You are the senior accountant for your company. Your manager has just asked you for information on economic value added (EVA). He would like to know why the company is not using EVA it uses financial ratio analysis. Your manager has asked you to prepare a memo to the CEO that discusses the following:
Discuss the EVA concept
How is EVA determined?
Describe how the company can increase EVA.
Discuss why and how EVA relates to financial ratio analysis.
2 pages (not including references or title)
The CEO of your company has asked you to prepare a written presentation to be given at the next board of directors meeting on why different types of cost information need to be reported to support different managerial purposes and decisions. In a paper of 2 pages, discuss the following:
What types of cost information are reported to support managerial purposes and decisions?
Describe 2 major categories of purposes that are supported by cost information.
Describe how cost information supports both of these categories.
What is a cost object and how is it used by the management accountant?