Summary: The question of the economic nature of the primary accounting is reviewed and modern system of process documentation is researched in management system of hotel and restaurant business. Primary accounting as an information management system is characterized that provides management of the enterprise operational, complete, objective and reliable information for management decisions. The basics of effective organization of primary accounting and areas of improving the system of primary accounting of hotel and restaurant business are elucidated. The media of primary accounting information is proposed, which enable to operate an integrated accounting system to improve the efficiency of formation analytical information and implementation of management and control functions of management.
Key words: primary accounting, primary document, documentation, workflow, accounting register, accounting policy.