Manufacturing Cost Accounting

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MCA Closing Jobs with Complete SFC Orders

  1. Adjust Material Issues (SFC \ Trx \ Material Transactions \ Issue/Return)
    If there are any changes from standard for material usage, the differences are recorded here.
    a) Shop Order = Enter the SFC Order that has the material usage difference.
    b) Comp Item No. = Enter the component that caused the difference.
    c) Make sure the Path No., Oper No. and Seq No. reflect the step in the routing that had the difference.
    d) Trx Date = The date the material usage occurred.
    e) To Issue = Enter the quantity of the item that was used above what was allocated for the order. Example: If the order called for 5 of the component and 7 were used, enter 2.
    f) To Return = Enter the quantity of the item that was allocated but not used. Example: If the order called for 5 of the component and 3 were used, enter 2.

Tip: If you are not sure of the item, you can click the “Material” button to display the following screen that lists components issued for the shop order.

  1. Post Job Transactions (MCA \ Trx \ Activity Transactions \ Post Transactions…)

    1. Enter the Job No you wish to post transactions for or press <Tab> for all unposted transactions. Typically, this will be the SFC Order No. If you have multiple jobs you wish to post, you can press the Select Job Numbers button and the following window will display.

    2. Enter the Job No. for each job you want to post. Press <Enter>. After all jobs have been selected, escape or press the return button on the toolbar.

    3. Enter the transaction dates you wish to post. By pressing <Tab> it will default to all dates with unposted transactions.

  2. Close Orders (SFC \ Processes \ Order Status Processing \ Close Orders)

    1. Starting Shop Order No. = If you are closing a single shoporder, enter the shop order number. If you are closing a range of sequential shop orders enter the first order in the range. Pressing <Tab> will list all shop orders that are not closed.

    2. Ending Shop Order No. = If you are closing a range of shop orders, enter the last shop order in the range.

    3. Starting Item No. = If you want to close only shop orders for a specific item, enter the item. If you are orders for a range of sequential items enter the first item number in the range. Pressing <Tab> will include open orders for all items.

    4. Ending Item No. = If you are closing shop orders for a range of items, enter the last shop item in the range.

    5. Starting Start Date = The beginning start date for orders you wish to close. Pressing <Tab> will include all dates.

    6. Order Status = You can limit the orders that display by selecting a single status to display. A will display all work orders that are not closed. Typically you will want to limit this to E=Ended. An ended shop order has all production complete and reported.

    7. By double clicking on the order in the list window, or highlighting it and pressing <Enter>, you will select the order to be closed.

    8. After all orders you wish to close are selected, press <Esc> or the return button on the toolbar and you will be asked “Process Selected Orders?”. Click Yes.

  3. Post Job Transactions (MCA \ Trx \ Activity Transactions \ Post Transactions…)

    1. See Step 2.

  4. Close Job (MCA \ Trx \ Job Status \ Close Jobs…)

    1. Enter the Job No you wish to Close or press <Tab> to close all eligible jobs. Typically, this will be the SFC Order No. If you have multiple jobs you wish to post, you can press the Select Job Numbers button and the following window will display.

    2. Enter the Job No. for each job you want to close. Press <Enter>. After all jobs have been selected, escape or press the return button on the toolbar.

    3. Print Closed Job Report? = Typically checked

    4. Print Missing or Zero Costs Report? = Typically checked

    5. Include Jobs with Missing Actual Costs? = Typically checked

    6. Include Jobs with Zero Planned Costs? = Typically checked

    7. Press <Enter>

    8. Print to file. These reports are normally not reviewed.