Educational Supply Company case study. The company provides educational materials and supplies to educational institutions. The business model is to be a one-stop provider of educational supply needs. For example, some of their product lines include educational workbooks, classroom visual aids, instructor support materials, art supplies, lab supplies, and administrative office supplies. While the company serves all levels of educational institutions, the majority of its customers are K-12 schools. Sales can vary quite a bit from month-to-month, as K-12 educational institutions have seasonal ordering patterns. Thus, budgeting is vital for planning and cash-flow purposes. educational supply has a June 30 fiscal year end.
create department budgets for the four main departments of Educational Supply Company: Sales, Purchasing Operation, and Finance.
Assume you are the new cost accountant at company. In this new position, you have been asked to perform a few tasks for the company’s leadership team. The company has four main managers: sales manager, purchasing manager, operations manager, and finance manager. Each manager has general information about the company as a whole, as well as information about their own department—private information known only by this departmental manager—that is more accurate than the general corporate information.
complete the four department budgets for the three-month period beginning July 1 and ending September 30.
Address the critical elements listed below:
Prepare Budgets A. Review the financial information and enter data into the correct tabs in the Final Project II workbook. Be sure to complete all the relevant tabs in the workbook. Complete the following:
1.A sales budget by month and in total
2.A schedule of expected cash collections from sales by month and in total
3.A merchandise purchase budget in dollars by month and in total
4. A schedule of expected cash disbursements for merchandise purchases by month and in total
5. A selling and administrative budget by month and in total
6. A schedule of expected cash disbursements for selling and administration by month and in total
7. A cash budget by month and in total