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Accounting Study Guide 1 Movahed

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Accounting Study Guide 1 Movahed ACCT2521

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This is the study guide to prep for the first exam. It has definitions, and explains how to solve problems
Managerial Accounting
Azita Movahed
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Managerial Accounting-Exam #1 Study guide Date: 02/04/2016 125 points Chapter 1  Differences between managerial and financial accounting o Who is your audience?  Managerial = internal Managers & executives.  Financial = outsiders Stockholders, creditors, vendors, etc. o What is the purpose of the information?  Managerial = help managers plan, direct, and control and make business decisions  Financial = to help external users make decisions about the company as to whether to lend, invest, etc. o What the primary accounting product?  Managerial = internal document, any really, that is deemed useful to the management.  Financial = Financial Statements. o What is included in the product?  Managerial = Management decides what is important and the cost of producing the internal reports has be less than the benefit derived from the reports in order for it to be beneficial.  Financial = Determined by GAAP. o What is the underlying basis of the information?  Managerial = Internal and external transactions that help provide information to focus on the future of the company.  Financial = Historical transactions to report on what did happen for external users. o What information must be emphasized?  Managerial = Data must be relevant…effected by the decision you are making for the future  Financial = Data must be reliable and objective… verifiable. o What business “unit” is the report about?  Managerial = Segments of the company…a store, a region, a department, a division.  Financial = The company as a whole. o How often are the reports prepared?  Managerial = Based on management needs.  Financial = Quarterly and annually; based on GAAP o Does the information need to be verified?  Managerial = No…internal audit may help and examine but not required.  Financial = External auditors must verify and express an opinion on the financial statements before they can be “published”. o Is the information provided by the reports required by an outside/government agency?  Managerial = No required.  Financial = SECU requires publicly traded companies to issue quarterly and annual financial statements that follow GAAP and have been verified by external auditors.  Manager’s duties Planning, directing and controlling Chapter 2  Different kind of Inventories for Manufacturing companies Raw materials, work in process and finished goods   Value chain R&D, design, production or purchases, marketing, distribution and customer service   Inventoriable product Cost for internal and external reporting­  FASB only allows Inventoriable product cost­ they only include the costs incurred during the production or purchases.   Calculation of inventoriable cost for Merchandising and manufacturing  companies Add DM, DL, and MOH.  Recognition of Direct and indirect costs Direct costs are easily traceable, and indirect are things such as taxes or utilities,  etc.  Calculation of Cost of Goods Manufactured & Cost of Goods Sold for both  all companies  Calculation of Direct Material used Beg Rm +Purchases= Goods Available­ Ending Inv.  Calculation of Gross profit Revenue­COGS  Recognizing different kind of costs (Fixed, Variable; controllable;  uncontrollable; etc.) Fixed­ Unchanging; Variable­ changes on product; Controllable­ MGMT can  change (ex. Marketing); Uncontrollable­ Previous decision and can’t be changed.  Calculating Avg cost; Prime cost; conversion costs Average Cost= total cost/units  Prime Costs: DL+DM Conversion= DL+MOH Chapter 3  Job and process costing Finding how much each job can cost and allocating money for it.   Determining and calculation of job’s cost PMOHRate­ Estimated Cost/Estimated hours.  PMOH Rate*Actual Hours  Flow of inventory RM­ WIP­ FG  Allocating MOH to a job (know the whole calculation) PMOHRate­ Estimated Cost/Estimated hours.  PMOH Rate*Actual Hours  Using job’s cost to make business Decisions Determining what costs are associated with what  Dealing with Non­Manufacturing costs Would just close out accounts as “operating expenses”,   How to deal with Under or Over­allocated MOH Under: Debit COGS; Credit MOH Over: Debit MOH; Credit COGS  Journal entries for different part of cost calculation and adjusting MOH (all  the J/E that we discussed in the class). Look for examples on MAL  Calculation of Gross profit (after closing the MOH and adjusting COGS)  Don’t worry about Cost­Plus pricing 


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