Accounting and Financial Control

ISSN 2543-5485 (print), 2544-1450 (online)
Issued from October 2016
Publisher LLC “Consulting Publishing Company “Business Perspectives”
Founder Sp. z o.o. Kozmenko Science Publishing
Accounting and Financial Control

Journal is open-access.

The main aim of the journal is in publishing original high quality scientific research materials from all spheres of accounting and financial control, mainly from the point of view of international practice.

The journal is oriented on scientists, professors and students specialized in organization management, and experts specialized in accounting and financial reporting. It was founded by Kozmenko Science Publishing SP ZOO (Gliwice, Poland). The journal is open-access and published by LLC “Consulting Publishing Company “Business Perspectives” (Sumy, Ukraine) with annual frequency.

Topics covered by the journal:

  • National accounting standards
  • International accounting standards implementation
  • International financial reporting standards
  • Economic and financial analysis
  • Accounting and auditing in enterprise management
  • Information systems and technologies in accounting and auditing
  • Decision making methods and models in analysis and auditing
  • Financial accounting and reporting in taxation
  • Managerial accounting and financial management
  • Derivatives transactions and their accounting
  • Economic information processing systems
  • Forensic accounting and forensic accounting expert examination
  • Financial control basic principles implementation
  • Ethics and corporate culture issues in the processes of controlling and auditing
  • Financial control methods development
  • Inner financial control in organizations
  • State financial control
  • Financial control innovations in organization

Subject Area – Business, Management and Accounting. Subject Category – Accounting, Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous).

Subject Area – Economics, Econometrics and Finance. Subject Category – Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous), Finance.

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Please send a manuscript and filled Cover letter form to:

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Open Access Statement

Journal is committed to full open access for scholarly publications. All articles are available to all users immediately upon publication (without registration on the site and embargo period).

By "open access" to this [research] literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution and the only role for copyright in this domain should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited. (Source: http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/boai15-1)

Benefits of the open access are: increased citation and usage; rapid publication; faster impact with permissive licenses; copyright retention by the author.
Authors can choose either of Creative Commons licenses (CC-BY 4.0 or CC-BY-NC 4.0). Find detailed information in the Copyright section.

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Editors

Fedir Zhuravka

Doctor of Economics, Professor, Department of International Economics, Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine.

Research interests: international accounting standards (IAS), international financial reporting standards (IFRS), financial analysis, state financial control.

Advising Editors

Pervaiz Alam

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Ph.D., CPA, Professor & Ph.D. Program Coordinator, Department of Accounting, College of Business Administration, Kent State University, USA.

Research interests: financial accounting, auditing, management accounting, international accounting.

Masamichi Yoshioka

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Ph.D., Professor of Accounting, School of Management, Tokyo University of Science, Japan.

Research interests: international accounting, evaluation of assets, human behavior accounting.

Editorial Board

Oriol Amat

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Doctor in Economic Sciences, Professor of Financial Economics and Accounting, Director Master in Accounting and Finance at Barcelona School of Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.

Research interests: financial accounting, management accounting, creative accounting, company analysis.

Bernardino Benito

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Ph.D., Professor of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Murcia, Spain.

Research interests: government accounting, municipal finance, public sector management economy, efficiency and effectiveness in public sector.

Sorin Nicolae Borlea

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Ph.D., Professor of Finance and Accounting, Faculty of Economics, Informatics and Engineering, Departament of Economics, West Vasile Goldis University, Arad, Romania.

Research interests: analysis of financial statements, accounting, finance, corporate governance, auditing.

Ahmed A El-Masry

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Ph.D., Associate Professor of Financial Management at the University of Plymouth Business School, Plymouth, UK.

Research interests: risk management, capital structure, dividend policies, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate online reporting, Islamic finance.

Paulina Filip

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Ph.D, University of Rzeszów, Faculty of Finance, Poland.

Research interests: financial management, corporate finance, accounting, modern and alternative forms of financing.

John Goodwin

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Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Management, Sabanci University, Turkey.

Research interests: auditing, financial accounting, corporate governance, value relevance.

