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cost accountant

An accountant who keeps records of the costs of production and distribution.

cost accounting n.

cost accounting

(Accounting & Book-keeping) the recording and controlling of all the expenditures of an enterprise in order to facilitate control of separate activities. Also called: management accounting
cost accountant n

cost′ account`ing

an accounting system that analyzes the cost of items involved in production.
cost′ account`ant, n.
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Noun1.cost accounting - keeping account of the costs of items in production
accountancy, accounting - the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
costing - cost accounting
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15 (ANI-NewsVoir): The Institute of Cost Accountants of India is organising the National Cost Convention 2018.
Prequalification are invited for Practising Chartered Accountant Or Cost Accountant Or A Firm Of Chartered Accountants /Cost Accountants Registered With The Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of India/Institute Of Cost Accountants Of India For Appointment Of One No.
The event, Antyodaya - Alleviation of Poverty through Economics of Empowerment, was organised by Ahlia University in Gosi Complex on Exhibition Avenue along with the Bahrain Overseas Centre of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India under the patronage of the Indian Embassy.
Professionals such as chartered accountants, company secretaries and cost accountants associated with shell companies and involved in illegal activities have also been identified, according to a statement.
The Bahrain chapter of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) said it has received approval from its Kolkata headquarters to commence examinations in the Kingdom.
Readers should keep in mind that IMA was originally founded as the National Association of Cost Accountants.
Specifically, student volunteers are asked to assume roles as direct laborers, production supervisors, a materials (paper) manager, and, of course, cost accountants (all students).
And busy cost accountants who will watch my bottom line.
It led to the formation of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants in 1919 (the same year the National Association of Cost Accountants began in the US).
He was also active in, and was a life member of, both the National Association of Cost Accountants and the Greendale Men's Club.
The National Association of Cost Accountants, the predecessor of today's Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), is formed.
In 1920, explicitly following the lead of Britain and the US, the CA's created the Canadian Society of Cost Accountants (CSCA) to represent and provide professional guidance to cost accountants.