Riordans Accounting System and Modules Essay

413 WordsMar 28, 20092 Pages
Accounting System Riordan Manufacturing has different operating entities situated at diverse locations. Each operating entities each have their own Finance and Accounting Systems and they provide input that is consolidated at Riordan’s corporate location in San Jose. Currently Riordan Manufacturing has several accounting software modules. Amongst the organization’s entities, each possess its own Finance & Accounting systems which primarily consist of these basic components: General ledger, Accounts payable, Account receivable, Order entry, Procurement, Sales and Purchasing history, Invoicing and shipping, Payroll, Financial reporting, EDI, Bar code reading and EDSS (University of Phoenix, 2009). Existing Accounting System San Jose has a license for a fully integrated Windows based ERP manufacturing, distribution and financial management software application specifically designed for plastics processors and process and assembly manufacturers. The license does not include application source code. Michigan had purchased a vendor developed software application and the attendant source code for their Fd & A and process application. The vendor is no longer in business. The application runs on a pair of DEC Alpha’s, using the VMS operating system, VAX4000 work stations and programmed in C. Georgia had purchased a vendor (different from Michigan) developed software application and the attendant source code for their F & A and manufacturing process applications. The systems run on a pair of AS400’s, using UNIX operating system, use PC’s (Windows) as workstations, and are programmed in RPG400. Accounting Software Modules Listed here are several recommended accounting software modules that would be beneficial to Riordan Manufacturing Finance & Accounting system. Purchase order module, a software module that controls Riordan’s ordering inventory. Sales order module that

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