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ACCT 301 SEU Statement Showing Allocation of Support DEPT Cost to Operating DEPT Worksheet

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College of Administrative and Financial Sciences Assignment 3 Deadline: 11/04/2020 @ 23:59 Course Name: Cost accounting Student’s Name: Course Code: ACCT 301 Student’s ID Number: Semester: 2 CRN: Academic Year: 1440/1441 H For Instructor’s Use only Instructor’s Name: Students’ Grade: Marks Obtained/Out of Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low Instructions READ THEM CAREFULLY • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder. • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted. • Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page. • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer. • Late submission will NOT be accepted. • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions. • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism). • Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted. Page 1 of 4 Q 1 The accountant for Kadhim Inc. is preparing the budgets for operating department support service costs. Maintenance costs are allocated based on square feet, and cafeteria costs are allocated based on number of employees. The following data have been collected: Support Departments Maintenance Direct costs Square feet Cafeteria SAR50,000 SAR45,000 Number of employees Operating Departments Cutting SAR275,000 Packaging SAR300,000 15 10 150 250 1,500 2,000 3,500 4,000 a- If the direct method is used, calculate maintenance costs allocated to the cutting department? b- If the direct method is used, calculate the total cost (including allocations) for the packaging department? c- Assume you are working for the organization and are requested to allocate support department costs. Describe how you would choose the best method? ( 2 marks) Answer Q 2 Khaleel Compagny produces three products A, B and C. During the year the joint costs of processing the coffee were SAR270,000. Production and sales value information were as follows: Sales Value Product Units at Split-Off Separable Costs Selling Price A 300,000 SAR9 per unit SAR5.00 per unit SAR32 per unit B 200,000 SAR8 per unit SAR3.00 per unit SAR30 per unit C 400,000 SAR7 per unit SAR2.00 per unit SAR20 per unit Page 2 of 4 Chose one method to allocate joint costs and allocate the joint costs. (1 mark) Answer Q3 In a recent accounting period, Ismail Company experienced a SAR30,000 unfavorable variance for variable production costs. Explain the meaning of an unfavorable variance. Suggest two possible (1 mark) Answer Q4 How are budgets related to organizational strategies? (1 mark) Answer Page 3 of 4 Page 4 of 4 ...
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Running head: COST ACCOUNTING COURSE

Cost accounting Course
Student’s Name
Institution

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COST ACCOUNTING COURSE

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Question 1
Statement showing the allocation of support department cost to operating departments.

Particular

Basis of
allocation

Cost incurred
Reallocation of cost of
maintenance

3500:4000

Reallocation of cost of
cafeteria

150:250

Total

maintenance

cafeteria

Cutting
L

packaging

50000

45000

275000

300000

23333

26667

(45000)

16875

28125

0

315208

354792

(50000)

0

a). Maintenance cost allocated t...

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