A Cost Accountant with Microsoft Excel skills earns an average salary of AED 78,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AED 49,388 - AED 349,049
AED 49K
AED 78K
AED 350K
MEDIAN: AED 78,000
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Salary AED 49,388 - AED 349,049
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 34,765
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AED 49,388 - AED 349,521
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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.

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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.

Cost Accountant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 82,432

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

▲174%

National Average
AED 82,000

▼21%

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 19%