MBS669 Management Accounting Assignment, SUSS, Singapore: Assignment As a new graduate employee in a hospitality company, you are being introduced to the staff.
MBS669 Assignment As a new graduate employee in a hospitality company, you are being introduced to the staff. The company owns several businesses.
You have been informed that your initial job will require you to analyze the costing system of a restaurant (Café Deluxe) which is situated on a beachside tourist area. Your supervisor has recently attended a business conference where he was introduced to an improved costing system, Activity Based Costing. Café Deluxe presently uses traditional costing methods and they want your help to explore the adoption of Activity-based costing systems. On your first visit, you have noticed that it is a sit-down restaurant and offers menu dining. The corporate marketing manager is considering introducing a buffet menu at Café.
a) Explain the types of decisions Café Deluxe faces under normal business circumstances and the associated management accounting information required by the Café management.
b) Do you think the profitability of restaurant services (Buffet and menu dining) may be affected by this costing system change?
c) Identify value-added and non-value-added activities at Café Deluxe.
d) Classify the activities at Café Deluxe into 3-5 groups and identify activity drivers for each of the groups of activities.