Harvard Compute the Direct Material Variance and Conversion Cost Variance Questions
Mirror Products manufactures mirrors and uses a standard process costing system.
The following production and cost data are based on June 2022. This information represents the standard cost of one unit:
Total manufacturing cost
20,000 units (100% DM; 80% conversion)
Started in June
Completed in June
??? (100%DM 60% conversion)
Actual costs for June:
Total actual cost
1. Prepare an equivalent unit of production schedule.
2. Prepare a cost of production report and assign costs to goods transferred and to inventory.
3. Compute the direct material variance and conversion cost variance. Show all work. What is the total amount to be booked against the cost of goods sold?
As a conclusion, please address the following:
4. Based on your analysis above, does this product appear to be a good source of income for the firm? Should it continue operations? Why or why not?