The type of product a company produces affects the type of accounting system needed to determine product cost. The 2 most common types of costing systems are job-order costing and process costing.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
- Compare and contrast job-order and process costing systems. How can events in a job-order costing system affect financial statements? How can events in a process costing system affect financial statements? Provide specific examples for each type.