Financial accounting, management accounting and cost accounting
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In CS ONLINE COACHING CLASSES for CS PREPARATION in the CS COURSE one of the subject at Executive level is Cost and Management Accounting. In this subject we have a topic under management accounting viz, the difference between Financial accounting, management accounting and cost accounting which is explained below.
Difference between Financial accounting, management accounting, and cost accounting
|Basis of comparison||Financial accounting||Management accounting||Cost accounting|
|Meaning||Financial accounting is an accounting system that captures the records of financial information about the business to show the correct financial position of the company at a particular date.||In an organization, a system which helps to provides relevant information to the managers for making policies, plan and strategies for running the business effectively are known as management accounting.|
In an organization, the recording, classifying and summarizing of cost data is known as Cost Accounting.
|Objective||Financial information to be provided to outsiders||Assisting the management in planning and decision- making process.||Ascertainment of cost.|
|Scope||Financial Accounting has wide scope and area of application.||Impact and effect aspect of costs.||Concerned with ascertainment, allocation and distribution and accounting aspects of cost.|
|User||Internal and external parties||Only internal management||Internal parties|
|Time of recording||At the end of accounting period||Complete and detailed reports regarding various information||Cost accounting are frequently prepared and reported to the management|
|Information||Monetary||Monetary and Non-monetary||Quantitative|
|Published and audited||By statutory auditor||It is for only internal use||By cost auditor|
|Planning||Long range planning||Short range planning and long range planning||Short range planning|
|Cost of recording||Historical cost only||Historical cost as well as predetermined cost||Historical cost as well as predetermined cost|
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