Public Sector Accounting: Governance And Accountability In The Malaysian Context
This book is designed for Accounting and Finance students to introduce the concepts of accounting and financial management in the public sector. It also aims to expose students to the current practices of public sector accounting, together with the underlying legal provisions, rules and procedures. This book discusses the public sector accounting environment as well as the critical and current issues related to financial accounting and reporting, management accounting, auditing and accountability, and administrative systems in the public sector. A particular focus of this book is on the Malaysian public sector setting that is characterized by its unique and interesting formulation of public sector governance and administrative design to manage complex public sector dealings.
-Complies with the Public Sector Accounting syllabuses of local higher learning institutions
-Presents topics related to public sector accounting in an accessible manner
-Incorporates a strong local flavour through local perspectives
-Provides an array of current issues to help students connect what they have learnt to real-world contexts
-Reinforces students' grasp of the topics through review questions, discussion questions, web-based activities and case studies at the end of each chapter