Question 1 pts
In order to be useful to managers, management accounting reports should possess all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:
provide objective measures of past operations and subjective estimates about future decisions
be prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
be provided at any time management needs information
be prepared to report information for any unit of the business to support decision making
Question 2 pts
Who are the individuals charged with the responsibility for directing the day-to-day operations of a business?
Question 3 pts
What is the primary criterion for the preparation of managerial accounting reports?
Relevance of the reports
Meet the manager needs
Timing of the reports
Cost of the reports
Question 4 pts
Which of the following is most associated with financial accounting?
Can have both objective and subjective information.
Can be prepared periodically, or as needed.
Prepared in accordance with GAAP
Can be prepared for the entity or segment.
Question 5 pts
Managerial accounting reports must be useful to the user of the information.
Question 6 pts
Planning is the process of setting goals for the use of an organization’s resources and of developing ways to achieve these goals.
Question 7 pts
Managerial accounting provides useful information to managers on product costs.
Question 8 pts
Since there are few rules to restrict how an organization chooses to arrange its own internal data for decision making, managerial accounting provides ample opportunity for creativity and change.