cost accountant


: a specialist in cost accounting

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Unfortunately, the cheapness makes a stronger impression than the handling, leaving us with the sense that another good idea has been gut-shot by the cost accountants. Kevin Smith, Car and Driver, 4 Mar. 2023 Monique Lauver was promoted to cost accountant at Masterpiece Design Group, Winter Park. Orlando Sentinel,, 14 May 2018 Nisha Singh was hired as job cost accountant at Paul Davis of Orlando., 19 June 2018 Jon and Debra McCammon, a retired engineer and cost accountant, recently faced this issue when deciding whether to borrow about $30,000 of home-equity debt to do landscaping and other improvements to their home in Surprise, Ariz. Laura Saunders, WSJ, 15 June 2018 Cara Langlie was promoted to senior cost accountant in the Melbourne office of Welsh Construction., 19 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cost accountant was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Cost accountant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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