ACCOUNTANT COST, 11/2010 - PRESENT
Apply principles of cost accounting to conduct studies which provide detailed cost information not supplied by general accounting systems
Plan study collects data to define costs of business activity, like raw material purchases, inventory and labor
Analyze data obtained records results, using computer
Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, to define effects on costs
Analyze actual manufacturing costs prepares periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs
Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices profitability of products or services
May develop install manual or computer-based cost accounting system
May specialize in analyzing costs relating to public utility rate schedule and be designated Rate Engineer profess. kin.
May specialize in appraisal and evaluation of real property or equipment for sale, acquisition, or tax purposes for public utility and be designated Valuation Engineer profess. kin. .
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Three years of working experience as Accountant Cost
- Use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
- Talk to others to convey information effectively