College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Deadline: 11/04/2020 @ 23:59
Course Name: Cost accounting
Course Code: ACCT 301
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Academic Year: 1440/1441 H
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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
Number of employees
a- If the direct method is used, calculate maintenance costs allocated to the cutting
b- If the direct method is used, calculate the total cost (including allocations) for the
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)
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
SAR9 per unit
SAR5.00 per unit
SAR32 per unit
SAR8 per unit
SAR3.00 per unit
SAR30 per unit
SAR7 per unit
SAR2.00 per unit
SAR20 per unit
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Chose one method to allocate joint costs and allocate the joint costs.
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)
How are budgets related to organizational strategies? (1 mark)
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