Option #1: Venture Consultants, Power and Demolition Company, and Warnerwood Accounting Cases
Portfolio Project Option #1 is for accounting students who are sensing learners, and learn best from concrete materials and examples. If this is your learning style preference, you are practical and careful with detail. For this assignment, you are required to complete all three accounting cases: Venture Consultants, Power and Demolition Company, and Warnerwood. You will then present Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the Portfolio Project in Excel as journal entries, following the exact instructions that accompany each part.
Denzel Brooks opens a web consulting business called Venture Consultants and completes the following transactions in March:
March 1: Brooks invested $150,000 cash along with $22,000 of office equipment in the company.
March 2: Venture Consultants pre-paid $6,000 cash or six months’ rent for their office.
March 3: Venture Consultants made credit purchases for office equipment for $3,000 and office supplies for $1,200. Payment is due within 10 days.
March 6: Venture Consultants completed services for a client and immediately received $4,000 cash.
March 9: Venture Consultants completed a $7,500 project for a client who must pay within 30 days.
March 12: Venture Consultants paid $4,200 cash to settle the account payable created on March 3.
March 19: Venture Consultants paid a $5,000 cash premium on a 12-month insurance policy.
March 22: Venture Consultants received $3,500 cash as a partial payment for the work completed on March 9.
March 25: Venture Consultants completed work for another client for $3,820 on credit.
March 29: Brooks withdrew $5,100 cash from the company for personal use.
March 30: Venture Consultants purchased $600 of additional office supplies on credit.
March 31: Venture Consultants paid $500 cash for this month’s utility bill.
Prepare journals for the above economic transactions. Use the file called “Assignment Template” in the assignment section for Part #1, Venture Capital Consultants. Enter your journals to the general ledger using the same file name.
The following unadjusted trial balance is for Power and Demolition Company as of year-end for the April 30, 2015 fiscal year. The April 30, 2015 credit balance of the owner’s equity account is $46,900, and the owner invested $40,000 cash in the company during 2015.
|168||Accumulated depreciation – equipment||$14,000|
|251||Long-term notes payable||$30,000|
|401||Demolition fees earned||$187,000|
|683||Property tax expense||$9,700|
a) Journalize the following adjusting entries as of fiscal year-end April 30, 2015.
b) Post the adjusting entries to an unadjusted trial balance and prepare the adjusted trial balance.
c) Create financial statements.
- The supplies available at the end of fiscal 2015 year are at a cost of $7,900.
- The cost of expired insurance for the fiscal year is $10,600.
- Annual depreciation on equipment is $7,000; no other depreciation adjustment was made in 2015.
- The April utilities expense of $800 is not included in the adjusted trial balance, because the bill arrived after the trial balance was prepared. The $800 amount owed needs to be recorded..
- The company’s employees have earned $2000 of accrued wages in the fiscal year.
- The rent expense not yet paid or recorded in the fiscal year is $3000.
- Additional property taxes of $550 have been assessed for the fiscal year, but have not yet been paid or recorded in the accounts.
- The $300 accrued interest for April has not yet been paid and reported.
The Warnerwood Company uses a perpetual inventory system. It entered the following purchases and sales transactions for March into the system:
|Date||Activities||Units Acquired at Cost||Cost per Unit||Units Sold at Retail||Price per unit|
|March 1||Beginning inventory||100 units||$50|
|March 5||Purchase||400 units||$55|
|March 18||Purchase||120 units||$60|
|March 25||Purchase||200 units||$62|
|March 29||Sales||160 units||$95|
|Totals||820 units||580 units|
Show all of your work in an Excel spreadsheet for the following tasks:
- Compute the number of units available for sale.
- Compute the number of units in ending inventory.
- Compute the cost assigned to ending inventory using (a) FIFO, (b) LIFO, and (c) weighted average. (Round the average cost per unit to 2 decimal places.)
- Compute the gross profit earned by the company for each of the three costing methods. (Round the average cost per unit to 2 decimal places.)