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Cost Clerk

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Summary

Compile production or sales cost reports.

What does a Cost Clerk do?

Compiles production or sales cost reports on unit or total basis for department or working unit: Calculates individual items, such as labor, material, and time costs, relationship of sales or revenues to cost, and overhead expenditures, using calculating machine. Examines records, such as time and production sheets, payrolls, operations charts and schedules, to obtain data for calculations. Prepares reports showing total cost, selling prices, or rates profits. May be designated according to work performed as Cost-Estimating Clerk; Operating-Cost Clerk.

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