Cost Accountant and Cost Analysis
Is a member of chief accounting officers department? And he is responsible for collecting product costs and preparing exact and timely reports to control and evaluate company operations. Cost accountants assemble, summarize and classify financial and economic data upon the production and pricing of services and goods.
Is an activity such uses engineering, motion and time studies, timekeeper's planning and records schedules from production supervisors. Cost analysis systems involve break even analysis, capital expenditure analysis, comparative cost analysis and budgeting techniques. After find out what is really happening, accountants must identify available alternatives. Then professional judgment is desired to apply and interpret the conclusions of each costing systems.