Roadmap for Cost Accounting [AX 2012]

Updated: August 20, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

This topic provides a set of resources for structured learning of cost accounting in supply chain management in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. The topics and resources listed here provide background and conceptual information to help you learn about cost accounting.

Cost accounting is used to measure and report financial information that is related to an organization’s acquisition, consumption, and use of resources. In particular, cost accounting in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 lets you plan, manage, and track costs for inventory, manufactured goods, and overhead. With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, you can use a normal costing method and a standard costing method to plan and manage costs.

Here’s what you need to do before you deploy and configure cost accounting. These topics will help you learn about the new features for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

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Here’s what you need to do to define a cost accounting policy to comply with the accounting policy that is used in your organization. You will also learn what you need do to define a structure to make sure that costs and revenues can be captured and allocated between cost centers and profit centers.

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