Cost analyst

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In business, a cost analyst is a person who analyzes a company's costs, or the use of available resources, and reports such analysis to management for decision-making and control.

Industry requirements[edit]

Cost analysts may require a strong background in cost accounting methods, may gain certification as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) by taking and passing a series of exams from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) or Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI).