Name: Date: Instructor: Course: Managerial Accounting, Second Edition by James Jiambalvo Solving Managerial Accounting Problems Using Microsoft Excel for Windows Templates by Rex A Schildhouse Problem P1-1 Budgets in Managerial Accounting Marie's Pie Company is in the process of preparing a production cost budget for May. Actual costs in April were: Marie's Pie Company Production Cost Budget April 2006 Production (in pies) 15,000 Ingredient cost (variable) $18,750 Labor cost (variable) 22,500 Rent (fixed) 5,000 Depreciation (fixed) 6,000 Other (fixed) 1,000 Total $53,250 Required: Part a . Using this information, prepare a budget for May. Assume that production will increase to 16,000 pies reflecting an anticipated sales increase related to a new marketing campaign. Marie's Pie Company Production Cost Budget May 2006 Production (in pies) Number Ingredient cost (variable) Amount Labor cost (variable) Amount Rent (fixed) Amount Depreciation (fixed) Amount Other (fixed) Amount Total Formula Part b . Does the budget suggest that additional workers are needed? Suppose the wage rate is $20 per hour. How many additional labor hours are needed in May? What would happen if management did not anticipate the need for additional labor in May? Labor hours used in April: Amount Labor hours used in April per pie: Amount Labor hours required in May: Amount Additional labor hours needed: Formula FileName: 1a6622c6-5fbe-499b-8f0e-5e826a93cee5.xls, Tab: Problem P1-1, Page 1 of 3, 3/21/2011, 4:36 PM Narrative answer: Part c . Calculate the actual cost per unit in April and the budgeted cost per unit in May. Explain why the cost per unit is expected to decrease. Performance Report, Production Costs For the Months of April and May 2006 Actual - April Budgeted - May Production (in pies) 15,000 Number Ingredient cost (variable) $18,750 Amount Labor cost (variable) 22,500 Amount Rent (fixed) 5,000 Amount Depreciation (fixed) 6,000 Amount Other (fixed) 1,000 Amount Total $53,250 Formula Cost per pie: $3.55 Formula Narrative answer: FileName: 1a6622c6-5fbe-499b-8f0e-5e826a93cee5.xls, Tab: Problem P1-1, Page 2 of 3, 3/21/2011, 4:36 PM Instructions for the Microsoft Excel Templates Detail and information on Excel is contained within the manual. Striking the "F1" key or following the path "Windows>Excel Help" will invoke the Office Assistant and bring up one of several help menus. Type your name into the cell "D5". This will be copied by formula to the rest of the pages as required. Type the due date of your problem into cell "I5". This will be copied by formula to the rest of the pages as required. Type the instructor's name into cell "D6". This will be copied by formula to the rest of the pages as required. Type the course identifier into cell "I6". This will be copied by formula to the rest of the pages as required. The problem is identified for you in cell "B7". In "DATE" cells enter the date in any of several formats and Excel will format it correctly. If more than one page is preformatted into the problem, page breaks are preset and formulas are set to copy the header into the remaining pages. Place the proper account title in the cell where the word "ACCOUNT" appears on the template. Place the amount in the cell where the word "AMOUNT" appears on the template. A formula may be placed in some of these cells. Enter a number like 914 to signify units or gallons where the word "NUMBER" appears. Write a formula into cells where the word "FORMULA" appears. In these cells, an amount calculated outside of Excel can be entered into Excel if desired. Place the explanation for the entry in the cell where the word "EXPLANATION" appears on the template. Insert the account number where "ACCT #" appears on the template during posting. Insert the journal reference where "JOURN #" appears on the template during posting. Insert the title in the cell where "TITLE" appears on the template. The print area is defined to fit onto 8 1/2" X 11" sheets in portrait or landscape mode as required. The gray filled cells define the perimeter of the problem and the print area. The problem is formatted for whole dollars with comma separations (no cents) except where required. The display may have "Freeze Pane" invoked so column titles remain visible during data entry. Negative values may be shown as ($400) vice -$400. Enter a string like: ($259,417 X 12 months) + (0.3651 X 5,434,631) where the word TEXT appears.
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