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Cost Accountant

Cost accountant builds budget and oversees cost of the company. It is also known as management accountant. They work as a watchdog for the company and   provide detailed information to the management, so that the management can control their current activities and plan for future. There are several process included such as recording, analyzing, allocating, and summarizing. 

Career Options

  • - Chairman - Managing Director - Finance Director - General Manager - Finance Manager - Chief Accountant - Financial Controller - Senior Marketing Manager - Chief Internal Auditor

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - Management skills - Communication skills - Presentation skills - Leadership skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - The Institute of Cost Management Accountants of India (ICMAI) - Foundation Program- 6 months - Intermediate Program- 12 months - Management Training- 36 months - Final Course- 12 months

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Working Conditions

Generally the cost accountant work in office environment but they are expected to be familiar with all production operations and regularly visits in all department in an organization.

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Successful Persons

Vinod Kumar Parwanda

He is a senior instructor of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India since 1987 and also Cost Accountant in the Parwanda & Associates since August,2015. He has 29 years of post qualification experience in Finance & Accounts, Auditing, Financial Services, Projects Financing, Social Sector Programmes, Skill Development Programmes etc.

CMA Farook Musthafa Shaik

He has done MBA in Finance & Marketing 2002, completed ICWA in 2006 and now a Fellow Member of Cost Accountants of India.He has 12 years experience in various Industries and worked as Finance Trainee in Neyveli lignite corporation ltd, as Cost audit assistant for a Rao, Murthy & Associates, Bangalore.

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