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English definition of “cost accountant”

cost accountant

noun [C]
 
 
ACCOUNTING an accountant who examines all the costs involved in a business activity or a production process in order to help managers decide how to make profits or save money: The prime role of the cost accountant is to support the Group Finance Director in business planning and cost control. → See also management accountant
(Definition of cost accountant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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