Business Finance
ACC561 University of Phoenix Production Cost Report Memo

ACC561

University of Phoenix

Question Description

Purpose of Assignment

The materials covered this week distinguish between the different costing methods and provides needed tools for decision making. This case study focuses on determining equivalent units in a production business setting.

Assignment Steps

Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Committee (SEC)

Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products.

Scenario: Davis Skaros has recently been promoted to production manager. He has just started to receive various managerial reports, including the production cost report you prepared. It showed his department had 2,000 equivalent units in ending inventory. His department has had a history of not keeping enough inventory on hand to meet demand. He has come to you, very angry, and wants to know why you credited him with only 2,000 units when he knows he had at least twice that many on hand.

Prepare a maximum 700-word informal memo and explain to Mr. Skaros why his production cost report showed only 2,000 equivalent units in ending inventory. Using a professional tone, explain to him clearly why your report is accurate.

Format the assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

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Final Answer

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Running head: PROCESS COSTING

1

Process Costing
Name
University

PROCESS COSTING
TO: Production Manager, David Skaros
FROM: Accounting, your name
Date
SUBJECT: Inventory
The misunderstanding around the discrepancy in the production department can be explained
through the two different ways the measure the associated amount.
The cost segment of the report can be allocated by costs for the division responsible. This
include...

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