a company.

Financial records also illustrate that all the financial controls reduce the risk of fraud and theft in an organization.

2. Company Analysis

All the financial statements are furnished in a manner that helps to make the interpretation of the business easy and also improves the company’s performance. The company also use ratio analysis to maintain good performance for various aspects of the business. All the cash positions in business can be measured and compared it with the past performance of the company.

3. Tax and Compliance

When you are operating a business, it involves a lot of calculations regarding paying taxes and filling out a lot of forms.  The financial statements are introduced on the basis of various configurations. The compliance and tax-related function will make sure that forms from the government are completed and sent on time. Only a strong tax report will go a step further to reduce the tax burden.

4. Understand the financial performance of a company

It is very important to understand the past of a business to improve the present. A company reviewing a company’s financial functions also maintains all the records for examining the financial performance of money.

The owners of a business can assess the performance of company expenses and also contribute to the overall finances of the company. They also help to make an informed decision about t the companies’ operations and which decision could lead to the overall of a company. They also identify the areas of risk and also identify unnecessary expenses of a company.

5. Controlling the Financial Policy and Formation of a Planning

There is any financial information that has to be furnished that has to before the management so that the management can control financial policies and formulates planning regarding future activities and course of action. This future planning helps the investors and creditors to make an informed decision regarding the company

Financial Accounting Services in UAE

All the business transactions in the UAE are complex and difficult to deal with. It is very important to maintain all the transactions related to finance for company management. There are significant changes in financial reporting in many countries. So many companies are seeking the help of experts to file accurate financial statements.

Our team at Farahat & Co. top accounting firm in Dubai, is comprised of experts who can deal with all the accounting practices and support member firms on different types of accounting matters and also is updated to new or revised accounting standards.  For more consultation regarding financial accounting contact us.

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What is the meaning of financial accounting?

Financial accounting is ahead of accounting that keeps track of the financial statements of a company. This includes a set of guidelines that are used for transactions and presented in a financial report.

Explain different types of accounting?

The types of accounting are the cash method and the accrual method. Both are distinct but both methods rely on the same conceptual framework of double-entry accounting to record analyze and report transactional data at the end of a given period.

Mention the different types of financial statements?

There are four main financial statements that are the balance sheet, income statement, cash flow students, and statements of shareholders equity.

 What is the meaning of accounting?

Accounting is a process that includes the recording, summarizing, and interpreting of all the financial transactions of a company. Profit and loss statements for a given period and the value and nature of a firm’s assets, liabilities, and owners’ equity.

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Ervee is a CPA with international experience in Tax and Accounting. He has over 12 years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping and over a year in VAT implementation, registration, and accounting in UAE. He regularly drives out inefficiencies in company operations and loves the challenge of helping clients find additional ways for an easier and improved compliance and verification of transactions.