Explore BrainMass

Financial Accounting & Bookkeeping

Opportunity cost, marginal cost, relevant cost

Analysis of cost and its role in the decision-making process by answering the following questions: - Citing examples, differentiate between opportunity cost, marginal cost, and relevant cost. - Assess the relationship of marginal benefit and marginal costs. How is marginal benefit measured, and how does it re

Management of Solman Corporation - Solve for Conversion Cost

Management of Solman Corporation has asked your help as an intern in preparing some key reports for June. The beginning balance in the raw materials inventory account was $21,500. During the month, the company made raw materials purchases amounting to $70,800. At the end of the month, the balance in the raw materials inventory a

Cost Function Estimates for Bookkeeping Franchise Opportunity

Developing Cost Function Estimates for My Bookkeeping Franchise Opportunity Continue work on your project by developing cost function estimates for your selected franchise opportunity. Use the methods: account classification, high-low, and regression analysis methods. How valid are the cost function estimates that you gen

Financial Ratio Calculations

Please calculate the financial ratios for 2010, 2009, and 2008. See attached file for better formatting. Assets Dec 2010 Dec 2009 Dec 2008 Dec 2007 Dec 2006 Current Assets Cash 1,735.00 1,978.00 2,122.00 3,406.00 1,827.00 Net Receivables 15,079.00 15,840.00 9,782.00 10,460.00 9,906.00 Inventories Assets

Cost Accounting - Choosing a Text Plan...

You are on a tight budget and need to decide between the following 3 texting plans: Plan A: Pay $0.10 per text Plan B: Pay a fixed monthly fee of $15 for up to 500 texts per month and $0.08 for each text over the 500. Plan C: Pay a fixed monthly fee of $25 for up to 1,000 texts per month and $0.05 for each text over the

Cost Accounting... Tracing versus Not Tracing

If a cost can be traced directly to its cost object, why might a company choose not to trace but to rather include the cost in the indirect cost category and allocate on some arbitrary basis? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of tracing versus not tracing.

Manufacturing Cost Allocation

Describe a control that would help ensure that appropriate overhead rates or standard costs are used for manufacturing cost allocation.

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting (XYZ Case Study)

The XYZ Company uses a standard cost accounting system and estimates production for 2007 to be 60,000 units. At this volume, the company's variable overhead costs are $.50 per direct labor hour. The company's single product has a standard cost of $30.00 per unit. Included in the $30.00 is $13.20 for

Cost Accounting for Meredith Motor Works: Calculate transfer prices

See attached file for proper format. 3 Meredith Motor Works has just acquired a new Battery Division. The Battery Division produces a standard 12volt battery that it sells to retail outlets at a competitive price of $20. The retail outlets purchase about 600,000 batteries a year. Since the Battery Division has a capacity of 1

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

1 The following represents the financial information of Trovatore Corporation, a manufacturer of electronic components, for two months: March April Sales $539,000 $495,000 Costs Process inspection 3,300 3,760 Scrap 3,700 3,860

whether each phrase is more descriptive of financial or managerial accounting

M13-14 Financial and Managerial Accounting: Indicate whether each phrase is more descriptive of financial accounting or managerial accounting a. May be subjective b. Often used to state corporate goals c. Typically prepared quarterly or annually d. May measure time or customer satisfaction e. Future oriented f. Subjec

Fundamentals of cost accounting - 3rd edition

1. The financial records for the Lee Manufacturing Company have been destroyed in a fire. The following information has been obtained from a separate set of books maintained by the cost accountant. The cost accountant now asks for your assistance in computing the missing amounts. a)

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting - 3rd Edition

In your response, you are to interpret the following graph: Quality Costs in Millions of Dollars 2007 2008 10 9 External Failure 8 External Failure 7 Internal Failure 6 5 Internal Failure 4 Appraisal 3 2 Appraisal 1 Prevention 0 Prevent

Financial accounting, earning per share

Question 2 The following is the Statement of Changes in Equity for the year ended 31 December 2009 and 31 December 2010. Ordinary 10% Cumulative Shares Preference Retained Share of RM1 each Share earnings premium Total $ $ $ $ $ 1 January 2009 600,000 500,000

Cost accounting: budgeted amount, variances, overhead rate

AE11-1 (a,b) Lovitz Company is planning to produce 2,200 units of product in 2008. Each unit requires 3 pounds of materials at $8 per pound and a half hour of labor at $16 per hour. The overhead rate is 70% of direct labor. Compute the budgeted amounts for 2008 for direct materials to be used, direct

High Low Method Technique

There were several methods discussed in Chapter 5 as to estimation of a company's fixed and variable costs. Choose one of these methods, and discuss that method's advantages and disadvantages.

Managerial Accounting

* What are the differences between financial and managerial accounting? * Describe the types of reporting used by financial and managerial accounting.

Direct and Indirect Costs for Famous Furniture

During the month of April, the Famous Furniture Company incurred the following cost: Material used production production labor track and glue quality control salary production supervisor salary advertising expense general and adminstration cost properly taxes on factory insurance on factory building Select correct

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

San Ysidro Company manufactures hiking equipment. The company's administrative and manufacturing operations share the company's one building. Eighty percent (80%) of the building is used for manufacturing and the remainder is used for administrative activities. Indirect labor is 8% of direct labor. The cost accountant at San

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting: Costs and Goods

The Following information comes from the accounting records for Santa Cruz, Inc. for March: Direct material inventory, March 1 $6,000.00 Direct material inventory, March 31 5,000.00 Work-in-process inventory, March 1 3,000.00 Work-in-process inventory, March 31 2,000.00 Finished goods in

Financial Accounting Depreciation

see attached P10-5A At December 31, 2008, Jimenez Company reported the following as plant assets. Land $4,000,000 Buildings $28,500,000 Less: Accumulated depreciation-buildings 12,100,000 16,400,000 Equipment 48,000,000 Less: Accumulated depreciation-equipment 5,000,000 43,000,000 Total plant assets $6

Cost accounting problems

E10-4 (a,b) Raney Company uses a flexible budget for manufacturing overhead based on direct labor hours. Variable manufacturing overhead costs per direct labor hour are as follows. Indirect labor $1.00 Indirect materials 0.50 Utilities 0.40 Fixed overhead costs per month are: Supervision $4,000, Depreciation $1,500

Cost Accounting: Effect on the Income on the Cycle Division

See the attached file. E8-12 The Cycle Division of TravelVelocity Company has the following per unit data related to its most recent cycle called Roadbuster. Selling price $2,200 Variable cost of goods sold Body frame $300 Other variable costs 900 1,200 Contribution margin $1,000 Presently, th

Cost Accounting Incremental Analysis: Y-Go

See the attached file. Hardy Fiber, Company is the creator of Y-Go, a technology that weaves silver into its fabrics to kill bacteria and odor on clothing while managing heat. Y-Go has become very popular as an undergarment for sports activities. Operating at capacity, the company can produce 1,000,000 undergarments of Y-Go a