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Project 4 for Manage Data Scenario: You have just been hired into a management position which requires the application of your budgeting skills. You find out that budgeting has not been a priority of the company and that they have been experiencing cash shortages. You have contacted various areas on the organization and have accumulated the information below to assist you in preparing a comprehensive budget. Following is actual information relates to the operations of a merchandiser named Sled Company, a wholesaler of sleds as of March 31. Cash $7,000 Accounts receivable 15,200 Inventory 22,960 Accounts Payable 22,000 Actual and Budgeted sales dollar Data-Sales Budget: March (actual) $38,000 April $41,000 May $42,000 June $40,000 July $43,000 Sales are following type: 65% Cash sales collected in month of sale 35% Credit sales collected in the following month of sale Credit sales are collected in the month following sale. The accounts receivable at March 31 are a result of March credit sales. Cost of goods sold equals 80% of sales price At the end of each month, inventory is to be on hand equal to 70% of following month’s sales needs, stated at cost. Inventory purchases are paid 47% in month of purchase 53% in month after purchase The accounts payable at March 31 are a result of March purchases of inventory. Monthly expenses are as follows and are paid in the month incurred if it is a cash expense. Salaries and wages 13% of sales dollar Rent $2,500 per month Other cash expenses 4% of sales dollar Advertising $1,000 per month Depreciation $900 for April only Depreciation $1,000 per the months of May and June Equipment purchased for cash in May $2,000 Required: 1. Prepare a Cash Receipts Budget for the quarter ending June 30th, by month and quarter. You do not need a formal sales budget since the sales budget is above in the data. 2. Prepare a merchandise purchase budget by month and quarter. A merchandiser purchases in dollars. I have set up a formatted budget for you. You can see how I have made a few minor changes to Schedule 2 on page 356, which is a production budget which we are not preparing. Make sure you think about the numbers you use in the quarter column. I am specifically talking about how you handle beginning and ending inventory. 3. Prepare a Selling and Administrative Expense Budget, by month and quarter. My budget is a little bit different than the one in the text, because I used percentage of sales dollar. 4. Prepare a Cash Disbursements Budget, by month and quarter. 5. Prepare a cash budget showing the months and quarter. Use the format I have provided on the budget sheet. Do not worry about a minimum cash balance or financing needs, since we are trying to develop a cash management plan. 6. Based on the quarterly cash budget you prepared, do you have any recommendations on cash management. Discuss the type of business and the cash flow problems a company in this industry might have. Type your answer on the budget worksheet , where I have set out the question. 7. Prepare a budgeted income statement for the quarter ending June 30, 20XX. You do not need to show monthly columns.I entered Sales for you on the income statement 8. What do you think about the survivability of this business? 9. What if the company finds out the monthly rent will increase to $2,800, what budgets are effected? Why? What is the New Net income(Loss)? If you have linked everything correctly, you should only have to change the monthly rent on this sheet to determine your answer to the questions asked. Please change the rent back to the original amount of 2,500 before you submit. rial Accounting MBA 642

Project 4 for Manage

Data Scenario:

You have just been hired into a management position which requires the application of your budgeting skills. You find out that budgeting has not been a priority of the company and that they have been experiencing cash shortages. You have contacted various areas on the organization and have accumulated the information below to assist you in preparing a comprehensive budget.

Following is actual information relates to the operations of a merchandiser named Sled Company, a wholesaler of sleds as of March 31.

 

Cash $7,000
Accounts receivable 15,200
Inventory 22,960
Accounts Payable 22,000
Actual and Budgeted sales dollar Data-Sales Budget:
March (actual) $38,000
April $41,000
May $42,000
June $40,000
July $43,000
Sales are following type: 65% Cash sales collected in month of sale
35% Credit sales collected in the following month of sale
Credit sales are collected in the month following sale. The accounts receivable at March 31 are a result of March credit sales.
Cost of goods sold equals 80% of sales price
At the end of each month, inventory is to be on hand equal to
70% of following month’s sales needs, stated at cost.
Inventory purchases are paid 47% in month of purchase
53% in month after purchase
The accounts payable at March 31 are a result of March purchases of inventory.
Monthly expenses are as follows and are paid in the month incurred if it is a cash expense.
Salaries and wages 13% of sales dollar
Rent $2,500 per month
Other cash expenses 4% of sales dollar
Advertising $1,000 per month
Depreciation $900 for April only
Depreciation $1,000 per the months of May and June
Equipment purchased for cash
in May $2,000

 

Required:

1. Prepare a Cash Receipts Budget for the quarter ending June 30th, by month and quarter.

You do not need a formal sales budget since the sales budget is above in the data.

2. Prepare a merchandise purchase budget by month and quarter. A merchandiser purchases in dollars.

I have set up a formatted budget for you. You can see how I have made a few minor changes to Schedule 2 on page 356, which is a production budget which we are not preparing.

Make sure you think about the numbers you use in the quarter column.

I am specifically talking about how you handle beginning and ending inventory.

3. Prepare a Selling and Administrative Expense Budget, by month and quarter.

My budget is a little bit different than the one in the text, because I used percentage of sales dollar.

4. Prepare a Cash Disbursements Budget, by month and quarter.

5. Prepare a cash budget showing the months and quarter.

Use the format I have provided on the budget sheet.

Do not worry about a minimum cash balance or financing needs, since we are trying to develop a cash management plan.

6. Based on the quarterly cash budget you prepared, do you have any recommendations on cash management. Discuss the type of business and the cash flow problems a company in this industry might have.

Type your answer on the budget worksheet , where I have set out the question.

7. Prepare a budgeted income statement for the quarter ending June 30, 20XX.

You do not need to show monthly columns.I entered Sales for you on the income statement

8. What do you think about the survivability of this business?

9. What if the company finds out the monthly rent will increase to $2,800, what budgets are effected? Why? What is the New Net income(Loss)?

If you have linked everything correctly, you should only have to change the monthly rent on this sheet to determine your answer to the questions asked. Please change the rent back to the original amount of 2,500 before you submit. rial Accounting MBA 642

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