Zahirul Hoque

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Ph.D., FCPA, FCMA, Professor, Head of Department of Accounting and Executive Director of the La Trobe University Centre for Public Sector Governance, Accountability and Performance (CPSGAP), Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, Australia.

Research interests: accounting and organizational change, management accounting, performance management, the balanced scorecard, public sector accounting, accounting in developing countries, qualitative research in accounting and management.

Seppo Ikäheimo

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Doctor in Economic Sciences, Full Professor of Corporate Governance (Accounting) and Vice Dean, Aalto University School of Business, Finland.

Research interests: corporate governance (accounting), management and financial accounting, role of information technology in accounting change.

Harald Jansen

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Doctor in Economics, Professor of Business Taxation and Auditing, Faculty of Economics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.

Research interests: taxation and financial decision, tax design, taxes and business valuation, accounting history.

Yury Y. Karaleu

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Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor, CAP. The Head of the Department of Business Administration, School of Business and Management of Technology of Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus.

Maxim Korneyev

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Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Customs and Finance, Dnipro, Ukraine.

Research interests: financial management, financial markets, risk management, economic and financial analysis.

Fawzi Laswad

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Ph.D., FCA, FCPA, Professor of Accounting and Head of School of Accountancy, Massey University, New Zealand.

Research interests: financial reporting and accounting education (accounting theory and standards; accounting, auditing and accountability; financial accounting; international accounting).

Robyn Lawrence

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Ph.D., CMA, Associate Professor of Accounting and Interim MBA Director, The Kania School of Management, University of Scranton, USA.

Research interests: international accounting, impact of accounting information on internal and external stakeholders and accounting education.

Bill Lee

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Ph.D., Professsor of Accounting at the University of Sheffield, Management School, UK.

Research interests: accounting and accountability in State-supported learning initiatives; credit unions; research methods and research practice in accounting and management.

Peter Letmathe

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Doctor in Business Administration, Professor of Management Accounting, Faculty of Business and Economics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany.

Research interests: managerial and financial accounting, behavioural aspects of accounting, decision making and innovation management.

Anis Maaloul

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Ph.D., CPA, Professor of Accounting and Taxation, School of Administrative Science, TELUQ-University of Quebec, Canada.

Research interests: intangible assets, social and environmental accounting, financial and non-financial disclosures, corporate reputation, cost of finance. 

Franck Missonier-Piera

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Ph.D., CPA, CMA, Full Professor, Chair in Accounting and Financial Analysis, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Research interests: Governance role of accounting information, Analysts’ forecast errors, environmental disclosure, IPSAS.

Ivana Mamić Sačer

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Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Accounting, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb and President of Internal Audit Chapter in Croatian Association of Accountants and Financial Experts, Croatia.

Research interests: accounting, international accounting, accounting information system, government auditing and analysis of financial statements.

Marie Paseková

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Ph.D., Associate Professor, Vice-Dean for Research and Professional Procedures, Department of Finance and Accounting, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic.

Research interests: financial accounting, international financial reporting standards, financial analysis and the role of accounting information.

Dieter Pfaff

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Doctor in Business Administration, Full Professor of Accounting, Department of Business Administration, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Research interests: managerial and financial accounting, performance measurement and control.

Maria Płonka

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Ph.D., an employee of the Department of Risk Management and Insurance, University of Economics in Krakow, Ponald.

Research interests: marketing, sectoral analysis, the study of competitiveness mainly financial institutions with particular emphasis on the insurance sector, the social economy.

Ryszard Pukała

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Ph.D., Vice-Rector, The Bronisław Markiewicz State Higher School of Technology and Economics in Jarosław, Poland.

Research interests: insurance, insurance market, finance, financial market, risk, risk management.

Dirk Swagerman

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Dr., Professor, Director of the post-experience education in Management Control, Holder of the chair of Management Control at the Faculty of Economics and Business at University of Groningen, Independent management consultant, Netherlands.

Research interests: controlling, management accounting, financial accounting, management information science, financial management and the mutual relations among these areas.

