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Process Costing Journal Entries LO1 Schneider Brot is a bread-baking company located in Aachen, Germany, near the Dutch border The company uses a process costing system for its single product

Process Costing Journal Entries [LO1]

Schneider Brot is a bread-baking company located in Aachen, Germany, near the Dutch border. The company uses a process costing system for its single product—a popular pumpernickel bread. Schneider Brot has two processing departments—Mixing and Baking. The T-accounts below show the flow of costs through the two departments in April (all amounts are in the currency euros):

 

Work in Process—Mixing

 

Balance 4/1

 

10,000

 

Transferred out

 

760,000

Direct materials

330,000

 

 

Direct labor

260,000

 

 

Overhead

190,000

 

 

 

Work in Process—Baking

 

Balance 4/1

 

20,000

 

Transferred out

 

980,000

Transferred in

760,000

 

 

Direct labor

120,000

 

 

Overhead

90,000

 

 

 

Required:

Prepare journal entries showing the flow of costs through the two processing departments during April.

 

 

 

EXERCISE 4–9 Cost Assignment; Cost Reconciliation—Weighted-Average Method [LO2, LO4, LO5] Kenton Industrial Corporation uses the weighted-average method in its process costing system. During April, the Baker Assembly Department completed its processing of 18,000 units and trans- ferred them to the next department. The cost of beginning inventory and the costs added during April amounted to $855,000 in total. The ending inventory in April consisted of 1,500 units, which were 90% complete with respect to materials and 40% complete with respect to labor and over- head. The costs per equivalent unit for the month were as follows:

 

 

Materials

Labor

Overhead

Cost per equivalent unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

$24.00

$7.00

$14.00

 

Required:

1.       Compute the equivalent units of materials, labor, and overhead in the ending inventory for the month.

2.       Compute the cost of ending inventory and of the units transferred to the next department for April.

3.       Prepare a cost reconciliation for April. (Note: You will not be able to break the cost to be accounted for into the cost of beginning inventory and costs added during the month.)

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