Bank Reconciliation. What is the purpose of a bank reconciliation? What are the
reasons for differences between the cash reported in the accounting records, and the cash balance in the bank statements?
Analyze several of your peers’ posts. Let at least two of your peers know what happens to the discrepancies between the book balance and the bank balance. Could these differences just be written off?
A bank reconciliation reconciles the bank account balance per the books to the actual bank balance. Outstanding checks, deposits in transit, and bank errors are reasons there are differences between the cash reported in the accounting records and the cash balance in the bank statements.