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  •   Benjamin Ezugwu Onodi

  •   Oti Ibiam

  •   Jane Chinyere Akujor

Abstract

This study examined the effect of management accounting information system on the performance of listed consumer goods firms in Nigeria. The objectives of the study were to ascertain the effect of sales management system, management accounting reporting system and budgetary management system on the profitability of listed consumer goods firms in Nigeria. A survey research design was adopted and appropriately used for this study and 100 copies of questionnaire were administered to employees from the selected consumer goods companies. Data collected were analyzed with the aid of percentages and tables while statistical tools used for testing the hypotheses were simple regression analysis and ANOVA. The findings of this study revealed that; sales management system, management accounting system and budgetary management system affect profitability of listed consumer goods firms in Nigeria positively. The study concludes that accounting information system is critical to the production of quality accounting, sales and budget reports (information) on a timely basis and the communication of that information to the decision makers. The researchers recommend that organizations should strengthen their sales-force for effective revenue generation, ensure that management accounting reporting is timely and accurate for effective decision making, and budgetary control should be put in place for monitoring of activities of the business.

Keywords: Accounting information system, Management information system, Sales management system, Budgeting management system &Consumer goods firms’ performance

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Onodi, B. E., Ibiam, O., & Akujor, J. C. (2021). Management Accounting Information System and the Financial Performance of Consumer Goods Firms in Nigeria. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 6(1), 112-120. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2021.6.1.684