Features and Procedures of Job costing
Features of Job costing
Product is against the customer's order and not on job stocks. Every job has its own characteristics and needs special skills and attention.
Procedures of Job Costing
The application of job costing method begins when a customer's order is obtained. After accepting an order, an individual work or job order number is assigned to every job for or separate order identification. Production order is then made giving authority for the job to start. A job cost account for each job is then opened. In this account, all costs concerning to that particular job are recorded and this account closed merely when the job is complete. After completion of the job, an invoice is prepared or ready and served to the customer.
"Applied Overhead absorption rate is = Budgeted Overheads ÷ Denominator value"
The Denominator value where the denominator value refers to units of several specified overhead absorption base as illustrated machine hours and direct labour hours also.