Level of use of blockchain technology by Ukrainian enterprises in the field of accounting and auditing

Iryna Manchur


The use of various electronic gadgets and Internet communication has accelerated the development of the company in various areas of its activities, including in terms of accounting.

The article presents data on the state and expected results of blockchain development in the world and in Ukraine, illustrates that the introduction of blockchain technology is currently taking place in various fields, one of the most promising of which is accounting and auditing.

Transfer of all possible registers, investment projects to blockchain, connection of electronic services to block technology – one of the key tasks set by Ukraine at the opening of the fifth conference "Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv", which discussed the introduction of distributed register technology in government processes and business, as well as the creation of a regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency industry and Initial coin offering (ICO).

The purpose of the article is to investigate the level of use of blockchain technology by Ukrainian companies today in the field of accounting and auditing.

The advantage of using blockchain technology is that it allows a company to record both sides of a transaction simultaneously in a shared book in real time, rather than simply storing verified records of financial transactions in separate privately created databases or ledgers.

Among the most promising areas of implementation of the blockchain in Ukraine and the world, practitioners and experts called the accounting of receivables and payables and its repayment, accrual and payment of taxes, operational accounting and reporting, as well as work with documents and their storage.

In the article, it is substantiated that the blockchain as an environment for economic processes and operations will lead to changes in the methodological tools of accounting and virtualization of accounting processes.


digital economy; use of blockchain technology; automation; accounting; audit

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.35774/econa2021.03.183

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