Accounting Manual


Accounting Manual

A manual that contains pertinent accounting rules and other information for a business or organization. Accounting manuals can contain guidelines for various policies and procedures. They also often specify organizational rules and standards for corporate accounts.

The classification of the various types of accounts used by a company or organization is frequently referred to as a chart. This chart is also usually included in an accounting manual. These manuals will differ from one organization to another depending on the type and size of the organization.


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