—The purpose of this study is to show the impact of Accounting Information System (AIS) on accounting in Lebanese companies. There are many advantages of AIS, yet there are many disadvantages too. One must check an AIS affordability, time saving, additional costs, cash saving, and employees’ adaptation. In this research, quantitative study is done in which questionnaires are filled by accountants and accounting managers to see how this community looks to AIS, how it affects accounting, its positive and negative effecst on firms. The most important advantages of AIS are time saving, accuracy, security, and money saving. Still, employees have to adapt quickly with the new information system. AIS affordability, purchase cost and additional costs, are tested.
—Accounting information systems, information technology, correlation, regression, method model, stepwise method model.
Al-Khoury Pierre, Ghazzawi Khalil, Kotob Marwan, Ghanem Nivine, and Atwi Tarek are with Rafik Hariri University, Mechref-Lebanon (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Ghazzawika@rhu.edu.lb).
Cite:Al-Khoury Pierre, Ghazzawi Khalil, Kotob Marwan, Ghanem Nivine, and Atwi Tarek, "The Tendency for Using Accounting Information Systems in Lebanese Firms," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 895-899, 2013.