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- 1) Applies principles of cost accounting to conduct studies which provide detailed cost information not supplied by general accounting systems: Plans study and collects data to determine costs of business activity, such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
- 2) Analyzes data obtained and records results, using computer.
- 3) Analyzes changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, to determine effects on costs.
- 4) Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
- 5) Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
- 6) May develop and install manual or computer-based cost accounting system.
- 7) May specialize in analyzing costs relating to public utility rate schedule and be designated Rate Engineer.
- 8) May specialize in appraisal and evaluation of real property or equipment for sale, acquisition, or tax purposes for public utility and be designated Valuation Engineer.
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