Cost and Management Accounting Fundamentals

A southern African approach

Product Attributes

  • Soft Cover
  • 9781485111900
  • 1st edition
  • 474 pages
  • 2016


R 455.00


Written by a group of expert subject specialists using accessible language and engaging formats, this student-friendly text is a must-have resource for students at universities and universities of technology, as well as for those following MBA courses and other management accounting courses.

About this Publication:

Cost and Management Accounting is a comprehensive resource intended for courses which cover the fundamentals of this subject. The content is aligned to the latest curriculum of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and deals with the basic concepts and techniques for the identification and control of costs, as well as general cost management. Cost and Management Accounting has a strong southern African perspective and covers current issues on each topic.

Contents Include:

  1. The context of management accounting
  2. Basic cost accounting, cost classification, behaviour and
  3. Inventory management and control
  4. Labour cost and control 
  5. Manufacturing overheads
  6. Job costing and the flow of manufacturing cost 
  7. Construction contract costing 
  8. Process costing
  9. Budgets 
  10. Standard costing
  11. Integrated and interlocking accounting systems 
  12. Direct and absorption costing
  13. Cost-volume-profit analysis 
  14. Decision making 
  15. Pricing decisions 
  16. Investment appraisal 
  17. Management information

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Students in cost and management accounting at all levels
  • Practitioners in the field

Key Benefits:

  • Contextualised content, with relevant examples and case studies
  • A multitude of exercises
  • Extensive solutions, supplied in electronic format and containing overheads, will enable lecturers to provide students with the practice they require