Cost Accounting:


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Cost Accounting:
1010202Cost Accounting: A Really Short Course in Manufacturing Productivity"Cost accounting" sounds a little redundant, doesn't it? After all, isn't all "accounting" about "cost"? Well, yes and no. To folks in the business of accounting and those most familiar with accounting practices, cost accounting is that special branch of the field that deals exclusively with the cost of making or buying a product or service that the company then sells to its customers. Costs that are in the purview of the cost accounting specialists (known affectionately as "cost accountants") are all those costs on the income statement between the revenue line and the gross profit line, referred to in
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Gene Siciliano, C.M.C., C.P.A.: Finance for Non-Financial Managers. Cost Accounting:, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003), AccessEngineering Export