Stephanie Thiery Dubuisson

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Ph.D., Professor, HDR (French Accreditation for Supervising Research), Audit Route and Research Axe Leader, ICN Business School, France.

Research interests: аudit (external and internal auditing), internal control, frauds, corporate governance, International Financial Reporting Standards.

Patrick Velte

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Ph.D., Professor of Accounting & Auditing, Institute of Banking, Finance & Accounting, Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany.

Research interests: financial accounting, corporate governance, external audit.

Cheng (Colin) Zeng

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Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Accounting, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester and Research Associate, Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Bristol, United Kingdom.

Research interests: market-based accounting research, political and regulatory influences on financial reporting, international financial reporting standards, valuation models and corporate social responsibility reporting.

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The journal “Accounting and Financial Control” (ISSN 2543-5485 (print), 2544-1450 (online)) was founded by Sp. z o.o. Kozmenko Science Publishing (Gliwice, Poland) in 2016 (Akt XII Ns Rej Pr 61/16). It is published quarterly in English. Since October, 2017 the Journal supports open-access and is issued with quarterly frequency. All articles are available to all users immediately upon publication (without registration on the site and embargo period).

From the 21st of November 2017 the Journal is published by LLC “Consulting Publishing Company “Business Perspectives” (Sumy, Ukraine) in English with annual frequency.

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Before submission to the editorial staff of the journal, please check Research Misconduct Policies, infringement of which will result in immediate rejection of the manuscript and possible sanctions against the author.
The authors are strongly recommended to read the “Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to be Published in English” at the website of The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) http://www.ease.org.uk/publications/author-guidelines-authors-and-translators/, which guides our work.
Make sure that the manuscript presents an academic value, significance of research, as well as that its originality and practical significance are well described; the manuscript makes a contribution to earlier researches concerning the topic.

The author should attentively read the manuscript submission guidelines. These guidelines are not so rigid that even the slightest deviation from them will result in the refusal of the manuscript. However, we ask the authors to do their best to meet them, as it will provide the quality of their materials and will make it easier for the editorial staff to set the manuscript for publication.

Please define the type of the manuscript of four possible variants and adhere to both the general guidelines and the recommendations, which are specific for the type of the chosen manuscript.

The following types of manuscripts can be submitted to the journal:

  • original scientific paper, which is a final report on the finished original experimental study;
  • theoretical paper, which is devoted to theoretical study of the problem, which complies with the journal’s scope;
  • review paper, which is a study of concrete scientific problem, which complies with the journal’s scope and is conducted based on the materials of the scientific publications;
  • short communication paper on the event (conference, seminar, exhibition, issue of the important monograph), which complies with the journal’s scope.

The manuscript should be sent to the editorial staff of the journal via e-mail together with the filled and signed Cover letter form. Please, try hard to send a paper with good level of English. Well-written manuscripts will let editors and reviewers concentrate on their academic value.

Structure of the Paper

The presentation of the material in the manuscript should be built on the principle “from the general to the particular”.

The structure of research paper should consist of the following sections (it does not exclude the presence of additional subsections) and comply with the international standard АIMRaD (Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion).

Theoretical paper – АIТвRaD (Abstract, Introduction, Theoretical Basis, Results, and Discussion).

Review paper – Abstract, Introduction, Literature review, generalization of the main statements and Discussion.

Short communication paper is structured by the author in his own, but with compulsory reference to the date and place of the event. However, it does not include a big list of references and supplementary materials.

Title
The title of the paper should fully reflect the topic of the research and its content. It must be short and concrete (not more than 15 words). Besides it should catch the reader’s interest and it should be written using the scientific style. It is appropriate to point the object of research or concretize it using the colon or the brackets. It is not recommended to use contractions, but if used, then only for the commonly known ones.

