Notes: The Accountant's Role in the Organization

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Cost Accounting, 14e (Horngren/Datar/Rajan) Chapter 1 The Accountant 's Role in the Organization Objective 1.1 1) Management accounting: A) focuses on estimating future revenues, costs, and other measures to forecast activities and their results B) provides information about the company as a whole C) reports information that has occurred in the past that is verifiable and reliable D) provides information that is generally available only on a quarterly or annual basis Answer: A Diff: 2 Terms: treasury Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking 2) Managers use management accounting information to ________ strategy. A) choose B) communicate C) implement D) All of these answers are correct. Answer: D Diff: 1…show more content…
Answer: D Diff: 2 Terms: treasury Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking 13) Modern cost accounting plays a role in: A) planning new products B) evaluating operational processes C) controlling costs D) All of these answers are correct. Answer: D Diff: 1 Terms: cost accounting Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking 14) A data warehouse or infobarn: A) is reserved for exclusive use by the CFO B) is primarily used for financial reporting purposes C) stores information used by different managers for multiple purposes D) gathers only nonfinancial information Answer: C Diff: 1 Terms: cost accounting Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking 15) Cost accounting provides all of the following EXCEPT: A) information for management accounting and financial accounting B) pricing information from marketing studies C) financial information regarding the cost of acquiring resources D) nonfinancial information regarding the cost of operational efficiencies Answer: B Diff: 2 Terms: cost accounting Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking 16) Management accounting includes all of the following EXCEPT A) implementing strategies B) developing budgets C) preparing special studies and forecasts D) preparing the statement of cash flows Answer: D Diff: 1 Terms: treasury Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking 17) Financial accounting is concerned primarily with: A) external reporting to

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