Cost Accountant Job Descriptions

Cost accountants prepare budgets and evaluate company performance and expenditures.

Cost accountants prepare budgets and evaluate company performance and expenditures.

Companies would operate a lot less efficiently without cost accountants, who study plant and department operations and help reduce costs. These professionals, who are also known as managerial or industrial accountants, analyze factors that affect prices and enhance the profitability of products. If you have analytical, communication and math skills and are highly detail oriented, a job as a cost accountant might be an appropriate career choice.

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