The impact of accounting information system on the performance of small scale entrepreneurs in Kikuubo trading centre

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
Accounting information system is the portion of information system concerned with the measurement and prediction of income, wealth and other economic events of the organization and its subparts and entities for example order processing, general ledger, payroll, Accounts payable and Accounts receivable. Accounting information system in small scale entrepreneurs in Kikuubo has not been given the first priority in the operation of businesses. Suggestions and proposals have come as to why and how accounting information system affects the performance of small scale entrepreneurs. Account Information System records and reports business transactions and other economic activities/events as it is based on the double entry bookkeeping concept. For that matter, the study will look deeply on the financial reporting in small scale entrepreneurs. The study intended to establish how business transactions are recorded, the nature of financial reports prepared, effect of Accounting Information System and how they are related the performance of small scale entrepreneurs/businesses along Kikuubo trading centre. The study intended also to reveal the quality of reporting by small scale entrepreneurs as a result of the availability of Accounting Software packages and the relationship of several Accounting Information Systems commonly used. Questionnaire was used as the basic research tool and sampling as the method used in Research. The study involved field research, library research and document analysis
A Research Report Submitted to the School of Business and Management in Partial Fulfillment of the Award of Degree in Business Administration of Kampala International University Supervisor
Accounting information system, Small scale entrepreneurs, Kikuubo trading centre