Cost Accounting

DBA – 521

1. The Management Concept and the Function of the Controller

–  The Management Concept
– The Controller’s Participation in Planning and Control
– The Cost Department
– The Role of Cost Accounting
–  Certification and Ethics
– The Influence of Private and Government Organizations

2. Cost Concept and the Cost Accounting Information System

– The Cost Concept
– The Cost Accounting Information System
–  Classification of Costs
– The flow of Costs in a Manufacturing Enterprise
– Reporting the Results of Operations

3. Job Order Costing

– Cost Systems and Cost Accumulation Procedure
– Job order Costing

4. Process Costing: Cost of Production Report

– Process Cost Accumulation Procedures
– Other Factor in Accounting for Lost Units
– Addition of Materials

5. Process Costing: Average and FIFO Costing

–  Beginning Work in Process Inventories
– Difficulties Encountered in Process Cost Accounting Procedures

6. Materials: Controlling and Costing

– Procedures for Materials Procurement and Use
– Materials Costing Methods
– Transfer of Material Cost to Finished Product
– Inventory Valuation at Cost or Market, Whichever is Lower
–  Inventory Pricing and interim Financial Reporting
–  Costing Procedures for Scrap, Spoiled Goods and Defective Work
–   Summary of Materials Management

7. Materials: Quantitative Models for Planning and Control

– Planning Materials Requirements
– Material Control

8. Labor: Controlling and Accounting for Costs

– Productivity and Labor Costs
– Incentive Wage Plans
– Organization for Labor Cost Accounting and Control
– Labor Performance Reports

9. Factory Overhead: Planned, Actual and Applied: Variance Analysis

– The Nature of Factory Overhead
– The use of a Predetermined Factory Overhead Rates
– Factors to be Considered in the Selection of Overhead Rates
– The Calculation of a Factory Overhead Rate
– Actual Factory Overhead or Under Applied and Variance
– Analysis
– Changing Overhead Rates
–  Summary of Factory Overhead

Recommended Books:

1. Milton F. Usry, Lawrence H. Hammer, Adolph Matz Cost Accounting Planning and Control, 9th Ed. South Western Publishing Co. (Ohio) 1988
2. Charles T. Herngen Cost Account: A Managerial Emphasis

Prentice Hall.

3. General R. Growing Shield  & Kenneth A. Croman Cost Accounting
4. Polimini & Cashin Cost Accounting: McGraw-Hill
5. Jams A. Cashin, Ralph Polimini Cost Accounting 9th Ed. Auckland McGraw-Hill
6. Nisarudin Aziz Publisher Urdu Bazar Lahore. Cost Accounting (Latest Edition)
7. S. Qavi Ahmed Cost Accounting Latest Edition
8. Laster E. Heitoer, Serge, Matullh Managerial Accounting 1980.
9. Milton F. Usry Company, USA, 7th Edition. “Cost Accounting” South Western