CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

2A27
COST ACCOUNTANT


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is cost accounting work supervising and participating in the development, installation and maintenance of cost accounting systems. Work involves the preparation of cost figures reflecting departmental operations. Contact with departmental officials and technical personnel in developing cost accounting systems and reporting procedures is a significant aspect of the work.

Work is performed under the direction of an accounting or an administrative supervisor. Assignments require evaluative thinking and work is performed in accordance with precedents and well defined policies. The employee has responsibility for the analysis of the operational costs of an assigned department and provides management with cost information for use in planning programs and budgets.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 10/76.) Or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: EP21
Class Established: 10/1956
Latest Spec. Revision: 10/1976

ML/deb/sb


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