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The Cost Accountant is Dead

April 19th, 2009 Comments off

This article discusses the new role that Cost Accountants are filling in organizations.  In fact, it replaces the term “Cost Accountant” with “Business Process Analyst” instead to reflect better the role that is being filled and the skills that are needed to succeed in the new environment.  Strategic Finance is a publication of the Institute of Management Accountants so realize that they are in the business of promoting Cost/Management Accountants and their role in organizations.  The IMA is the organization that administers the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) credential.

The Cost Accountant Is Dead; Long Live the Business Process Analyst.  Hannon, Neal J.  Strategic Finance; Dec2005, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p59-60, 2p