Steps in the accounting cycle and items on the balance sheet
What are the steps of the accounting cycle? Why is it necessary to make adjusting entries at the end of each accounting period? What would happen if all of the steps of the accounting cycle were not completed in a specific accounting period?
What are some of the items that appear on a company’s balance sheet?
Provide and explain an example from the business press that illustrates the consequences of a CPA or public accounting firm rendering an opinion based on unethical practices.