2) The sales budget calculates how much the company will spend to produce the required number of units. The president should do further consideration in terms of capital and labor costs. Does company have an adequate capital to produce the required number of units? And if the answer is no, they should look for other alternatives such as borrowing and others. 3) The sales budget is to estimate the profitability.
The conservatism principle involves “recognizing expenses and liabilities as soon as possible when there is uncertainty about the outcome, but to only recognize revenues and assets when they are assured of being received” (The conservatism principle). Requirement 2 – B Hudson’s wholesale inventories should be reported on the balance sheet at the replacement cost amount. The text indicates that the replacement cost is less than the NRV (or ceiling) and more than the NRV-NP (or floor) making the
Supply and Demand Simulation Amanda Huenefeld ECO/365 Sadu Shetty January, 14, 2013 Introduction Supply and demand are the two influences that govern pricing in the larger picture of a viable economic market. The two factors are like two forces. Equally the conclusive levels of supply and demand, and the comparative levels of the two in contrast to one another, are significant. The standard of supply and demand is that if one or both varies, there will be a transient difference in the amount of product manufacturers are equipped to sell and the quantity that consumers are willing to buy. This difference will cause the market price to increase or decrease when necessary until the quantities are the same.
These ratios will be calculated from the income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flows Liquidity Liquidity Ratios measure a company’s ability to meet its short-term debt obligations without disrupting normal operation. The higher the ratio the better a company will be at meeting its short-term obligations as well as have extra cash to cover any unforeseen cash requirements. The liquidity measures we will use are the current ratio, current cash debt ratio, inventory turnover, average days in inventory, receivable turnover ratio and average collection period. The current ratio measures the company’s ability to pay its short-term liabilities (payables and debt) with short-term assets (cash, receivables and inventory). Tootsie Roll exceeds its ability to meet short-term debt obligations with $3.45 in current assets for every $1 in current liabilities.
Decision Making Accounting (ACC) 561 November 11, 2010 Eddie Mattison, Facilitator Decision Making Budgets and Performance Reports “Budgets…help to coordinate and implement plans. They are the chief devices for disciplining management planning. Without budgets, planning may not get the front and center focus that it usually deserves.” (Horngren at el. 2008, p. 13) Guillermo must be able to operate within his budgets; otherwise he may begin to operate at a profit loss. Creating a budget will allow Guillermo to know the exact amount of money that he has to allocate to specific expenses.
Look at your pricing policy and make changes appropriately. You should compare your own hire prices to those of your competitors, check can you afford a rise in your prices without losing custom? You can use the trading, profit & loss forecast to monitor your spending throughout the year. Keep an eye on your monthly expenses to ensure they do not creep up higher than what you are expecting, as this will affect your overall profit at the end of the year. Use the figures in both forecasts to make appropriate decisions to ensure the survival and success of your
A portfolio analysis help a company with making decisions on what products that they must considered to be the main focused and which one they should get rid of. The portfolio analysis raises the issue of cash flow availability for use in expansion and growth for products in the organization. The BCG Matrix and the portfolio analysis would benefit a company to see where they stand with their products and where they should put more focus on to bring that particular product up in the market. Even though there are products that are doing well for the organization they can also become problems. The economy is going through some tough times now and it could be hard to keep the stars the stars and the cash cow the cash cows (Portfolio Analysis,
It is vital for Kudler to continue reviewing and improving its information system to ensure its appropriateness to the changing characteristics and needs of its customers. More focus should be placed on forecasting techniques to ensure that there would be a match between what the company offers and what the customers need. The best decision may be to use a combination of methods to forecast sales rather than just one (Payne, 2012). Once the manager accepts the process, they must see to it that it is logical, it fits the needs of the organization, and it can adapt to changes in the environment. Threats and
To achieve this, the management needs to make viable and reliable business decisions regarding the operations of the entity on continuous basis (Taparia, 2004). The information contained in the four financial statements put the management in a better position of realizing this objective considering that it assists in the identification of the weaknesses and strengths of different organizations on top of showing important trends in their performance during different financial periods (Alvarez & Fridson, 2011). The comparative information provided in the financial statements assist the management to compare its past performances as well as its current one with those of its competitors in order to come up with efficient strategies to better a firm’s performance (Taparia, 2004). Calculation of different financial ratios from these statements specifically yields the information to be used by the management while undertaking all decision making exercises (Alvarez & Fridson,
1.3. Explain the purpose of making sure value for money is obtained when ordering stock? When you are buying in stock take in to factor how much you need and the batch sizes they do or any deals and work out which is better for your company. Whether the stock is easily broken or damaged, making your time wasted, if they have good quality performance. 2.1.