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Proposal for a Cost Accounting system for a new online business unit

Your team has been asked to present a proposal to management for developing a cost accounting system for the new online business unit of a merchandising company. Your final system must contain features designed to support the ability of both the new online business unit and the parent unit to measure the performance of the new b

Cost accounting for Highland Music Records

Lerner, Inc. , is accumulating data to prepare its annual profit plan for the coming year. The behavior pattern of the maintenance costs must be determined. The accounting staff has suggesed using regression to derive an equation in the form of y = a + bx for maintenance costs. Monthly data regarding maintenane hours and cost


1. At January 1, 2008, Smithfield, Inc. has beginning inventory of 3,000 surfboards. Jake estimates it will sell 14,000 units during the first quarter of 2006 with a 10% increase in sales each quarter. Smithfield's policy is to maintain an ending inventory equal to 20% of the next quarter's sales. Each surfboard costs $140 and i

Financial Accounting

Please see the questions attached. An accountant has debited an asset account for $1,000 and credited a liability account for $500. What can be done to complete the recording of the transaction? a. Nothing further must be done. b. Debit a stockholders' equity account for $500. c. Debit another asset account

Integrated Decisions Corp: cost accounting calculations

See attached file: Integrated Decisions Corp applies overhead to jobs at a rate of 120 percent of direct labor cost. On December 31, 2006, a flood destroyed many of the firm's cost records leaving only the following information: Direct Material Inventory Work in Process Inventory

Cost Drivers

Reisen Travel offers helicopter service from suburban towns to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Each of its 10 helicopters makes between 1,000 and 2,000 round-trips per year. The records indicate that a helicopter that has made 1,000 round-trips in the year incurs an average operating cost of $300 per roun

The cost basis recorded in the buyers accounting records

The buildings appraisal value is $127,000 is made available at an offer price of $157,000. Purchaser aquires the property for $30,000 in cash, a 90-day not payable for $30,000, and a mortgage amounting to $50,000. The cost basis recorded in the buyers accounting records to recognize this purchase is?

Cost Accounting

I'm having a problem solving this question. I would like to see the steps involved to solving it correctly. 4-17 Actual costing, normal costing, accounting for manufacturing overhead. Destin Products uses a job-costing system with two direct-cost categories (direct materials and direct manufacturing labor) and one manufactu

Cost Accounting Analysis - Wal-Mart

Cost Accounting Analysis Resource: http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar?action=getcompany&CIK=104169 You are the managerial accountant for Wal-Mart. Your primary responsibility is to make sure the operations of the company run smoothly and each department is meeting its goals. Your 2,100- to 2,800-word paper should

Financial Accounting Standard Board Website

From the Financial Accounting Standard Board Website could you tell what... (1)The points pertaining to the influence of economic consequences on the shaping of the accounting standards (2)The objectives of the FASB initiatives (3)The sources that the FASB project addresses (4)The decisions reached at the board meeti

Cost Accounting Journal - Wal-Mart

Based on publicly available information for Wal-Mart, can you discern what the cost drivers are for Wal-Mart? If you can, what are they? If not, what cost drivers do you believe are relevant for Wal-Mart? Why do you consider them cost drivers? Based on Wal-Mart's publicly available financial information and other

Concepts of Underlying Accounting and Financial Reporting

You have several new hires beginning work on Monday at Auditing Accountants of Alabama. Not everyone will have an accounting background; therefore, you have been asked to prepare a presentation to provide an overview of the concepts underlying accounting and financial reporting along with the four basic assumptions and four basi

Accounting method: equity or the cost for investments

C2-1 Choice of Accounting Method Understanding Slanted Building Supplies purchased 32 percent of the voting shares of Flat Flooring Company in March 20X3. On December 31, 20X3, the officers of Slanted Building Supplies indicated they needed advice on whether to use the equity method or cost method in reporting their owners

Process Costing - Average Cost - Honeybutter Inc.

Honeybutter, Inc., manufactures a product that goes through two departments prior to completion. The following information is available on work in the mixing department during June: Amount Completed Units Materials Conversion Work in Process, June 1 70,000 5/7 3/7 Started into production

Operating Costs and Overbooking

An airline serving Denver's International Airport and Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is considering overbooking its flights to avoid flying with empty seats. For example, the ticket agent is thinking of taking seven reservations for an airlplane that has only six seats. During the pst month, the no-show experience has been:

Selecting Financial Accounting Software

1. You have been assigned as the Systems Analyst to assist in the selection of the new Financial Accounting software package (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Fixed Assets, Inventory Control and Purchasing). The company you work for, Mom & Pops Mortgage Company, has decided that they definitely wi

Financial Accounting Course Importance

Please provide a detailed analysis of how the content or concepts from the financial accounting undergraduate core course at the university of phoenix facilitated the analysis, development, and preparation of weekly assignments and final presentations. How would this course assist in the training of an employee working in a

Ten questions - financial accounting

1. Mary Parker Co. invested $15,000 in ABC Corporation and received stock in exchange. Mary Parker Co.'s journal entry to record this transaction would include a: Debit to investments. Credit to retained earnings. Credit to capital stock Debit to expense. 2. In its first year of operat

Financial Management and Financial Ratios

Use the annual information found that can be found by clicking here to answer this assignment. Calculate the following asset activity ratios for the end of 2005: FIN410 Unit 2 Individual Project #2 ABC Fitness 000's Income Statement Dec-05 Sales 2004.016 Cost of Goods Sold 1446.733 Gross Profit 557.283 Selling and Ad