cost accounting


cost accounting

noun

business : a system of recording and studying how much money a company spends

Full Definition of COST ACCOUNTING

:  the systematic recording and analysis of the costs of material, labor, and overhead incident to production

First Known Use of COST ACCOUNTING

1913

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