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cost accountant UK US noun [C]
ACCOUNTING an accountant who examines all the costs involved in a business activity or a production process in order to help managers decide how to make profits or save money: »

The prime role of the cost accountant is to support the Group Finance Director in business planning and cost control.

See also MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT(Cf. ↑management accountant)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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