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ACC00146 – 2012 S1

Assignment 1
Due: Monday 26 March 2012 (Week 6)
Weighting: 20%

Question 1 (5 marks)
You have been employed as an entry-level management accountant for a little under a year. You suspect that your immediate supervisor is involved in a significant fraud involving diverting of company assets to personal use. Briefly describe the steps you might take to resolve this dilemma and use a real world example (not hypothetical) to support your approach.

Question 2 (5 marks)
Lismore Manufacturing Company had the following account balances for the quarter ending March 31, unless otherwise noted:

Work-in-process inventory (January 1) $ 140,400 Work-in-process inventory (March 31) 171,000 Finished goods inventory
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Required: a. If a single-rate cost-allocation method is used, what amount of operating costs will be budgeted for the Lamp Division each month? For the Flashlight Division each month?

b. For the month of June, if a single-rate cost-allocation method is used, what amount of cost will be allocated to the Lamp Division? To the Flashlight Division? Assume actual usage is used to allocate operating costs.

c. If a dual-rate cost-allocation method is used, what amount of operating costs will be budgeted for the Lamp Division each month? For the Flashlight Division each month?

d. For the month of June, if a dual-rate cost-allocation method is used, what amount of cost will be allocated to the Lamp Division? To the Flashlight Division? Assume budgeted usage is used to allocate fixed operating costs and actual usage is used to allocate variable operating costs.

e. Explain which method is the most practical?

Assignment 2
Due: Monday 30 April 2012 (Week 11)
Weighting: 20%

Question 1 (5 marks)

Russell Company has the following projected account balances for June 30, 20X5:

Accounts payable $40,000 Sales $800,000 Accounts receivable 100,000 Capital stock 400,000 Depreciation, factory 24,000 Retained earnings ? Inventories (5/31 & 6/30) 180,000 Cash 56,000 Direct materials used 200,000 Equipment, net 240,000 Office salaries 80,000 Buildings, net 400,000 Insurance, factory 4,000 Utilities, factory 16,000 Plant wages