Author (authors)
Here the name (first name and last name) of the author (authors) (Byline?) must be written. Those authors who use the patronymic or middle name should write only the first. The authors whose names are written in the Cyrillic alphabet must transliterate them correctly. Those who need the transliteration can use the websites http://translit.net/ua/ or http://translit.net/ru/.
After the names of the authors, there should be written their academic degree and academic rank, places of work (university, academic institution, etc. or the organization to which they belong) (Affiliation), city and country. If the name of city or country is already used as author's affiliation still both the city and the country should be indicated. The name of the organization or the institution must be indicated, separated by the comma in the nominative case and this name must be full, without contractions and abbreviations. Also the authors should indicate their e-mails.
If there are several authors, they make a decision themselves concerning the order of their mentioning in the title of the paper (recommended variant – depending on the contribution to the research). The list of authors includes only those persons who have really taken part in the research and agreed to bear full responsibility for its content. Research funding or taking part in paying the article processing charge is not a prerequisite for being included in the list of co-authors. While forming the list of the authors, a special attention should be paid to the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) principles.

In order to bring the academic degrees, academic ranks and occupations, which are used in some emerging economies or the developing countries, in line with the international standards, the corresponding table should be used ENGLISH EQUIVALENTS FOR ACADEMIC RANKS, DEGREES AND JOB TITLES.

Abstract
It should be written using the following algorithm: first two or three sentences indicate the relevance of the topic; the aim and object of the study; the methodology (methods) of the study (for theoretical studies – its theoretical basis) are described; the obtained results and their practical value are characterized. At the same time, every statement must follow logically from the previous one. In the abstract for a research paper, it is recommended to use the numerical results. In the abstract of a review paper, the author can only point the issues discussed, without presenting the results. While writing the abstract, it is necessary to use the active voice instead of the passive voice, and such words as “thus”, “for instance”, “as a result”, etc. In the abstract, the author should not refer to any researches or other sources of information. The abstract should be written without subsections and without subtitles, i.e., is not structured. The text should be concise and original. It is not appropriate to use the sentences in the Abstract from the text of the paper. At the same time, the material which is absent in the paper cannot be presented in the Abstract. In the Abstract, the author should not refer to any sources, use tables and figures. The number of words must be in average 150-250.

Кeywords
The purpose of keywords is to provide the insight to the reader into the contents of the paper. They should reflect the area of the research. The number of keywords should be 5-10 in average. There should not be the sentences, but the words or word groups. If the object of the study is not mentioned in the title of the paper (including the country, the region), it should be added to the list of keywords. There is no need to replicate words from the title of the paper.

JEL Classification
If earlier the author was not aware of this classification system, he/she should attentively look through it in order to have a common understanding of all the areas defined in it http://www.aeaweb.org/jel/jel_class_system.php. The codes, indicated by the author should clearly reflect the research area. The author is welcome to use the codes from two or three areas, if they are covered in the research.

Introduction
Both scientific issues and the relevance of the research should be substantiated and explained in the introduction. Also a problem statement should be pointed out. The introduction should not be long, the author should avoid using tables and figures.

Literature Review
Literature review provides an analysis and generalization of relevant works (papers, monographs, reports, theses, etc.), which describe the essence of the problem and/or give an understanding on the previous efforts to solve it. The Literature Review should comply with the aim of the research (“fitness for purpose”) and represent the results of critical analysis of the analytical base for testing the research hypothesis.
Literature review must not be limited only by works, which were published in the country where the author lives and works (the problem should be studied globally). Particularly it concerns the authors from non-English speaking countries (they are recommended to thoroughly analyze the works published in English).
If appropriate, normative legal acts are also analyzed.
Only those sources are given and analyzed in the paper, which really are valuable for the author’s research. The author cannot just make long lists of authors and their works, which are related to the investigated issues. The author cannot take the pieces of review text from other works with reference to other authors and include their works in the list of references. When citing, the author is obliged to observe ethical and moral principles.
While making literature review, the author can use own publications and refer to them, but only in order to describe the problem, but not to increase the citation level.
It is recommended to finish the literature review with the presentation of unsolved issues, identification of contradictions in the results and findings of the previous researches, justification of the need to continue the studies in this area and choice of the specific topic (direction) of this study.
In the literature review and throughout the text of the paper as a whole, references to the sources are made in compliance with Reference list and citation style guide or refer to APA formatting and style guide (American Psychological Association).

