About Ethiopian Government Accounting
The course will help the students to be acquainted with the FGE Accounting concepts and practices, in doing so they will differentiate with the expanded (improved) FGE accounting system and the previous FGE accounting system and the need for improvements. The course will discuss in detail goals achieved by FGE accounting systems Basic accounting concepts, over view of FGE financial administration and accounting system and budget control. It also discusses the transaction registers for local currency and foreign currency and about general and subsidiary ledgers. It further discusses FGE monthly reports, different transaction, letters of credit and construction projects. It is also designed to caver areas what government budgeting is, its roles, the cycle or process of government budgeting, the managerial apportion to and problems in government budgeting, and accounting and performance measurement. In light of these theoretical foundations the course will also discuss the Ethiopian budgeting practices at Federal and Regional levels.