Cost Accounting System Paper
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Differentiate among the general types of cost behavior.
Propose a rationale for cost allocation in healthcare organizations.
Apply break-even analysis.
Course outcome addressed in this Assignment:
HA520-5: Describe the overall planning process and the key components of the financial plan.
Write a 700- to 1,000-word paper identifying the specific cost accounting system an organization utilizes and how it uses the accounting information for financial management. Your paper must include the following:
Descriptions of the cost accounting system used in the organization
Pros and cons of this cost accounting system
Descriptions of how the organization uses the accounting information for financial management improvement recommendations for your organization’s accounting system
Include at least five references
At least two of the five references must be (peer-reviewed) references
A peer-reviewed reference is any source that has gone through some kind of peer-review, which means that it has been checked out by other professionals in the field to confirm its quality.
Peer -reviewed sources include:
* Articles in academic journals
* Textbooks from reputable publishers
* Some websites from reliable sources (e.g. government departments, universities, etc).
Examples of Peer-Reviewed References in APA format:
Baker, J. J., & Baker, R. W. (2009). Healthcare Finance. New York, NY: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
Groppelli, A. A., & Nikbakht, E. (2006). Finance. New York, NY: Barron’s Educational ChowdSeries
Gul, S., Sajid, M., & Razzaq, N. (2012). The relationship between dividend policy and shareholder’s wealth. Economies and Finance Review,2(2), 55–59. Retrieved from http://www.businessjournalz.org/articlepdf/EFR_2202april22m29v1.pdf
Chowdhury, A., & Chowdhury, S. P. (2010). Impact of capital structure on firm’s value: Evidence from bangladesh. Business and Economic Horizons, 3(3) 111–112. Retrieved from
Format your paper according to APA 6th standards