Aims
The aim describes main results in a short and concrete manner (in one sentence), the achievement of which is the purpose of the research. Here can also be mentioned several intermediate problems, the solution of which will ensure that the aim is achieved. The aim should not replicate the title of the manuscript.

Methods
The methods (methodology) of the study are indicated in this section (commonly known), which author uses in the research, and/or the methodology offered by the author himself is described in a short and concrete manner. If methods and procedures offered are used in other works, the author should refer to the original sources.
In this subsection of the theoretical paper the theoretical basis of the research should be described, theories, perspectives, formulae, equations should be presented.
If commonly known statistic procedures are used in the paper, the author should not describe their essence, it is sufficient just to point them.

Results
Here empirical or theoretical data obtained in the process of the research are given. It is recommended to use figures, tables, graphs, schemes. The interpretation of the obtained results is not made in this section. Also there should not be presented the results, which were earlier obtained by the authors or other scientists.

Discussion
Here the interpretation of the results obtained during the research is made. A comparison is made with the results obtained by other researchers.

Conclusion
In this section the main ideas of the manuscript are presented, the obtained results and their novelty are demonstrated. The possibility of practical use of the obtained results should be outlined and the directions for further scientific research should be offered.

Acknowledgements
In this subsection, the relevant scientific programs, grants, scholarships, contracts are indicated.
The author can also mention the persons or organizations, which helped him in conducting the research (access to information, organization of the survey, interview, etc.) and preparation of the paper (advice at the stage of writing, critical remarks, help in calculations, etc.).

References
The list of references must be made in the alphabetical order. While indicating the source, which was analyzed in the source language (not in English), it should be indicated first in the source language, then the transliteration should be made in brackets. It is recommended that it should be done with the transliteration for English-speaking systems (it is better to use transliteration of the system British Standards Institution.
Download “Business Perspectives” Reference list and citation style guide or refer to APA formatting and style guide.
Transliteration from Ukrainian can be made with the help of Ukrainian transliteration and the website http://translit.net/ua/, from Russian – with the help of Russian transliteration, from several other languages, which use the Cyrillic alphabet, with the help of the website http://translit.net/ru/.

Supplementary Materials
The supplementary materials are the big size figures, tables, graphs, schemes, photographs, etc., which are referred to throughout the text of the paper.

Paper Submission Guidelines
The number of words in the paper may vary from 4000 to 6000 (for short communication paper – from 1000 to 2000).Considering the issue concerning the calculation of the number of words in the paper, the information about the authors, title, abstract and keywords, list of references and appendices should not be included. The number of sources, in the list of references, should not exceed 50. Supplementary materials should not exceed 5 pages. Note, that the paper should be submitted in the format Microsoft Word or compatible (.DOC, .DOCX).
Tables, schemes, figures, photographs of other authors should not be used in the text of the paper without their written permission.

The presentation of the text in the paper must comply with the Manuscript Submission Guidelines.

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Submission process
To submit a paper, please send two copies of manuscript, one in MS Word format (.doc or .docx) and one in PDF, and completed Cover letter form attached to an e-mail to the editorial assistant.
Make sure that all supplementary materials (tables, figures, equations, and images) are editable. In case the editorial assistant asks to send editable elements, please do it as soon as possible to make the reviewing process faster. To prepare your paper for submission, please read Submission Guidelines.

Infringement of Research Misconduct Policies will result in paper rejection and possible sanctions against authors.

Review process
All papers are "double-blind" peer-reviewed. Detailed information can be found in Peer Review section.

All authors receive reviewer’s comments immediately after the manuscript had been reviewed. The authors have the opportunity to request a Referee Report, which they receive without revealing the identity of the reviewer and can appeal against editorial decisions responding to the referees with authors’ arguments and explanations.

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Editorial Board members and reviewers constantly work on increasing the efficiency of manuscripts evaluation and selection of the papers that present extreme importance to the scientific field. In this respect, there are factors that result in a rejection of a significant share of papers submitted for publication. The reasons for rejection can be different. Main reasons are listed in Peer Review and Research Misconduct Policies.

