cost accountant


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cost accountant

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

cost accounting n.
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Noun1.cost accountant - a specialist in the systematic recording and analysis of the costs incident to production
accountant, comptroller, controller - someone who maintains and audits business accounts
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cost accountant

nanalizzatore m dei costi
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Quality Vision International announces the following new hires: Christopher Baker, technical content development II; Joseph Castiglia, technical content development; Shawn Ralston, VIEW application engineer; Ronald Tornow, machinist; Scott Schum, inventory control analyst; Steven Fowler, cost accountant; Brandon Krause, painter; Jacob Hilton, stockroom clerk; Josiah Olszowy, precision optical technician; Therese Bastuk-Corrigan, director of product and brand marketing; and Da'Von Noble, material coordinator.
One of the 20th century's most influential accounting academics was William Paton, who in a 1922 treatise described what he believed to be the cost accountant's chief activity:
Prior to that, he worked as a director of Finance and Administration for Lexware GmbH & Co KG and as cost accountant and cost analyst at Dow Chemical Inc.
He was a Cost Accountant for Cranston Print Works in Webster for 30 years retiring in 2007.
Not only is the trainee accountant impressing his bosses global producer of home and personal care products, & Gamble (P& G), he has been named as the CoLaS 2009 Apprentice of the Year, sponsored by NEPIC and the National Skills Academy Process Joe was praised for his financial and problem- solving along with the added value he has brought to the This includes using his German language to liaise day-to-day with P & G's international As a cost accountant, Joe is responsible for the end close of one of the company's largest manufacturing sites in Europe.
I passed the exams by correspondence course in the early fifties while I was an office manager in a small Norfolk manufacturing company and I used them to obtain a chief cost accountant's job in India (two years as a RAF navigator in India probably helped).
The best person in your organization to help you make that case is the cost accountant. Every operation has one, as they provide vital, decision-making information to management, but they are often unsung heroes.
"Then I got a job as a cost accountant and I was useless at mathematics.
Prior to coming to Zeiss, Lynn was employed by Earth Technology of Richmond, Va., for four years as a field cost accountant.
The contemporary literature gives the impression that costing procedures were prostituted to the requirements of financial accounting and that everyone was satisfied provided that the aggregate of unit costs calculated by the cost accountant equaled the total expenses recorded in the general ledger [Smails, 1939].
Often, monitoring and facilitating interfaces were a standard part of a cost accountant's duties during the closing process.

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