4.3 Use the Job Order Costing Method to Trace the Flow of Product Costs through the Inventory Accounts; 4.4 Compute a Predetermined Overhead Rate and Apply Overhead to Production; 4.5 Compute the Cost of a Job Using Job Order Costing; 4.6 Determine and Dispose of Underapplied or Overapplied Overhead; 4.7 Prepare Journal Entries for a Job Order ...
The job order cost system is used when products are made based on specific customer orders. Each product produced is considered a job. Costs are tracked by job. Services rendered can also be considered a job. For example, service companies consider the creation of a financial plan by a certified financial planner, or of an estate plan by an attorney, unique jobs.