Kozmenko Science Publishing emphasizes that in no case place of work or country of residence of the scientist, his racial or religious affiliation can be the reason for rejection.

In this respect, we ask the authors to pay attention to necessity of observing publication ethics principles. Submitted manuscripts should be relevant in content and comply with the aim, tasks and specialization of the journal.

The language of the manuscript should be professional, and the format should comply with the standards given. Weak English and incompliance with the format standards will not obligatorily lead to rejection, but can delay paper acceptance until the author makes the amendments. The acceptance rate for the journal is calculated as a number of manuscripts accepted for publication compared with total number of manuscripts submitted in one year.

To have a clear vision about period of consideration and process of review of your paper, authors can always contact the editorial assistant. Period of paper consideration is not fixed and can be changed depending on different factors, but our employees will keep you informed about the status of the publishing process.

Acceptance rate and average time from submission to publication will be displayed in the beginning of 2018.

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The author may deposit pre-print version of the paper (manuscript by the author, submitted to the journal, before peer-review and without any editorial amendments) to any platform anytime with acknowledgement to the Publisher and the Journal (acknowledgement should be made as follows: "This is a pre-peer-reviewed version of the paper submitted for publication to [name of the Journal] published by LLC “CPC "Business Perspectives”).

The author may deposit post-print version of the paper (accepted version of the manuscript after peer-review and content amendments, but before copyediting, typesetting and proof correction) to the author's personal website, provided that it is non-commercial, and to the repository of the author's institution with acknowledgement of the Publisher and the Journal (acknowledgement should be made as follows: "This is an accepted peer-reviewed version of the paper. The published version of the article is available at LLC “CPC "Business Perspectives” at https://businessperspectives.org").

The Author may deposit published version of the paper (final edited and typeset version that is made publicly available by the Publisher and can be considered an article) to any institutional repository, and distribute and make it publicly available in any way with acknowledgement to the Publisher and the Journal (acknowledgement should be made as follows: "This is a published version of the paper, available at LLC "CPC "Business Perspectives" at http://dx.doi.org/[DOI of the article]").

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The APC (Article processing charge) is paid once, only if the manuscript is accepted for publication after being peer reviewed (Business Perspectives does not use submission or review charges).

The article processing charge (APC) ensures the full immediate access to the article on the publisher’s website (without registration on the site and embargo period). The APC covers the costs of publication process (copy editing, formatting the text, to compose the figures and tables, etc.) including the administrating of peer-review process, the permanent archiving of the articles, site administrating (hosting the files of the articles, maintenance and support of the site), the promotion of the journal and articles (to share the journals content all over the world, serve the indexing services, etc.) and customers support.

Article processing charge for “Accounting and Financial Control” for the authors with affiliation in high-income countries  or upper middle-income countries is 295 €, APC for the authors with affiliation in lower middle-income countries 195 € and APC for the authors with affiliation in low-income countries is 155 €. Please request an invoice (or information about other methods of payment) from an editorial assistant or follow the link to Pay online.

If the size of the manuscript exceeds the established limit (6000 words) then authors should contact an editorial assistant to elaborate on publication details.
Please pay attention that LLC “Consulting Publishing Company “Business Perspectives” can’t receive payments from high-risk and non-cooperative countries. The jurisdictions list http://www.fatf-gafi.org/countries/#high-risk.

During the publishing process the authors can order the printed copy of the issue from an editorial assistant per 125 €.

Discounts
In order to enhance the publishing opportunities for authors from low-income countries, the Publishing Company provides a system of partial compensation of Article Processing Charges. The Publisher also offers personal discounts for some authors from these countries. In such cases the author should apply to the Publisher with a fully substantiated request concerning both discounts for APC or for a free publication. Such an application is considered in each case individually.

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Fedir Zhuravka

Doctor of Economics, Professor of department of accounting and auditing, Professor of Sumy State University, Ukraine.

Spheres of scientific interests: state financial control, financial risks management, derivatives of financial instruments operations and its accounting, currency regulations.