Managerial Accounting

ISBN-10: 0070580413

ISBN-13: 9780070580411

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

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Ideal for accounting and non-accounting business students, this high-performance study guide teaches the managerial use of accounting data for planning, control, and decision making. It includes updated, comprehensive questions with answers representative of those found on exams of 2- and 4-year colleges and MBA programs. Provides excellent preparation and review for the cost/managerial accounting portion of such profesional exams as the CPA,CMA, SMA, and CGA.
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List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/31/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 7.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Managerment Accounting--A Perspective
The Role of Management Accounting
Financial Accounting vs. Management Accounting
Cost Accounting vs. Management Accounting
The Work of Management
The Organizational Aspect of management Accounting
The Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Cost Concepts, Terms, and Classifications
Different Costs for Different Purposes
Cost Classifications
Costs by Management Function
Direct Costs and Indirect Costs
Product Costs and Period Costs
Variable Costs, Fixed Costs, and Semivariable Costs
Costs for Planning, Control, and Decision Making
Income Statements and Balance Sheets--Manufacturer's vs. Merchandiser's
Determination of Cost Behavior Patterns
Analysis of Cost Behavior
A Further Look at Costs by Behavior
Types of Fixed Costs--Committed or Discretionary
Analysis of Semivariable Costs (or Mixed Costs)
The High-Low Method
The Scattergraph Method
The Method of Least Squares (Regression Analysis)
Regression Statistics
The Contribution Approach to the Income Statement
Cost-Volume-Profit and Break-Even Analysis
Cost-Volume-Profit and Break-Even Analysis Defined
Questions Answered by CVP Analysis
Concepts of Contribution Margin
Break-Even Analysis
Target Income Volume an dMargin of Safety
Some Applications of CVP Analysis
Sales Mix Analysis
Break-Even and CVP Analysis Assumptions
Absorption vs. Direct Costing
Chapters 1-4
Relevant Costs in Nonroutine Decisions
Types of Nonroutine Decisions
Relevant Costs Defined
Other Decision-Making Approaches--Total Project and Opportunity Cost Approaches
Pricing Special Orders
The Make-or-Buy Decision
The Sell-or_Process-Further Decision
Adding or Dropping a Product Line
Utilization of Scarce Resources
Budgeting for Profit Planning
Budgeting Defined
The Structure of the Master Budget
Zero-Base Budgeting
Standard Costs, Responsibility Accounting, and cost Allocation
Responsibility Accounting Defined
Responsibility Centers and Their Performance Evaluation
Standard Costs and Variance Analysis
Fixed Overhead Variances
Methods of Variance Analysis for Factory Overhead
Flexible Budgets and Performance Reports
Segmental Reporting and the Contribution Approach to Cost Allocation
Chapters 5-7
Performance Evaluation, Transfer Pricing, and Decentralization
Evaluation of Divisional Performance
Rate of Return on Investment (ROI)
ROI and Profit Planning
Residual Income (RI)
Investment Decisions under ROI and RI
Transfer Pricing
Alternative Transfer Pricing Schemes
Capital Budgeting
Capital Budgeting Decisions Defined
Capital Budgeting Techniques
Mutually Exclusive Investments
Capital Rationing
Income Tax Factors
Capital Budgeting Decisions and the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS)
Quantitative Approaches to Managerial Accounting
Linear Programming and Shadow Prices
The Learning Curve
Inventory Planning and Control
Financial Statement Analysis and Statement of Cash Flows
Financial Statement Analysis
Ratio Analysis
Liquidity Ratios
Activity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Summary of Ratios
Statement of Cash Flows
FASB Requirements
Accrual Basis of Accounting
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Presentation of Noncash Investing and Financing Transactions
Operating, Investing, and Financing Activities
Presentation of the Cash Flow Statement
Product Costing Methods (Job-Order Costing, Process Costing, Cost Allocation, and Joint-Product Costing)
Cost Accumulation Systems
Job-Order Costing and Process Costing Compared
Job-Order Costing
Job Cost Sheet
Factory Overhead Application
Process Costing
Steps in Process Costing Calculations
Cost-of-Production Report
Weighted Average vs. First-In, First-Out (FIFO)
Allocation of Service Department Costs to Production Departments
Procedure for Service Department Cost Allocation
Joint-Product and By-Product Costs
Activity-Based Costing (ABC), Just-in-Time (JIT), Total Quality Management (TQM), and Quality Costs
Activity-Based Costing
How Does ABC Work?
Benefits of an ABC System
Just-in-Time Manufacturing
JIT Compared with Traditional Manufacturing
Benefits of JIT
JIT Costing System
Total Quality Management
Quality Costs
Quality Cost and Performance Reports
Activity-Based Costing and Optimal Quality Costs
Chapters 8-13
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