Variance Analysis and Standard Costing
Standard costing is defined with CIMA like a technique that uses standards for revenues and costs for the purpose of control via variance analysis. CIMA defines a standard costs also. We will restrict ourselves in this text, to CIMA's definition of a standard cost
Standard cost is defined like 'predetermined calculation of how much costs must be beneath specified working situations.
Standard variance and costing analysis is a technique used with management accountants in the implementation of their service in the areas of control and planning, decision making to management in the given ways:-