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Managerial and Cost Accounting

Managerial and Cost Accounting
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ISBN: 978-87-7681-491-5
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About the book

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Description

This book is the sixth of seven books which introduces the basic principles of accounting. This book introduces managerial accounting, with a primary focus on internal business reporting, decision making, planning, strategy, budgets, and cost control. Cost-volume-profit analysis, variable cost, fixed costs, mixed costs are introduced. Break-even analysis, contributions margin, target income calculations, and sensitivity analysis are all discussed in detail. In addition, product costs, job costing, process costing, and activity-based costing are introduced.

Content

  1. Part 1. Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  2. Managerial Accounting
    1. Professional Certifi cations in Management Accounting
  3. Planning, Directing, and Controlling
    1. Decision Making
    2. Planning
    3. Strategy
    4. Positioning
    5. Budgets
    6. Directing
  4. Cost Components
  5. Product Versus Period Costs
    1. Period Costs
  6. Financial Statement Issues that are Unique to Manufacturers
    1. Schedule of Raw Materials
    2. Schedule of Work in Process
    3. Schedule of Cost of Goods Manufactured
    4. Schedule of Cost of Goods Sold
    5. The Income Statement
    6. Reviewing Cost of Flow Concepts for a Manufacturer
    7. Critical Thinking About Cost Flow
  7. Part 2. Cost-Volume-Profi t and Business Scalability
  8. Cost Behavior
    1. The Nature of Costs
    2. Variable Costs
    3. Fixed Costs
    4. Business Implications of the Fixed Cost Structure
    5. Economies of Scale
    6. Dialing in Your Business Model
  9. Cost Behavior Analysis
    1. Mixed Costs
    2. High-Low Method
    3. Method of Least Squares
    4. Recap
  10. Break-Even and Target Income
    1. Contribution Margin
    2. Contribution Margin: Aggregated, per Unit, or Ratio?
    3. Graphic Presentation
    4. Break-Even Calculations
    5. Target Income Calculations
    6. Critical Thinking About CVP
  11. Sensitivity Analysis
    1. Changing Fixed Costs
    2. Changing Variable Costs
    3. Blended Cost Shifts
    4. Per Unit Revenue Shifts
    5. Margin Beware
    6. Margin Mathematics
  12. CVP for Multiple Products
    1. Multiple Products, Selling Costs, and Margin Management
  13. Assumptions of CVP
  14. Part 3. Job Costing and Modern Cost Management Systems
  15. Basic Job Costing Concepts
    1. Cost Data Determination
    2. Conceptualizing Job Costing
    3. Tracking Direct Labor
    4. Tracking Direct Materials
    5. Tracking Overhead
    6. Job Cost Sheets
    7. Expanding the Illustration
    8. Another Expansion of the Illustration
    9. Database Versus Spreadsheets
    10. Moving Beyond the Conceptual Level
  16. Information Systems for the Job Costing Environment
    1. Direct Material
    2. Direct Labor
    3. Overhead and Cost Drivers
  17. Tracking Job Cost Within the Corporate Ledger
    1. Direct Material
    2. Direct Labor
    3. Applied Factory Overhead
    4. Overview
    5. Financial Statement Impact Scenarios
    6. Cost Flows to the Financial Statements
    7. Subsidiary Accounts
    8. Global Trade and Transfers
  18. Accounting for Actual and Applied Overhead
    1. The Factory Overhead Account
    2. Actual Overhead
    3. The Balance of Factory Overhead
    4. Underapplied Overhead
    5. Overapplied Overhead
    6. Infl uence of Gaap
  19. Job Costing in Service, Not For-Profi t, and Governmental Environments
    1. The Service Sector
    2. Capacity Utilization
  20. Modern Management of Costs and Quality
    1. Global Competition
    2. Kaizen
    3. Lean Manufacturing
    4. Just in Time Inventory
    5. Total Quality Management
    6. Six Sigma
    7. Reflection on Modern Cost Management
  21. Part 4. Process Costing and Activity-Based Costing
  22. Process Costing
    1. Process Costing
    2. Comparing Job and Process Costing
    3. Introduction to the Cost of Production Report
    4. Job Costing Flows
    5. Process Costing Flows
    6. Job Costing Flows on Job Cost Sheets
    7. Process Costing Flows on Cost of Production Reports
  23. Equivalent Units
    1. Factors of Production
    2. An Illustration of Equivalent Units Calculations
    3. Cost per Equivalent Unit
  24. Cost Allocation to Completed Units and Units in Process
    1. Cost of Production Report
    2. Journal Entries
    3. Subsequent Departments
    4. The Big Picture
    5. FIFO Process Costing
  25. Activity-Based Costing
    1. Pros of ABC
    2. Cons of ABC
    3. The Reality of ABC
    4. A Closer Look at ABC Concepts
    5. The Steps to Implement ABC
    6. A Simple Analogy
    7. A Case Study in ABC
    8. Study Process and Costs
    9. Identify Activities
    10. Determine Traceable Costs and Allocation Rates
    11. Assign Costs to Activities
    12. Determine Per-Activity Allocation Rates
    13. Apply Costs to Cost Objects
    14. What Just Happened?
    15. A Great Tool, But not a Panacea

About the Author

Larry M. Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, is the Ernst & Young Professor and Head of the School of Accountancy at Utah State University. Dr. Walther has authored numerous accounting textbooks and articles, and has served as director and/or consultant to a number to a number of public and nonpublic companies. Dr. Walther obtained his Ph.D. in accounting from Oklahoma State University and has public accounting experience with Ernst & Young. He currently serves as the accounting accreditation committee of the AACSB and is past president for the federation of schools of accountancy.

Dr. Chris Skousen obtained his Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University. He earned MBA and BA degrees from Utah State University. Dr. Skousen gained public accounting auditing experience with KPMG in their Portland, Oregon office, and as an intern in their in Düsseldorf, Germany office, and at Squire & Co. Dr. Skousen has taught accounting at Utah State University, The University of Texas at Arlington, Oklahoma State University, and Brigham Young University-Idaho. He has published in Accounting Horizons, Behavior Research in Accounting, Accounting and the Public Interest, and other journals.

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