A Textbook of Cost and Management Accounting, 11/e

A Textbook of Cost and Management Accounting, 11/e

Authors : M N Arora

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About the Author

M N Arora :-
He has teaching experience of more than four decades in Hans Raj College, University of Delhi. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. His experience has been mostly in teaching of Cost Accounting and Management Accounting in various courses including professional courses like MCom, BCom, MIB, MHROD, MBA, BBA, CA, and CS. He has authored popular textbooks which have been widely prescribed by UGC, ICAI, ICSI, and various universities. He was a Special Invitee in the meetings of the Cost Accounting Standards Board of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India for finalization of draft Cost Accounting Standards.

About the Book

A Textbook of Cost and Management Accounting provides the students with thorough grounding in cost concepts, cost behaviour and methods, and techniques of cost and management accounting with an understanding of the uses and limitations of cost and financial data for managerial operations.

The text of the subject matter has been presented in a student-friendly, simple and intelligible manner. Every discussion involving conceptual complexity is immediately illustrated by a numerical example.

In addition, the book contains a liberal sprinkling of charts and diagrams so as to make the subject easily understandable and highlight its finer points. The subject matter has been organized on 'first things first' basis for its logical presentation that sustains interest.

The approach of the book is examination oriented. Thus, a good number of problems and solutions have been included in its chapters. Theoretical and numerical questions have been mostly selected from various examinations. Objective type questions have been given to serve as self-test by students. This is an ideal book for self-study.

An all-inclusive, ideal book for self-study,

both for the students of Cost and Management Accounting as well as working professionals.



New in this Edition

  Thoroughly revised chapters
  A new chapter on Activity Based Costing (Chapter 5)
•; A modified chapter on Advanced Cost Management Techniques (Chapter 23)


Table of Content

1. Overview of Cost Accounting 
2. Material Cost 
3. Employee Cost (Labour Cost) 
4. Overhead Cost 
5. Activity Based Costing 
6. Output or Unit Costing (Cost Sheet) 
7. Job and Batch Costing 
8. Contract Costing 
9. Process Costing 
10. Joint Products and by-Products 
11. Operating Costing (Service Costing) 
12. Non-integrated and Integrated Accounts 
13. Reconciliation of Cost and Financial Accounts 
14. Management Accounting—Nature and Scope 
15. Financial Statement Analysis 
16. Funds Flow Statement 
17. Cash Flow Statement 
18. Marginal (Variable) Costing and Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis 
19. Budgeting and Budgetary Control 
20. Standard Costing and Variance Analysis 
21. Tactical Decision Making 
22. Responsibility Accounting and Transfer Pricing 
23. Advanced Cost Management Techniques 
• Subject Index