The average salary for a Cost Accountant is AED 76,646 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.
|Range||AED 0AED 257K|
|Salary||AED 36,492 - AED 255,080|
|Bonus||AED 0.00 - AED 17,403|
|Profit Sharing||AED 5,500|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|AED 36,492 - AED 257,055|
Job Description for Cost Accountant
A cost accountant performs routine and special analyses to help determine the type of operations and materials that are most cost effective for their organization. This accountant helps assess which products and raw materials are best suited to their company’s objectives, and they may be expected to create a costing system that can continuously evaluate the value of inventory and associated costs. The cost accountant should be able to determine and explain the factors that will cause costs to vary; strong research skills are essential to determine all of the costs associated with certain decisions. Additionally, cost accountants may need to document internal factors and controls that are affecting costs. The cost accountant often helps senior management to make key decisions, in some cases including decisions related to employees' salaries and product pricing.Read More...
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or another relevant field is necessary in this position. Previous cost accounting experience is generally required or preferred as well. The cost accountant should be proficient with basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite, as well as be able to work independently and in a team setting. Cost accountants generally work in an office setting during regular business hours, although additional and/or alternative hours may be required depending on deadlines and their employer's needs. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Cost Accountant Tasks
- Analyzes monthly and quarterly ledger activities.
- Prepares financial audit schedules and reports for management.
- Ensures services and processes are in compliance with account practices and regulatory requirements.
- Record and report the costs of manufacturing goods and providing services.
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