Find out the cost per unit, Cost Accounting

Find Out the Cost per Unit

Material A is added at the start of a production process. Overheads and Labor are added continuously throughout the production process. At the ending of the process, 10,000 units were complete and 2,000 units were 60 percent complete as per overheads and labor.  The cost of raw materials employed throughout the period amounted to shs.220, 000, labour shs.150, 000 and overheads shs.74, 000.  There was no opening inventory.


Find out the cost per unit of both the completed units, and the units in the end inventory.




Physical Units



Conversion (direct Labour and overheads





Ending Inventory



   1, 200





Equivalent Units




Cost for the Period




Cost per Equivalent Unit:


220,000/1,200=sh18.33    224,000/11,200=sh20

Total Cost/Equivalent Unit




In the above illustrations, there is no opening work in process.  When it exists, we need to adopt a method of valuing it and incorporating it into the process accounts.

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