£29,343
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The average pay for a Cost Accountant is £29,343 per year.

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Salary £22,174 - £44,048
Bonus £196 - £4,383
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£23,108 - £44,048
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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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Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
₤29,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 51%