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Data mining your general ledger with Excel Logo aicpa

  J. Carlton Collins, CPA |   Free |   AICPA |   01 Jan 2017 |   Journal of Accountancy

Learn how to use Microsoft Excel to unearth and interpret the wealth of data hidden in the general ledger.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Accounting information systems: Information systems environment, Foundational
  • IT management & assurance: Technical: Information management: Data management & analytics, Foundational

2 Comments/Reflections

Christopher Stevenson

Christopher Stevenson Oct 2017

Excellent article covering a lot of the methods I use when Data Mining and a few more that I was unaware of but will certainly use in future exercises.
Alan Makins

Alan Makins Jul 2017

Interesting. Will be creating new G/L chart of accounts soon. Need to consider potential to mine data in defining structure.