Unique Skill ID: ESB6859F09DF2E149CC9

Cost Accounting

Cost accounting is defined as "a systematic set of procedures for recording and reporting measurements of the cost of manufacturing goods and performing services in the aggregate and in detail. It includes methods for recognizing, classifying, allocating, aggregating and reporting such costs and comparing them with standard costs." (IMA) Often considered a subset of managerial accounting, its end goal is to advise the management on how to optimize business practices and processes based on cost efficiency and capability. Cost accounting provides the detailed cost information that management needs to control current operations and plan for the future.

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Capital Assets
Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports
Cost Allocation
Expense Analysis
Financial Accounting
Financial Close
Management Accounting
Standard Cost Accounting
Variance Analysis
Variance Explanation

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