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Cost Accounting

is not sure about the difference between cost accounting and a cost accounting system. Explain the difference to Joe. (b) What is an important feature of a cost accounting system? 2. (a) Distinguish between the two types of cost accounting systems. (b) May a company use both types of cost accounting systems? 3. What type of industry is likely to use a job order cost system? Give some examples. 4. What type of industry is likely to use a process cost system? Give some examples. 5. Your roommate...

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Direct and Indirect Cost with Managerial Accounting

company can allocate the costs incurred in the production of products or services in either a direct or an indirect manner. The direct costs can be defined as being the amount materials actually cost plus any other directly linked costs, such as labor, materials, electricity, labor for employee and management, machine depreciation) Production materials, machine or assembly wages. Labor and wages – the cost of obtaining, training and retaining labor is a significantly high cost which must be allocated...

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Cost Accounting

If you are starting out in a new business, especially a service/manufacturing business, understanding the cost accounting system and which cost accounting system will work best for your company, is the first step to being successful. Once you find someone to help you navigate those waters, let them help you sail the rough seas of direct and indirect inventory, direct and indirect labor costs, and how to allocate factory overhead as well. While it all may sound confusing, having the right person...

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Cost Accounting

Cost Allocation Paper Cost Accounting Abstract This article’s focus is how cost accounting allocates costs of a manufacturing plant. All things are hypothetical. The conclusions of this report regarding costing of commercial services provided by Goodyear Tire should be recognized as a theory of the way Goodyear Tire conducts business activities, rather than suggestions of how Goodyear Tire should conduct business. Goodyear Tire is a publically traded company, which has many different...

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Management accounting 1

budgets and make decision, the company may suffer losses. In the same token, the estimation for future may lead to the wrong decision. Cost and income may derivate from time to time. The background shows that the cost of raw material is very different in specific months and the competitor can lower their cost by using new production method. The price and cost may well change according to the given information so that these are the disadvantage when preparing these budgets. Moreover, the budgets...

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Managerial Accounting Performance Measures

J. Llano Managerial Accounting Performance Measures & Responsibilities Managerial accounting in simple terms relates to providing information in support of the internal management processes which aids managers to identify, accumulate, analyze, interpret and use collected information to help the company meet its organizational...

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Costs and Cost Accounting Total

INTERNATIONAL B-SCHOOL SUBJECT: FINANCIAL & COST ACCOUNTING Total Marks: 80 N.B.: 1)Allquestionsarecompulsory 2) All questions carry equal marks. Q1) ABC Ltd. Produces room coolers. The company is considering whether it should continue to manufacture air circulating fans itself or purchase them from outside. Its annual requirement is 25000 units. An outsider vendor is prepared to supply fans for Rs 285 each. In addition, ABC Ltd will have to incur costs of Rs 1.50 per unit for freight and Rs 10,000...

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Advantages of Cost Accounting

ADVANTAGES OF COST ACCOUNTING 1. Fixation of responsibility: Whenever a cost center is established, it implies establishing a kind of relationship between superior and subordinates. Thus responsibilities are fixed on every individual who is concerned with incurrence of cost. 2. Measures economic performance: By applying cost control techniques such as budgetary control and standard costing it helps in assisting the performance of business. 3. Fixation of price: By providing cost data it...

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Introduction to Managerial Accounting Midterm Study Guide

University of Washington – ACCT 225 – Intro Managerial Accounting Midterm 2 Study Guide Below is a list of some of the things you should definitely be familiar with for Midterm 2. It is not intended to be a complete list. Rather, this should be used a supplement to the studying you were otherwise doing. Chapter 7 Under variable costing, only those manufacturing costs that vary with production quantity (output) are included as product costs. This would typically include direct materials, direct...

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Cost Accounting and the Lean Production Philosophy

Cost accounting and the lean production philosophy By Tyrone Williams AIU Online September1, 2012 Abstract As Dr. Stephanie White prepares to cope with the a steep reduction in the budgetary allocation to the Uptown Clinic she must carefully determine which areas to cut while striving to maintain current levels of service. This essay will offer advice Dr. White on preparing for budget cuts. It will also discuss the lean production philosophy and how this compares with typical production...

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