Managerial Accounting: P10-4A Jantzen Manufacturing Inc. operates the Patio Furniture Division

Managerial Accounting
P10-4A Prepare responsibility report for a profit center
Jantzen Manufacturing Inc. operates the Patio Furniture Division as a profit center. Operating data for this division for the year ended December 31, 2010, are as shown below.
Budget Difference from Budget
Sales 2,500,000 60,000 F
Cost of goods sold
Variable 1,300,000 41,000 F
Controllable fixed 200,000 6,000 U
Selling and administrative
Variable 220,000 7,000 U
Controllable fixed 50,000 2,000 U
Noncontrollable fixed costs 70,000 4,000 U

In addition, Jantzen Manufacturing incurs $185,670 of indirect fixed costs that were budgeted at $178,080. Twenty percent (20%) of these costs are allocated to the Patio Furniture Division.

Instructions:
a. Prepare a responsibility report for the Patio Furniture Division for the year.
b. Comment on the manager's performance in controlling revenues and costs.
c. Identify any costs excluded from the responsibility report and explain why they were excluded.
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